American performer Frank Crumit was so taken with the song that he wrote several sequels. Here are some of them.
Here’s The Return of Abdul Abulbul Amir performed by Frank Cumit.
Here’s Frank Cumit again with a further version – The Grandson Of Abdul Abulbul Amir.
There is a further adventure of these two feuding faminlies – here is the sequel – Minnie Skavinsky Skivar. This song involves the widows of the men, Mabel Abulbul Amir and Minnie Skavinsky Skivar. This battle take place over contract bridge!
Stephen Fry in an English television beer advert – in keeping with the humour of the original song.
People researching their Irish ancestry have received a welcome boost today as the Catholic parish registers are now available online. The registers are considered the single most important resource for researching Irish ancestry. Find out more.
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A Group of fun-loving ladies called the ‘Dancing Grannies’ wowed onlookers on a Belfast street with an impromptu Riverdance performance. Find out more.
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‘The Irish Robin Hood’ - Redmond O’Hanlon is a legendary figure in Ireland. His ancestors had been a powerful family up until the 17th century, when their land was taken during the Catholic uprising and the Cromwellian invasion. So he became a highwayman. Find out more.