The Dubliners and the Clancy Brothers recorded excellent versions and helped to make the song popular all over again in the folk revival of the 1950s and 60s. Here are The Dubliners live at Vicar Street.
Here are The Clancy Brothers.
Later, bands like the Dropkick Murphys brought the song to a new generation of Irish music fans. Here they are on St. Patrick’s Day 2001, Boston
The High Kings perform Finnegan’s Wake on during their US spring tour 2011.
An Irish couple trekked for more than three hours up the highest mountain in Ireland to get this incredibly beautiful wedding photo from the top. Find out more.
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Irish citizen test - Radio presenter Rick O’Shea asked his listeners to suggest amusing and surreal ideas for questions that could appear on such a test. Most of all they had to capture the essence of Irishness. Are you up to the Rick O’Shea Citizenship challenge? Try it here.
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Robert Emmet is one of Ireland’s most romantic and best remembered nationalist leaders. He might have easily been forgotten but he earned lasting fame because of three aspects of his passionate nature. Find out more.