[Marxism] Internationale in Irish

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Wed Oct 21 19:42:14 MDT 2009

Einde wrote (concerning
Oró Sé do Bheatha 'Bhaile )
>A lovely song - but nevertheless a Jacobite song
>in support of.....the counter-revolution in Britain.

This is why Padrig Pearse wrote new
lyrics and it is this version sung by
Sinéad O'Connor and used by the volunteers
of Óglaigh na hÉireann as shown in this
scene from "The Wind that Shakes the Barley."


It is a fine rebel song whose lyrics
have meaning today, and not just in Éire.

Welcome oh woman who was so afflicted,
It was our ruin that you were in bondage,
Our fine land in the possession of thieves...

'Sé do bheatha, a bhean ba léanmhar,
Do b' é ár gcreach tú bheith i ngéibheann,
Do dhúiche bhreá i seilbh méirleach,

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