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889 days later, Colin Kaepernick still waiting on NFL return
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889 days later, Colin Kaepernick still waiting on NFL return

Aug 7th 2019, 11:55 PM 5,628 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Mar 18th 2019, 9:47 AM 46,616 Views 121 Comments

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

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

Mar 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 20,869 Views 102 Comments

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

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

Jan 5th 2019, 6:01 PM 29,319 Views 60 Comments

Some people even wrote their own.

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

Aug 28th 2018, 2:27 PM 19,297 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Aug 19th 2018, 6:15 AM 6,630 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2018, 8:50 PM 9,417 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jul 18th 2018, 3:51 PM 9,906 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.

Irish schoolkids should have 'national anthem celebration' on eve of St Patrick's Day
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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?
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Poll: Should it be mandatory for the national anthem to be taught in school?

Jul 17th 2018, 8:40 AM 49,683 Views 258 Comments

A new report is due before the Seanad this afternoon.

Irish FA turn down Cliftonville request and God Save The Queen will be played before tomorrow's cup final
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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 44,607 Views 66 Comments

Cliftonville face Coleraine in tomorrow’s decider.

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

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

Feb 20th 2018, 7:42 AM 16,805 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,087 Views 57 Comments

New legislation could see people punished for misusing it.

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

Dec 3rd 2017, 3:09 PM 34,889 Views 84 Comments

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

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

Nov 13th 2017, 9:12 PM 15,986 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,275 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.

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

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

Oct 9th 2017, 10:49 AM 25,887 Views 162 Comments

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

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

Oct 8th 2017, 7:51 PM 47,353 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.”

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

Oct 6th 2017, 6:11 PM 22,618 Views 83 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 6,200 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 13th 2016, 2:03 PM 8,711 Views 41 Comments

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

NFL anthem protests and 11 September to collide
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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.

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

Sep 5th 2016, 12:54 PM 8,650 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.

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

Jul 11th 2016, 7:37 PM 19,578 Views 58 Comments

What do you think?

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

Jan 18th 2016, 4:08 PM 68,064 Views 83 Comments

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

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem
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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.

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

Jan 4th 2016, 2:14 PM 29,469 Views 76 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2015, 2:54 PM 9,922 Views 2 Comments

He bravely battled on.

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

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

Nov 22nd 2015, 2:03 PM 5,512 Views 2 Comments

*hic*

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

Sep 16th 2015, 8:30 PM 25,916 Views 118 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2015, 2:13 PM 10,974 Views 34 Comments

Have your say.

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

Jan 13th 2015, 4:39 PM 21,012 Views 82 Comments

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

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

Dec 17th 2014, 2:32 PM 30,752 Views 167 Comments

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

How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann?
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How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann?

Nov 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 52,445 Views 87 Comments

Take the quiz and find out.

Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem
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Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem

Dec 15th 2013, 8:30 PM 14,649 Views 45 Comments

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

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