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Thread #169613   Message #4141203
Posted By: Felipa
05-May-22 - 03:39 PM
Thread Name: Any May songs?
Subject: RE: Any May songs?
3 MAY 1916 Grace Gifford and Joseph Plunkett married in Kilmainham Gaol. Joseph Plunkett was condemned to death for his part in the Easter Rising against British rule in Ireland.

song GRACE by Frank and Seán Ó Meara

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as sung by Jim McCann

sung by Caoimhe Mooney

The lyrics have been translated to Irish Gaelic, quite appropriately as J Plunkett was a keen member of the Gaelic League. He was one of the founders of the Irish Esperanto League as well.

translation by Ciarán Fox, sung by Kelli McGrory

translation by Seán Mac Cumhaill
lyrics in notes and comments

translation by Zara Ní Fhinn lyrics on screen

some background