40 Years is an album by The Dubliners, released in 2002. To celebrate 40 years together, the band recorded an album and undertook a European tour. Ronnie Drew and Jim McCann rejoined the group on both the album and the tour. Twelve new tracks were recorded by the seven surviving members, both present and past, and old recordings by Luke Kelly, Ciarán Bourke and Bob Lynch also featured on the album.

40 Years
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Compilation album by
ReleasedMay 6, 2002
GenreIrish folk
LabelCeltic Collections
ProducerDavid Donaghy
The Dubliners chronology
Alive Alive-O
40 Years
Live from the Gaiety

Track listingEdit

1."Don't Give Up Til It's Over" (Previously unreleased)3:48
2."Lord Of The Dance" (Previously unreleased)2:54
3."Dancing At Whitsun" (Previously unreleased)3:16
4."When The Boys Come Rolling Home" (Previously unreleased)3:27
5."Raglan Road"4:15
6."The Rocky Road To Dublin/Within A Mile Of Dublin"2:31
7."The Last Thing On My Mind" (Previously unreleased)3:26
9."Preab San Ól"2:10
10."Plains Of Boyle/Sheaf Of Wheat" (Previously unreleased)2:56
11."Seven Drunken Nights"3:13
12."The Kerry Recruit"4:06
13."The Town I Loved So Well"6:26
14."Gerry Cronin's Reel/Denis Langton's Reel" (Previously unreleased)2:30
15."Carrickfergus" (Previously unreleased)6:15
16."Viva La Quinte Brigada" (Previously unreleased)4:32
17."All For Me Grog"3:01
18."Marino Casino" (Previously unreleased)3:50
19."Scorn Not His Simplicity" (Previously unreleased)2:57
20."The Irish Rover" (with the Pogues)4:10


  • Ronnie Drew – vocals, guitar
  • Barney McKenna – Irish tenor banjo, mandolin, melodeon, vocals
  • John Sheahan – fiddle, mandolin, tin whistle, concertina
  • Jim McCann -vocals, guitar
  • Sean Cannon – vocals, guitar
  • Eamonn Campbell – guitar, mandolin
  • Paddy Reilly – vocals, guitar
  • Produced and Directed by David Donaghy