Monthly Archives: April 2017

TITANIC SONG

  On April 14, 1912, one-hundred five years ago, the great ship the Titanic, which was built in Belfast, hit an iceberg and sunk.  Many Irish, hoping to start a new life in America perished during this tragedy which took … Continue reading

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AN IRISH SONG

COME OUT YE BLACK AND TANS The tune “Rosc Catha na Mumhan” (Battlecry of Munster) written by Pierce Fitzgerald in the 1700s, was used by Dominic Behan in composing this rebel song.  During the War of Independence, Britain chose to … Continue reading

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