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The Lyric Feature Friday 13 January 2017

30th of December 2016
Ireland's National Anthems



If national anthems unite people at times of celebration and commemoration, they can also cause division. Ireland has had a number of official and unofficial anthems that have caused both harmony and discord. Michael Murphy explores Ireland's national anthems from God Save the King to The Soldier's Song in the company of historians Diarmaid Ferriter and Carol Mullaney-Dignam, musicologist Harry White, Olympic and World Championship rower Sinead Lynch, Director of the Defence Forces School of Music Mark Armstrong, conductor Liam Daly and literary critic Colbert Kearney who is also a grandson of Peadar Kearney who wrote The Soldier's Song.

Written and Presented by Michael Murphy (Mary Immaculate College)
Produced by Eoin O Kelly and Michael Murphy

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Singers Iarla O'Lionaird and Julie Fowlis discuss the global journey of the human voice and ask, why do we sing and what happens when we do?

The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by RTÉ lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to provide insight into music and music making.

Music Played on the Show

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Title: Oran Fir Heisgeir (Guramis'thafomhighean)-Thesongoffearheisgheir

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Eamonn Doorley

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Duration: 3:37

00:00

Title: Cadal Ciarach Mo Luran (Sleep Well My Beloved)

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Eamonn Doorley

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Album: Gach Sgeul / Every Story / Machair Records / MACH003

Duration: 2:49

00:00

Title: Moladh Uibhist

Composer: Trad cóirithe ag na ceoltóirí

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Album: Mar a Tha Mo Chridhe (As My Heart Is) / Spit and Polish / SPIT 033

Duration: 2:39

00:00

Title: Puirt

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Iain Mc Donald, Ross Martin

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Album: Mar a Tha Mo Chridhe (As My Heart Is) / Macmeanmna / SKYECD 33

Duration: 1:22

00:00

Title: Puirt-A-Beul Set_ Fodar Dha Na Gamhna Beaga (Fodder For The Small Stirks)

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Eamonn Doorley

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Duration: 4:06

00:00

Title: Ho Bha Mi, He Bha Mi

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Duration: 1:49

00:00

Title: Tha BròGan ÙR Agam A-Nochd/The Cat And The Dog/Mo Chuachag 'S Laghach Thu

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Duration: 3:39

00:00

Title: Strathspey And Reels

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Iain Mc Donald, Kris Drever

Performer(s): Iain Macdonald & Julie Fowlis

Duration: 0:52

00:00

Title: Puirt-A-Beul Set_ Ribinnean Riomhach (Beautiful Ribbons)

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Duration: 4:19

00:00

Title: Tha Buntata Mor

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Eamonn Doorley, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Ross Martin

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis, Eamonn Doorley, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Ross Martin

Duration: 1:41

00:00

Title: An Riogain Uasail

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Eamonn Doorley, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Ross Martin

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis, Eamonn Doorley, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Ross Martin

Duration: 3:22

00:00

Title: Biodh An Deoch Seo 'N Làimh Mo Rùin

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Eamonn Doorley, John Doyle

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Album: Mar a Tha Mo Chridhe (As My Heart Is) / Machair Records / MACH002

Duration: 3:57

00:00

Title: Touch The Sky

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Album: Brave (Original Score)

Duration: 2:41

00:00

Title: Merida's Home

Composer: Patrick Doyle

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 1:30

00:00

Title: Into The Open Air

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Album: Brave (Original Score)

Duration: 2:52

00:00

Title: Merida's Home

Composer: Patrick Doyle

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 1:30

00:00

Title: Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal)

Composer: Arr by: Patrick Doyle

Performer(s): Emma Thompson, Peigi Barker

Duration: 1:03

00:00

Title: He Gradh, Ho Gradh

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis, Mary Smith

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis & Mary Smith

Duration: 3:42

00:00

Title: An Roghainn Dain Do Eimhir Xxii (The Choice)

Composer: Arr by: Julie Fowlis

Performer(s): Julie Fowlis

Duration: 3:47

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