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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 948 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?