Friday 17 November 2017

The Rubberbandits

Snow joke: Rubberbandits
Snow joke: Rubberbandits
Madeline Mulqueen in the video for 'Horse Outside'
Kim Bielenberg

Kim Bielenberg

The arrival of the Troika was not the only topic concerning listeners to Liveline during that week.

On November 26, as the Dáil discussed the bailout, Liveline was convulsed with debate about the language used in the song 'Horse Outside' by the Rubberbandits. Callers complained that the song showed Limerick in a bad light. The rumpus helped to turn the song into a hit.

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