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#Amhrán na bhFiann

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Monday 18 March, 2019

Poll: Should every child be taught the words of Amhrán na bhFiann in primary school?
# National Anthem
# National Anthem

Poll: Should every child be taught the words of Amhrán na bhFiann in primary school?

Mar 18th 2019, 9:47 AM 46,598 Views 121 Comments

Leo Varadkar has said he believes it should be compulsory learning in primary school.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Every child should be taught the words of Amhrán na bhFiann in primary school, says Taoiseach
# Sinne Fianna Fail
# Sinne Fianna Fail

Every child should be taught the words of Amhrán na bhFiann in primary school, says Taoiseach

Mar 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 20,816 Views 102 Comments

There have been calls for the teaching of the national anthem to be added to the curriculum.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Saturday 5 January, 2019

For decades, Irish taoisigh have been getting letters suggesting alternatives to the national anthem
# The Soldier's Song
# The Soldier's Song

For decades, Irish taoisigh have been getting letters suggesting alternatives to the national anthem

Jan 5th 2019, 6:01 PM 29,198 Views 60 Comments

Some people even wrote their own.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Friday 16 November, 2018

'I would never condone anyone booing anyone's anthem'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'I would never condone anyone booing anyone's anthem'

Nov 16th 2018, 1:17 AM 13,791 Views 17 Comments

Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill was less than impressed with a section of the crowd at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Deaf people to protest at RTÉ over coverage of All-Ireland final and Pope's visit
# National Anthem
# National Anthem

Deaf people to protest at RTÉ over coverage of All-Ireland final and Pope's visit

Aug 28th 2018, 2:27 PM 19,294 Views 18 Comments

RTÉ said that they were engaged in an active dialogue with the Irish Deaf Society.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Sign language version of Amhrán na bhFiann to be performed at today's All-Ireland hurling final
# Irish Sign Language
# Irish Sign Language

Sign language version of Amhrán na bhFiann to be performed at today's All-Ireland hurling final

Aug 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 6,587 Views 17 Comments

The performance will take place in tandem with the Artane Band.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

How a young Deaf student helped bring about the new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem

Jul 18th 2018, 3:51 PM 9,883 Views 15 Comments

The new version of the anthem was performed by a Deaf choir accompanied by an army band piper in Leinster House yesterday.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Poll: Should it be mandatory for the national anthem to be taught in school?
# National Anthem
# National Anthem

Poll: Should it be mandatory for the national anthem to be taught in school?

Jul 17th 2018, 8:40 AM 49,664 Views 258 Comments

A new report is due before the Seanad this afternoon.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Monday 4 December, 2017

How should we protect our national anthem? Seanad to hear ideas from teachers, soldiers and students
# A Soldier's Song
# A Soldier's Song

How should we protect our national anthem? Seanad to hear ideas from teachers, soldiers and students

Dec 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,085 Views 57 Comments

New legislation could see people punished for misusing it.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'We were surprised': Calls to remove words 'Fianna Fáil' from national anthem in public consultation
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

'We were surprised': Calls to remove words 'Fianna Fáil' from national anthem in public consultation

Dec 3rd 2017, 3:09 PM 34,825 Views 84 Comments

Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daily said that there were a “number of submissions” asking for this.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Friday 6 October, 2017

How should we protect our national anthem? The Seanad wants your input
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

How should we protect our national anthem? The Seanad wants your input

Oct 6th 2017, 6:11 PM 22,609 Views 83 Comments

What would be classed as misuse of the anthem, and how should potential misuses be punished?

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Poll: Do you know all the words to Amhrán na bhFiann?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you know all the words to Amhrán na bhFiann?

May 13th 2017, 2:59 PM 29,096 Views 88 Comments

Or do you just mumble along?

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 7 February, 2016

An emotional CJ Stander absolutely belted out Amhrán na bhFiann today
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

An emotional CJ Stander absolutely belted out Amhrán na bhFiann today

Feb 7th 2016, 3:35 PM 14,398 Views 52 Comments

The South Africa-born back-row has been learning the anthem in recent weeks.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem
# Remixes
# Remixes

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem

Jan 14th 2016, 2:51 PM 14,553 Views 62 Comments

Amhrán na bhFiann’s copyright expired three years ago.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Monday 21 September, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor defends calling people who run Irish rugby 'West Brits'
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Sinn Féin councillor defends calling people who run Irish rugby 'West Brits'

Sep 21st 2015, 1:47 PM 57,269 Views 291 Comments

Micheál Mac Donncha made the remarks on Facebook at the weekend.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Poll: Should we change the lyrics to the national anthem?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we change the lyrics to the national anthem?

Sep 16th 2015, 8:30 PM 25,904 Views 118 Comments

Should we make Amhrán na bhFiann a little less “war-like” do you think?

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Monday 14 September, 2015

9 things Irish people will never admit to
# Secret Shame
From The Daily Edge
# Secret Shame

9 things Irish people will never admit to

Sep 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 18,225 Views 10 Comments

The deepest, darkest secrets of the Irish mind.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Should Republic of Ireland players have to sing the national anthem?
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
From The42
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

Should Republic of Ireland players have to sing the national anthem?

Jun 13th 2015, 2:13 PM 10,923 Views 35 Comments

Have your say.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Sinead O'Connor has written a new version of the Irish national anthem
# Time For Change?
# Time For Change?

Sinead O'Connor has written a new version of the Irish national anthem

Dec 17th 2014, 2:32 PM 30,737 Views 170 Comments

It’s to the tune of Amhrán Na Bhfiann but the lyrics have been changed.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann?
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
From The Daily Edge
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann?

Nov 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 52,430 Views 87 Comments

Take the quiz and find out.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Very cute toddler sings the Irish national anthem
# Little Soldier's Song
From The Daily Edge
# Little Soldier's Song

Very cute toddler sings the Irish national anthem

Feb 26th 2014, 7:43 AM 2,494 Views 1 Comment

AH AH-AHHH AHH AHHHHHHHHH.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Watch as an American attempts to pronounce the Irish national anthem
# SEENA FEENA FOYLE
From The Daily Edge
# SEENA FEENA FOYLE

Watch as an American attempts to pronounce the Irish national anthem

Sep 4th 2013, 9:45 AM 2,949 Views 2 Comments

His pronunciation needs work.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Was this Donncha O'Callaghan's final Amhrán na bhFiann?
# Donners
From The42
# Donners

Was this Donncha O'Callaghan's final Amhrán na bhFiann?

Mar 14th 2013, 4:00 PM 3,666 Views 14 Comments

The Munster lock may have lined out with the Ireland team for the last time.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Saturday 2 February, 2013

5 musical reasons Amhrán na bhFiann should not be remixed
# Remix Na BhFiann
From The Daily Edge
# Remix Na BhFiann

5 musical reasons Amhrán na bhFiann should not be remixed

Feb 2nd 2013, 9:45 AM 7,366 Views 37 Comments

It really, really shouldn’t.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 27 January, 2013

It's official: copyright on the National Anthem has ended
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

It's official: copyright on the National Anthem has ended

Jan 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 17,776 Views 71 Comments

The government says it will bring in new legislation if necessary to stop people from messing around with Amhrán na bhFiann.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

The 9 at 9: New Year's Day
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: New Year's Day

Jan 1st 2013, 8:47 AM 10,919 Views 8 Comments

Happy New Year! Here’s the nine things you need to know as you begin the first morning of 2013.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss

Nov 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 10,318 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s new hooker had a baptism of fire against his native country on Saturday and is warming to the task.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Column: What’s the point of our national anthem today?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What’s the point of our national anthem today?

Oct 7th 2012, 8:30 AM 872 Views 123 Comments

The singing of Amhrán na bhFiann can be a powerful moment – or it can be embarrassing, writes Gerry Smyth. What are national anthems really for?

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin

Apr 8th 2012, 7:27 PM 5,517 Views 28 Comments

Peadar Kearney, who wrote Amhrán na bhFiann, and Edward Hollywood who created the national flag, were remembered.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories
# April Fools
From The Daily Edge
# April Fools

Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories

Apr 1st 2012, 2:51 PM 20,490 Views 18 Comments

Twitter’s going down to 133 characters; Skype has solved the difficulty of poor coverage… and Bertie’s moving to Nigeria.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Poll: Should the words 'fianna fáil' be dropped from the national anthem?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the words 'fianna fáil' be dropped from the national anthem?

Feb 5th 2012, 1:08 PM 7,734 Views 153 Comments

Michael Noonan says the party was founded after the anthem was translated – but should we stop singing the words anyway?

No plans to remove 'Fianna Fáil' from anthem or Defence Forces logo, says govt
# Anthem
# Anthem

No plans to remove 'Fianna Fáil' from anthem or Defence Forces logo, says govt

Feb 5th 2012, 12:24 PM 5,304 Views 28 Comments

Michael Noonan says the Irish translation of the Soldier’s Song was made before Éamon de Valera founded his political party.

Taoiseach rules out removing ‘FF’ from Defence Forces logo
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Taoiseach rules out removing ‘FF’ from Defence Forces logo

Feb 5th 2012, 12:17 PM 300 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny has ruled out changing the logo of the Defence Forces in advance of 2016, or changing the national anthem.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Saturday 31 December, 2011

What will happen to Amhrán na bhFiann in 2012?
# Copyright
# Copyright

What will happen to Amhrán na bhFiann in 2012?

Dec 31st 2011, 2:20 PM 9,134 Views 63 Comments

The copyright expires on Amhran na bhFiann, the Irish national anthem, tomorrow – 70 years after its writer’s death. One TD says she does not want to see it used “as a jingle in an ad”.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem
# Amhrán Na Laoch?
# Amhrán Na Laoch?

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem

Jul 26th 2011, 12:53 PM 3,749 Views 55 Comments

Jim Darcy told the Seanad that the words ‘Sinne Fianna Fáil’ were “appropriated” and should be changed back.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Friday 10 June, 2011

For those about to rock: how to play some songs on the Google Doodle
# Google Doodle
From The Daily Edge
# Google Doodle

For those about to rock: how to play some songs on the Google Doodle

Jun 10th 2011, 1:25 PM 3,383 Views 21 Comments

The Les Paul Doodle proved such a hit that Google left it there for another day. Here’s some basic tunes to practice.

# amhran-na-bhfiann - Sunday 27 March, 2011

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Back Pages
From The42
# Back Pages

The Sunday Papers: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Mar 27th 2011, 9:44 AM 524 Views 0 Comments

Charge the laptop and turn the phone off – this might take a while.