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#National Anthem

# national-anthem - Yesterday’s News

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.

# national-anthem - Friday 27 July, 2018

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.

# national-anthem - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

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.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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.

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.

# national-anthem - Friday 4 May, 2018

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.

# national-anthem - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

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

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.”

# national-anthem - Monday 5 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge People are praising Pink for getting through her Superbowl performance with the flu Pink

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

Josh Groban said the performance was “goals”

# national-anthem - Monday 4 December, 2017

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.

# national-anthem - Sunday 3 December, 2017

'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.

# national-anthem - Monday 13 November, 2017

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.

# national-anthem - Monday 23 October, 2017

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.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

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.

# national-anthem - Monday 9 October, 2017

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.

# national-anthem - Sunday 8 October, 2017

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.”

# national-anthem - Friday 6 October, 2017

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?

# national-anthem - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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.

# national-anthem - Saturday 2 September, 2017

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.

# national-anthem - Saturday 13 May, 2017

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.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

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.

# national-anthem - Friday 9 September, 2016

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.

# national-anthem - Monday 5 September, 2016

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.

# national-anthem - Monday 11 July, 2016

Should the Irish State hold the copyright to Amhrán na bhFiann? Fianna Fáil thinks it should National Anthem This post contains a poll

# national-anthem - Monday 18 January, 2016

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.

# national-anthem - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Fianna Fáil wants a new law to protect the national anthem

Amhrán na bhFiann’s copyright expired three years ago.

# national-anthem - Monday 4 January, 2016

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.

# national-anthem - Sunday 22 November, 2015

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

# national-anthem - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

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?

# national-anthem - Saturday 13 June, 2015

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

# national-anthem - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

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.

# national-anthem - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

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.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann? Amhrán Na BhFiann

How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann?

Take the quiz and find out.

# national-anthem - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Some Swiss looking to replace national anthem

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

# national-anthem - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Could R Kelly's Ignition (Remix) be the next US national anthem? Bounce Bounce Bounce

Could R Kelly's Ignition (Remix) be the next US national anthem?

He doesn’t usually do this.

# national-anthem - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge And now for the National Anthem... Goodnight everyone! Closedown This post contains videos

And now for the National Anthem... Goodnight everyone!

Remember when telly used to shut down for the night?

# national-anthem - Saturday 2 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 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.

# national-anthem - Thursday 31 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Beyoncé reminds us not to mess with Beyoncé Beyoncé This post contains videos

Beyoncé reminds us not to mess with Beyoncé

Girl can sing. Any questions?

# national-anthem - Sunday 27 January, 2013

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.

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