Slainte! 30 songs, videos in honor of St. Paddy’s Day! Hah!

Via Waylon Lewis
on Mar 16, 2011
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Hooray and up she rises earlie in the mornin’

Videos: a mix of Most Popular on Youtube plus Personal Favorites:

The Celt in me loves this day: it’s the one day of the year when I’ll have more than my max of one beer before going home and…working all night. Slainte!

We all learned this and sang it a bunch at school when I was a little child; still sing this in the shower sometimes:

A sad one:

A truly sad one for a country going through a hard time (thanks, bankers):

Like this one:

One of Chogyam Trungpa’s favorite songs:

A very young Sean Connery:

Of course:

2012 Bonus:

Pretty much anything by the Dubliners:

A few Enya Irish songs:

Okay, to make up the macho factor after Enya:

More traditional. The Clancy Brothers:


We Celts: a simultaneously beautiful, rich, natural, violent and nostalgic culture:

Finally, a top 10:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


3 Responses to “Slainte! 30 songs, videos in honor of St. Paddy’s Day! Hah!”

  1. Emer says:

    Fabulous collection. I often think it is bigger day abroad than in Ireland. St Patrick was Welsh apparently but he banished the snakes and vermin from Ireland, he would be welcome to come back to sort out those banker criminals. (excellent clip) Thanks.

  2. Siri says:

    Yuck.disgusting.pass over the day.

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