2nd Trumpet in B^b part from Irish National Anthem for Brass Quintet (MFAO World National Antthem Series)

Patrick Heeney
1 minute
Classical music

Political implications:

The song is regarded by many nationalists as the national anthem of the whole island of Ireland, and it is therefore sung, for example, at Gaelic Athletic Association matches held in Northern Ireland as well as in the Republic of Ireland. Unionists, however, reject this use of "Amhrán na bhFiann". At international games played by the all-island rugby union team, the specially-commissioned song "Ireland’s Call" is used; "Amhrán na bhFiann" is only used within the Republic. "Ireland’s Call" has also been adopted by all-Ireland teams in some other sports.

There is some debate about whether the words of the anthem are inappropriate. Questions in the Dáil have been asked by John Browne in 2000;Derek McDowell in 1995; Trevor Sargent in 1993;Frank MacDermot in 1932.

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