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#National Anthem

# national-anthem - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 6th 2013, 5:11 PM 9,032 Views 15 Comments

He doesn’t usually do this.

# national-anthem - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

And now for the National Anthem... Goodnight everyone!
# Closedown
From The Daily Edge
# Closedown

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

Feb 27th 2013, 11:00 PM 14,141 Views 47 Comments

Remember when telly used to shut down for the night?

# national-anthem - Saturday 2 February, 2013

5 musical reasons Amhrán na bhFiann should not be remixed
# Remix Na BhFiann
From The Daily Edge
# Remix Na BhFiann

5 musical reasons Amhrán na bhFiann should not be remixed

Feb 2nd 2013, 9:45 AM 7,422 Views 37 Comments

It really, really shouldn’t.

# national-anthem - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Beyoncé reminds us not to mess with Beyoncé
# Beyoncé
From The Daily Edge
# Beyoncé

Beyoncé reminds us not to mess with Beyoncé

Jan 31st 2013, 10:18 PM 19,316 Views 41 Comments

Girl can sing. Any questions?

# national-anthem - Sunday 27 January, 2013

It's official: copyright on the National Anthem has ended
# Amhrán Na BhFiann
# Amhrán Na BhFiann

It's official: copyright on the National Anthem has ended

Jan 27th 2013, 8:45 AM 18,031 Views 71 Comments

The government says it will bring in new legislation if necessary to stop people from messing around with Amhrán na bhFiann.

# national-anthem - Friday 18 January, 2013

Alicia Keys to sing national anthem at Super Bowl
# Honour
From The42
# Honour

Alicia Keys to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

Jan 18th 2013, 9:50 PM 1,182 Views 0 Comments

Others who have performed the event in the past include “American Idol” winner Kelly Clarkson last year.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

# national-anthem - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss

Nov 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 10,333 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s new hooker had a baptism of fire against his native country on Saturday and is warming to the task.

# national-anthem - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Column: What’s the point of our national anthem today?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What’s the point of our national anthem today?

Oct 7th 2012, 8:30 AM 941 Views 123 Comments

The singing of Amhrán na bhFiann can be a powerful moment – or it can be embarrassing, writes Gerry Smyth. What are national anthems really for?

# national-anthem - Thursday 14 June, 2012

The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup
# Click
From The42
# Click

The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup

Jun 14th 2012, 11:28 AM 3,939 Views 3 Comments

Photographer Billy Stickland has followed the brightest and best in the world of sport for the past four decades and has some great stories to tell.

# national-anthem - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Video: Kazakhstan calls for 'thorough investigation' of Borat anthem error
# Kazakhstan
From The42
# Kazakhstan

Video: Kazakhstan calls for 'thorough investigation' of Borat anthem error

Mar 24th 2012, 2:03 PM 6,685 Views 21 Comments

The spoof anthem was played during a medal ceremony at the Arab Shooting Championships in Kuwait this week.

# national-anthem - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Poll: Should the words 'fianna fáil' be dropped from the national anthem?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the words 'fianna fáil' be dropped from the national anthem?

Feb 5th 2012, 1:08 PM 7,773 Views 153 Comments

Michael Noonan says the party was founded after the anthem was translated – but should we stop singing the words anyway?

No plans to remove 'Fianna Fáil' from anthem or Defence Forces logo, says govt
# Anthem
# Anthem

No plans to remove 'Fianna Fáil' from anthem or Defence Forces logo, says govt

Feb 5th 2012, 12:24 PM 5,378 Views 28 Comments

Michael Noonan says the Irish translation of the Soldier’s Song was made before Éamon de Valera founded his political party.

# national-anthem - Saturday 31 December, 2011

What will happen to Amhrán na bhFiann in 2012?
# Copyright
# Copyright

What will happen to Amhrán na bhFiann in 2012?

Dec 31st 2011, 2:20 PM 9,151 Views 63 Comments

The copyright expires on Amhran na bhFiann, the Irish national anthem, tomorrow – 70 years after its writer’s death. One TD says she does not want to see it used “as a jingle in an ad”.

# national-anthem - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem
# Amhrán Na Laoch?
# Amhrán Na Laoch?

FG senator wants to change words of National Anthem

Jul 26th 2011, 12:53 PM 3,779 Views 55 Comments

Jim Darcy told the Seanad that the words ‘Sinne Fianna Fáil’ were “appropriated” and should be changed back.

# national-anthem - Monday 7 February, 2011

A US TV audience of 100m - and Aguilera fluffs her lines
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

A US TV audience of 100m - and Aguilera fluffs her lines

Feb 7th 2011, 10:47 AM 728 Views 0 Comments

Christina Aguilera sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl last night. Except, she didn’t. Or not all of it, anyway.