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Éire 2016 AD – Background, MP3, lyrics

Update: The entirety of The Emergency Session has been uploaded to YouTube, by Arthur Riordan! After the great response to Hobart’s posting of the Éire 2016 AD video, I decided to do some more research into the background to this irreverent send-up of The Long Fellow and our society. The rapper is well-known playwright, [...]

Éire 2016 AD

There is little that can be said about how brilliant a song this is. From the fact that it’s quite a good hip-hop song on the whole and that it was made in 1992, down to the prescience shown in relation to Shell’s annexation of the Corrib gas fields (“we sold Connemara to ICI”) and [...]