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Posted By: GUEST,Martin Ryan
05-Nov-18 - 03:15 PM
Thread Name: Which Irish Troubles Songs are Offensive
Subject: RE: Which Irish Troubles Songs are Offensive
“The Patriot Game” is not a Civil War Song - it refers to the IRA campaign of 1957-8.

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P.S. Mind you ... At a recent local social event, I sang Crawford Howard’s great anti-Willie Mc Bride satire - and got roundly abused for mocking “a great republican ballad”! Ye can’t win.