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March 17, 2011

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

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!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALH9afb4r2s
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B718RsboGEI

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:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4xnb9AmY28

Of course:

2012 Bonus:

Pretty much anything by the Dubliners:

A few Enya Irish songs:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7_Z74X5MKA

Okay, to make up the macho factor after Enya:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDwlGbEcJ6Y

More traditional. The Clancy Brothers:

Chieftains:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmANPPIi168

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

Finally, a top 10:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNXpu9iU7Ew
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