Thursday, July 1, 2010

Ireland gets new national anthem !!

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Kalle Ryan and Enda Roche of the Brown Bread Mix tape night up in Dubland entered and won a competition run by The Irish Times to find a new anthem for the auld sod, Ireland that is, not Bertie Ahern. The judges were Neil Hannon (Ex of The Divine Comedy) with some fat bloke who now call themselves 'The Terry Duckworth Trio' or some such.
Anyways I thinks this is a fabuloso chant and me and the rest of the Castle entourage have been belting it out all day.

If we'd had this earlier, Thierry handball Henry wouldn't have dared carry the ball to his pal to put in the net and we'd have gone on to win the world cup.

11 comments:

neetzy said...

Love it! I'm singing it! I'm gonna share it!

Titus said...

Magnificent on so many levels.
1. I learnt the chorus straight away.
2. I thought the interjection of Maori was an inspired touch.
3. The video does exactly what the song says on the tin.

I'm suspecting it'll be back to the glory days of Eurovision next year for you.

Jesson And Rey Ann said...

nice post, really it!!!

AquaMarina said...

Very catchy, I like it!

Titus said...

Aargh, curse you TFE! Played it before breakfast to all the family and now we can't stop singing it. Even the con ass ah tatu bit!

Argent said...

Now that's stirring stuff! Veeerrryyy catchy. Can someone give us numpties a translation of the oirish bits?

Totalfeckineejit said...

Conas a ta tu? Neetzy!!Keep singing!

Totalfeckineejit said...

Glad have the whole family singing, that's the spirit!Keep going Titus the wonderdogpoet!

Totalfeckineejit said...

Thanks Resson and Rey Ann.(You selling something?)

Totalfeckineejit said...

Thanks WaterMarina!!

Marina ,Aqua Marina! (Why don't you whisper those words I'm longing to hear?)

Totalfeckineejit said...

Thanks Argent, my English isn't great, my Irish is almost non existent!!The first bit 'Conas a ta tu' is 'How are you'? the reply is 'I'm grand' then something something 'I don't know'is the reply and... I can't remember what the rest of the song is! Doh, I'll get back to ye!

'Ireland Ireland Ireland fughin Ireland
My blood is boiling for Ireland'

Is stuck in me brain though!