Thursday 24 August 2017

The three most popular 1916 ballads

THE BALLAD OF JAMES CONNOLLY

Perhaps the most well-known and stirring song which commemorates the events of the 1916 Rising. Connolly's execution while tied to a chair in Kilmainham Gaol is emotionally recalled.

THE FOGGY DEW

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