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The Rising of the Moon - Irish folk song Na Casaidigh with the popular Irish song about the 1798 Rebellion in Ireland. Na Casaidigh or The Cassidys are a traditional Irish family band from the Gaoth Dobhair (Gweedore) Gaeltacht in County Donegal. Lyrics: Oh then, tell me Seán O'Farrell, tell me why you hurry so? "Hush a bhuachaill, hush and listen", and his cheeks were all aglow...

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Here’s Lori Holland’s “Irish Folk Songs for Women,” lending a nod to both Women’s History Month and next week’s St. Patrick’s Day. Miriam Schottland’s block print for the 1960 recording evokes a folk art tradition. The woman's dress and harp mark the album as Irish, while the script and decorative framing suggest early Irish manuscripts.

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Gaelic Folk Song- This is beautiful. I cannot find a way to describe it. The closest I can get to would probably be that her voice reminds me of lush green open meadows and echoes of the past

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Be Thou My Vision. some hymnals indicate origin of words from an Irish hymn from the 8th century and the music from an Irish melody.

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Jean Ritchie sings "Barbry Allen" a traditional Appalachian version of an old English folk song. It is a compelling story of unrequited love -- a popular theme throughout history in song and verse.

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Community Post: 15 Rousing Irish Drinking Songs For Your Next Pub Crawl

"Rocky Road to Dublin," The High Kings | 15 Rousing Irish Drinking Songs For Your Next Pub Crawl

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"Danny Boy" is a ballad written by English songwriter Frederic Weatherly in 1910, and usually set to the Irish tune of the "Londonderry Air." It is most closely associated with Irish communities.

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