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#National Anthem

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

889 days later, Colin Kaepernick still waiting on NFL return

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cliftonville face Coleraine in tomorrow’s decider.

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

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

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

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

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

Josh Groban said the performance was “goals”

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 The42 Watch: Gigi Buffon responds to booing of Swedish national anthem with clapping Respect This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Our indifference to our flag and anthem is actually healthy' Read Me

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says he told Mike Pence to leave stadium if players kneeled Vice President

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel for anthem Taking The Knee

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

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

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 Dallas Cowboys become latest team to take a knee in opposition to Trump Arizona This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In China, parodying the national anthem could now put you in jail for 15 days Freedom Of Speech

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

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

From TheJournal.ie China to introduce tough measures to ensure national anthem is sung at the right tempo SING LIKE YOU MEAN IT

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Around 20 Indian cinema-goers arrested for failing to stand for national anthem Supreme Court

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

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

From The42 NFL anthem protests and 11 September to collide Issue

NFL anthem protests and 11 September to collide

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

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

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

“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.

From TheJournal.ie Should the Irish State hold the copyright to Amhrán na bhFiann? Fianna Fáil thinks it should National Anthem This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie The national anthem sung in English? Rebellion's writers were absolutely right about that Soldiers Are We

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 A kid got hiccups during the Aussie national anthem last night, and became an instant hero Hiccuping Matilda This post contains videos
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?

From The42 Should Republic of Ireland players have to sing the national anthem? Amhrán Na BhFiann This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Perhaps the world's greatest national anthem, sung for the victims of the Paris attacks La Marseillaise This post contains videos

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

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

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.

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From TheJournal.ie Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem Switzerland

Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem

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

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