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# The Soldier's Song

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# The Soldier's Song
For decades, Irish taoisigh have been getting letters suggesting alternatives to the national anthem
Some people even wrote their own.
# Amhrán na bhFiann
How Well Do You Know Amhrán na bhFiann?
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Column: What’s the point of our national anthem today?
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?
# Easter Rising
Anthem composer and tricolour creator honoured at Glasnevin
Peadar Kearney, who wrote Amhrán na bhFiann, and Edward Hollywood who created the national flag, were remembered.