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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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

Or do you just mumble along?

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

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

An emotional CJ Stander absolutely belted out Amhrán na bhFiann today

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

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'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

9 things Irish people will never admit to

The deepest, darkest secrets of the Irish mind.

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

From The42 Should Republic of Ireland players have to sing the national anthem? Amhrán Na BhFiann This post contains a poll

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

Sinead O'Connor has written a new version of the Irish national anthem Time For Change? This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann?

Take the quiz and find out.

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

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

Very cute toddler sings the Irish national anthem

AH AH-AHHH AHH AHHHHHHHHH.

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

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

Watch as an American attempts to pronounce the Irish national anthem

His pronunciation needs work.

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

From The42 Was this Donncha O'Callaghan's final Amhrán na bhFiann? Donners This post contains videos

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge 5 musical reasons Amhrán na bhFiann should not be remixed Remix Na BhFiann This post contains videos

5 musical reasons Amhrán na bhFiann should not be remixed

It really, really shouldn’t.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

What will happen to Amhrán na bhFiann in 2012?

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? This post contains a poll

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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