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Irish Songs – Down By the Liffeyside

Written on February 5, 2016

Irish Songs – Down By the Liffeyside   ‘Twas down by Anna Liffey, my love and I did stray Where in the good old slushy mud the sea gulls sport and play We got the whiff of ray and chips and Mary softly sighed, “Oh John, come on for a wan and wan Down by  Continue Reading »

Irish Songs – A Nation Once Again

Written on February 5, 2016

A Nation Once Again is a patriotic song about the struggle for Irish Freedom & Independence. It evokes the memories of The Battle of Thermopylae when in 480BC the Spartan King, Leonidas, who was vastly outnumbered, fought a courgeous battle with the Persian invaders. This song has inspired Irish patriots over the centuries. [callout font_size=”13px”  Continue Reading »