Seven Drunken Nights is most closely associated with The Dubliners.
This is a video of the band performing the song at a concert in Dublin and includes an interesting introduction from singer Ronnie Drew. There’s also a nice musical twist at the end – much gentler than you might imagine.
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.