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.
An Irish schoolteacher has created a brilliant YouTube video explaining the history of Ireland in just six minutes. It’s brilliantly done and makes learning both fun and engaging for children and also adults. Find out more.
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Are you a Celt? Or a Gael? Viking or British? Well it might depend on where you come from in Ireland according to a new study. A genetic map has been created by researchers that reveals the impact of immigration, invasion and plantation throughout Irish history. Find out more.
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The Incredible life of Irish American Molly Brown saw her labelled ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’ by the media after surviving several disasters including the sinking of the Titanic. Find out more.