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Saturday, April 15, 2006

1916 Easter Rising Show Broadcast on 04/22/06 & 05/06/06

Irish Aires' 1916 Easter Rising Show on 04/22/06 & 05/06/06 To Index of Monthly Archives To April Index To Get RSS Feed for Irish Aires News click HERE (Paste into a News Reader) To receive this news via email, click HERE. No Message is necessary. ---- Playlist 04/22/06 & 05/06/06 - The Irish Uprising - 1916 - 1922 On the next two weeks we will play a documentary on the 1916 Uprising and the war that followed. This musical documentary was produced by CBS radio in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of 1916. Charles Kurult is the host for this show. Remembering Charles Kurult We will play it in two continual segments, so that it would be easy to tape. Below is the playlist for this show. It is about 70% music and 30% documentary and reading of poetry. De Valera's speeches are rare to hear. Links related to songs and poems contain the lyrics & music for that music. KPFT-FM 90.1FM in Houston Listen LIVE (6PM US Central Time on Saturday Nights) to KPFT & Irish Aires on the Internet Listen To Irish Aires Shows Archived on the Internet Postcards: Easter 1916 The images at this site are all from old unretouched postcards of the 1916 era. Click on any individual set to read commentary and see larger versions of the images. Jay ****************************************** The Irish Uprising 1916-1922 01) The Soldiers Song Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem Lyric 02) Padraig Pearse's Oration at the Grave of O'Donovan Rossa Read by Donal Callahan Text 03) The Bold Fenian Men Brendan O'Duill Lyrics 04) From an Interview by Sean O'Kelly Sean O'Kelly 05) From a speech by Eamon De Valera Hear Part 1 of This Speech Eamon De Valera 06) Lonely Banna Strand Kay Hart Lyrics 07) From a speech by Eamon De Valera 08) From the Rebel Tommy Makem The Poem 09) The Tricolor Ribbon Anne Byrne Lyric 10) The Rising of the Moon Tom Clancy Lyric 11) The Proclamation of 1916 Read by Donal Callahan The Proclamation 12) Wrap the Green Flag Round Us Boys Tommy Makem and the Clancy Bros. Lyric 13) From an Interview with Mrs. Eileen O'Hanrahan Reilly Postcard & Info on Michael O'Hanrahan 14) From an interview with Rory Brugha Cathal Brugha 15) From and Interview with Sean Harling Sean Harling, a one time republican who served on the First Dáil Secretariat and was interned for his republican sympathies during the Civil War, had become an agent provocateur in the war against republicans. He was responsible for the discovery of IRA arms dumps; setting up splinter groups; and carrying out actions which would discredit republicans. He even managed to get himself a position within Fianna Fáil to further enhance his usefulness to the state. His handler was the infamous David Neligan who was involved in directing the campaign of state murders in Kerry during the Civil War. 16) Who Fears to Speak of Easter Week The Clancy Bros and Tommy Makem Lyric 17) Easter 1916 Read by Tom Clancy Poem 18) Tipperary So Far Away Tom Clancy Lyric 19) The Rose Tree Read by Ed Golden Poem 20) Down by the Glenside Kay Hart Lyric 21) Before Ireland Can Go Free Liam Clancy In the battle's prologue Many a common man, woman and child had said Goodbye to work and love and play A child surprised in the door way An old man stretched in the street A young man near a lamppost Which he had clutched when the bullet struck him And down which he had clip when he died His curiously white face containing Wide eyes staring upwards As if asking the sky : why this had happened A stiff arm still half-encircling the lamp standard A young lassie in holiday attire Lying on her face maybe hurrying home When she heard the uproar "But going too slow... Or on the brilliant white blouse A purple patch of death Spreading over the middle of the back You signed no proclamation You invaded no building You pulled no trigger I know I know but Ireland needed you all the same Many will die like that Before Ireland can go free. 22) The West's Awake Anne Byrne, Brendan O'Duill & The Abby Tavern Singers Lyric 23) Padraig Pearse's Surrender Order - April 1916 Read by Daniel Callahan Fac-simile of Surrender Order & Text 24) The Fogg Dew Pat Clancy, Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem Lyric 25) From the "16 Dead Men" Read by Tom Clancy Poem 26) The Dying Rebel Kay Hart Lyric 27) The Mother Read by Deidre O'Meara The Mother by Patrick Pearse MOTHER I do not grudge them; Lord, I do not grudge My two strong sons that I have seen go out To break their strength and die, they and a few, In bloody protest for a glorious thing, They shall be spoken of amoung their people, The generation shall remember them, And call them Blessed: But I will speak their names to my own heart In the long nights; The little names that were familiar once Round my dead hearth. Lord,thou art hard on mothers; We suffer in their coming and their going; And tho' I grudge them not, I weary, weary Of the long sorrow - And yet I have my joy; My sons were faithful, and they fought. 28) From Eamon De Valera's 40th Anniversary Speech 40th Anniversary Speech 29) The Grand Old Dame Brittania Tommy Makem Lyric 30) From An Interview with Sean O'Kelly 31) From an Interview with Joseph Clarke 32) From An Interview with Sean Harling 33) From An interview with Frank Sherwin 34) Johnson's Motor Car Clancy Brothers && Tommy Makem Lyric 35) The Valley of Knockanure Liam Clancy Lyric 36) From De Valera's 40th Anniversary Speech 37) From an Interview with Sean Mooney 38) From an Interview with Sean Harling 39) Off to Dublin in the Green Tommy Makem and the Clancy Brothers Lyric 40) Boys from the County Cork Tommy Makem and Clancy Brothers Lyric 41) Kevin Barry Liam Clancy Lyric 42) The Manifesto of Sinn Fein Read by Eamon Kelly 43) From the Eamon de Valera's 40th Anniversary Speech 44) Shall my Soul Pass through Old Ireland Anne Byrne Lyric 45) From an Interview with Rory Brugha Terence McSwiney 46) From an Interview with Sean Mooney 47) An Durd Fainne Liam Clancy, Clancy Brothers && Tommy Makem 48) From an interview with Sean Harling 49) From the "Fool" Read by Donal Donnelly 50) A Nation Once Again Tommy Makem && The Clancy Brothers Lyric 51) A Message by Eamon De Valera on the 50th Anniversary of the Uprising- 52) The Soldier's Song ****************************************** 1916 The Rising Easter Rising - 1916 BBC - Easter 1916 - From Home Rule to Independence Liberation of Ireland Grace Plunkett Countess Markievicz Kenny's Book Store - 1916 Books Links to the Audios of Various De Valera Speeches ---- To receive this news via email, click HERE. No Message is necessary. To Get RSS Feed for Irish Aires News click HERE (Paste into a News Reader) To April Index To Index of Monthly Archives Posted by: Jay / 12:58 PM <<>
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