#OTD in 1971 – RTÉ bans several patriotic ballads including Dublin In The Green and The Patriot Game.

‘Merry Ploughboy’ / ’Off to Dublin in the Green’ (Dominic Behan) Performed by The Dubliners Oh, I am a merry ploughboy and I plough the fields all day Till a sudden thought came to my head, that I should roam away For I’m sick and tired of slavery since the day that I was born […]

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#OTD in 1971 – RTÉ bans several patriotic ballads including Dublin In The Green and The Patriot Game.

‘Merry Ploughboy’ / ’Off to Dublin in the Green’ (Dominic Behan) Performed by The Dubliners Oh, I am a merry ploughboy and I plough the fields all day Till a sudden thought came to my head, that I should roam away For I’m sick and tired of slavery since the day that I was born […]

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#OTD in 1971 – RTÉ bans several patriotic ballads including Off To Dublin In The Green and The Patriot Game.

‘Merry Ploughboy’/’Off to Dublin in the Green’ (Dominic Behan) Performed by The Dubliners Oh, I am a merry ploughboy and I plough the fields all day Till a sudden thought came to my head, that I should roam away For I’m sick and tired of slavery since the day that I was born And I’m […]

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1971 – RTÉ banned several patriotic ballads including Dublin In The Green and The Patriot Game.

‘The Patriot Game’ (Dominic Behan) Come all you young rebels, And list’ while I sing. For the love of one’s country is a terrible thing. It banishes fear with the the speed of a flame And it makes us all part of the patriot game. My name is O’Hanlon, And I’m just gone sixteen, My […]

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