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#Amhrán na bhFiann

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

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.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie 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?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem Remixes

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem

Amhrán na bhFiann’s copyright expired three years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin councillor defends calling people who run Irish rugby 'West Brits' Ireland's Call

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 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?

9 things Irish people will never admit to

The deepest, darkest secrets of the Irish mind.

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

How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann?

Take the quiz and find out.

Very cute toddler sings the Irish national anthem

AH AH-AHHH AHH AHHHHHHHHH.

Watch as an American attempts to pronounce the Irish national anthem

His pronunciation needs work.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie It's official: copyright on the National Anthem has ended Amhrán Na BhFiann

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: New Year's Day 9 At 9

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What’s the point of our national anthem today? Opinion

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?

From TheJournal.ie Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin Easter Rising

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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?

From TheJournal.ie No plans to remove 'Fianna Fáil' from anthem or Defence Forces logo, says govt Anthem

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.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach rules out removing ‘FF’ from Defence Forces logo Defence Forces

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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”.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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.

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.