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#National Anthem

# national-anthem - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

889 days later, Colin Kaepernick still waiting on NFL return
# Hope
From The42
# Hope

889 days later, Colin Kaepernick still waiting on NFL return

Aug 7th 2019, 11:55 PM 5,623 Views 4 Comments

The former San Francisco 49ers star quarterback tweeted a video of himself working out.

# national-anthem - 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 46,604 Views 121 Comments

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

# national-anthem - 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 20,836 Views 102 Comments

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

# national-anthem - 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 29,240 Views 60 Comments

Some people even wrote their own.

# national-anthem - 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 19,295 Views 18 Comments

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

# national-anthem - 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 6,605 Views 17 Comments

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

# national-anthem - Friday 27 July, 2018

'Way to go Jerry': Trump applauds Cowboys owner's national anthem stance for NFL games
# National Anthem
From The42
# National Anthem

'Way to go Jerry': Trump applauds Cowboys owner's national anthem stance for NFL games

Jul 27th 2018, 8:50 PM 9,415 Views 7 Comments

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has support from president Donald Trump in his stance over standing for the national anthem.

# national-anthem - 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 9,889 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.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Irish schoolkids should have 'national anthem celebration' on eve of St Patrick's Day
# Seanad Report
# Seanad Report

Irish schoolkids should have 'national anthem celebration' on eve of St Patrick's Day

Jul 17th 2018, 7:57 PM 9,457 Views 35 Comments

A new report on the future of the national anthem was launched today.

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 49,676 Views 258 Comments

A new report is due before the Seanad this afternoon.

# national-anthem - Friday 4 May, 2018

Irish FA turn down Cliftonville request and God Save The Queen will be played before tomorrow's cup final
# National Anthem
From The42
# National Anthem

Irish FA turn down Cliftonville request and God Save The Queen will be played before tomorrow's cup final

May 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 44,602 Views 66 Comments

Cliftonville face Coleraine in tomorrow’s decider.

# national-anthem - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

New report details how NFL owners and players bickered over Trump, Colin Kaepernick
# Leaked
From The42
# Leaked

New report details how NFL owners and players bickered over Trump, Colin Kaepernick

Apr 25th 2018, 11:56 PM 5,181 Views 8 Comments

According to the Times, several owners expressed concern about the US President’s attacks on the league.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Fergie has apologised for her rendition of the national anthem that left celebrity audience members laughing
# Fergie
From The Daily Edge
# Fergie

Fergie has apologised for her rendition of the national anthem that left celebrity audience members laughing

Feb 20th 2018, 7:42 AM 16,801 Views 3 Comments

“I love this country and honestly I tried my best.”

# national-anthem - Monday 5 February, 2018

People are praising Pink for getting through her Superbowl performance with the flu
# Pink
From The Daily Edge
# Pink

People are praising Pink for getting through her Superbowl performance with the flu

Feb 5th 2018, 12:00 PM 4,493 Views 2 Comments

Josh Groban said the performance was “goals”

# national-anthem - 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 9,086 Views 57 Comments

New legislation could see people punished for misusing it.

# national-anthem - 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 34,856 Views 84 Comments

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

# national-anthem - Monday 13 November, 2017

Watch: Gigi Buffon responds to booing of Swedish national anthem with clapping
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

Watch: Gigi Buffon responds to booing of Swedish national anthem with clapping

Nov 13th 2017, 9:12 PM 15,981 Views 12 Comments

Tonight could potentially be the Italy legend’s last game for his country.

# national-anthem - Monday 23 October, 2017

Opinion: 'Our indifference to our flag and anthem is actually healthy'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Opinion: 'Our indifference to our flag and anthem is actually healthy'

Oct 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,256 Views 82 Comments

Placing legislative restrictions on how our anthem is used would be an unnecessary limitation on our freedom of expression, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Roger Goodell letter to teams and players says NFL has a plan to end anthem protests
# Plan
From The42
# Plan

Roger Goodell letter to teams and players says NFL has a plan to end anthem protests

Oct 10th 2017, 11:31 PM 4,621 Views 3 Comments

ESPN’s Adam Schefter has obtained a letter sent to all 32 sides.

# national-anthem - Monday 9 October, 2017

Donald Trump says he told Mike Pence to leave stadium if players kneeled
# Vice President
# Vice President

Donald Trump says he told Mike Pence to leave stadium if players kneeled

Oct 9th 2017, 10:49 AM 25,881 Views 162 Comments

Players have accused Vice President Mike Pence of creating a PR stunt.

# national-anthem - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel for anthem
# Taking The Knee
# Taking The Knee

Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel for anthem

Oct 8th 2017, 7:51 PM 47,352 Views 129 Comments

Pence said: ” I don’t think it’s too much to ask NFL players to respect the flag and our national anthem.”

# national-anthem - 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 22,613 Views 83 Comments

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

# national-anthem - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Dallas Cowboys become latest team to take a knee in opposition to Trump
# Arizona
# Arizona

Dallas Cowboys become latest team to take a knee in opposition to Trump

Sep 26th 2017, 7:40 AM 33,495 Views 192 Comments

The team’s players knelt before the national anthem last night, before standing and locking arms with owner Jerry Jones during the song itself.

# national-anthem - Saturday 2 September, 2017

In China, parodying the national anthem could now put you in jail for 15 days
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

In China, parodying the national anthem could now put you in jail for 15 days

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 6,199 Views 17 Comments

Under the new law, the song can no longer be used as background music in public places.

# national-anthem - Saturday 13 May, 2017

China to introduce tough measures to ensure national anthem is sung at the right tempo
# SING LIKE YOU MEAN IT
# SING LIKE YOU MEAN IT

China to introduce tough measures to ensure national anthem is sung at the right tempo

May 13th 2017, 10:30 AM 10,166 Views 29 Comments

There are already laws in place to ban it being sung at parties, weddings and funerals.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem

Dec 13th 2016, 2:03 PM 8,710 Views 41 Comments

In October, a wheelchair-user was assaulted in a Mumbai cinema for failing to stand for the anthem.

# national-anthem - Friday 9 September, 2016

NFL anthem protests and 11 September to collide
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

NFL anthem protests and 11 September to collide

Sep 9th 2016, 10:29 AM 5,773 Views 17 Comments

On Thursday night, Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall refused to stand while the American anthem played.

# national-anthem - Monday 5 September, 2016

One of America's biggest female stars has joined Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

One of America's biggest female stars has joined Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest

Sep 5th 2016, 12:54 PM 8,649 Views 10 Comments

“Being a gay American, I know what it means to look at the flag and not have it protect all of your liberties,” said Megan Rapinoe.

# national-anthem - Monday 11 July, 2016

Should the Irish State hold the copyright to Amhrán na bhFiann? Fianna Fáil thinks it should
# National Anthem
# National Anthem

Should the Irish State hold the copyright to Amhrán na bhFiann? Fianna Fáil thinks it should

Jul 11th 2016, 7:37 PM 19,566 Views 58 Comments

What do you think?

# national-anthem - Monday 18 January, 2016

The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion's writers were absolutely right about that
# Soldiers Are We
# Soldiers Are We

The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion's writers were absolutely right about that

Jan 18th 2016, 4:08 PM 68,036 Views 83 Comments

The Irish language version didn’t come until a few years later.

# national-anthem - 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.

# national-anthem - Monday 4 January, 2016

Northern Ireland may be 'duty bound' to drop God Save the Queen, says IFA chief
# Changing Tune
From The42
# Changing Tune

Northern Ireland may be 'duty bound' to drop God Save the Queen, says IFA chief

Jan 4th 2016, 2:14 PM 29,466 Views 76 Comments

If England adopt a new anthem for their sports teams, Northern Ireland may also have to do so.

# national-anthem - Sunday 22 November, 2015

A kid got hiccups during the Aussie national anthem last night, and became an instant hero
# Hiccuping Matilda
From The42
# Hiccuping Matilda

A kid got hiccups during the Aussie national anthem last night, and became an instant hero

Nov 22nd 2015, 2:54 PM 9,921 Views 2 Comments

He bravely battled on.

A kid got hiccups during the Aussie national anthem, and became everyone's new hero
# Hiccuping Matilda
From The Daily Edge
# Hiccuping Matilda

A kid got hiccups during the Aussie national anthem, and became everyone's new hero

Nov 22nd 2015, 2:03 PM 5,511 Views 2 Comments

*hic*

# national-anthem - 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 25,908 Views 118 Comments

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

# national-anthem - 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 10,944 Views 34 Comments

Have your say.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks
# La Marseillaise
# La Marseillaise

Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks

Jan 13th 2015, 4:39 PM 21,011 Views 82 Comments

It’s the first time the national anthem has been sung in parliament since 1918.

# national-anthem - 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 30,741 Views 167 Comments

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

# national-anthem - 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 52,432 Views 87 Comments

Take the quiz and find out.

# national-anthem - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem
# Switzerland
# Switzerland

Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem

Dec 15th 2013, 8:30 PM 14,645 Views 44 Comments

The current anthem, Swiss Psalm, is “a mix between a weather report and a psalm”, say critics.

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