You are most likely familiar with the song Danny Boy - Ireland's unofficial anthem. In this episode we first have a listen to Danny Boy and then choose 5 other songs which are also suitable contenders for the title of "Irish Anthem".
I define Irish anthems as songs that you are likely to hear both on the sports terraces and anywhere that Irish people gather for a celebration!
See if you agree - or maybe suggest one or two alternatives of your own.
Music featured in this episode:
"Danny Boy" performed by Finbarr Wright.
"Song for Ireland" performed by Mary Black and Dé Dannan.
"Galway Bay" performed by Bing Crosby.
"The Fields of Athenry" performed by Paddy Reilly.
"Forty Shades of Green" performed by Roseanne Cash and Paul Brady.
"The West's Asleep" performed by Lumière and Damien Dempsey.
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