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The Rebel Fenian Men - The Rising Of Ireland flac album

The Rebel Fenian Men - The Rising Of Ireland flac album

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Performer: The Rebel Fenian Men
Title: The Rising Of Ireland
Released: 1970
Style: Celtic
Category: Folk, Country
Rating: 4.8 ✦

Album · 2008 · 25 Songs. 4. Four Green Fields. Bold Fenian Men. 2:35. 15. Memory of the Dead.

It staged the Fenian Rising of 1867 and masterminded the 1916 Easter Rising. The IRB was formed on St Patrick’s Day, 17 March in 1858 by the former Young Irelander, James Stephens, with the support of Irish exiles and sympathisers in the United States who provided much of the early funding. These seven men planned and carried out the 1916 Easter Rising and proclaimed Ireland to be an independent republic. All were later executed when they were forced to surrender after six days of fighting. The legacy of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. The IRB survived the Easter Rising and continued under the leadership of Michael Collins. The executions of the leaders outraged public opinion, which had been hostile to the Rising at first. It led to a wave of nationalist feeling which manifested itself in the overwhelming success of the pro-independence party Sinn Fein in the 1918 General Election.

The second version of the album was reissued under the same name in 1998 for the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Irish Rebellion of 1798. The first track, "O Donnell Aboo" (an apostrophe was not initially included in the title name) with harmonica accompaniment, is the only song to have been re-released from this version. It is now more commonly reproduced on compilation albums and reissues than the 1959 version with Irish harp and snare drum  . The Men of the West".

Songs from Ireland's Greatest Rebel Songs by Fighting Men From Crossmaglen, Flying Column. Free download and listen Ireland's Greatest Rebel Songs. Fighting Men From Crossmaglen - The Men Behind the Wire 02:10. Sean McCann - Grace 04:59. Go Lucky Four - Show Me the Man 03:00. The Freemen - Slievenamon 04:45. Go Lucky Four - Up Went Nelson 02:34. Terry O'Neill - The Dying Rebel 03:49. Go Lucky Four - Bold Fenian Men 02:26. The Davitts - Rock on Rock All 02:29. Terry O'Neill - The H-Block Song 05:22. Teresa Duffy - God Save Ireland 02:00. Terry O'Neill - Broad Black Brimmer 02:46. Flying Column - The Lonely Banna Strand 05:51.

The Fenian movement, founded in 1858, was a popular movement based on nationalist and egalitarian principles. It could count on the support of tens of thousands of men, though not all of them had arms. A contingent of Fenians captured the police barracks at Dundrum, Stepaside and Glencullen, but the man chiefly responsible for stopping the rising was Sub-Inspector Dominic Burke. He was charged with protecting Tallaght barracks, which lay in the path of the Fenians assembling on the Tallaght Hills. Burke took 14 armed constables and formed them up across the road at a perpendicular angle to the barracks.

Bold Fenian Men. album: 90 Greatest Irish Rebel Songs. album: Irish Rebel Songs. album: A Tribute to the Bold Fenian Men. It's a Grand Old Country. album: The Greatest Irish Rebel Songs. album: Glasgow Celtic Supporters Anthems. album: Ireland's Favourite Rebel Songs. album: Irish Songs of Freedom. The West's Awake (Asleep). album: Favourite Irish Pub songs. album: The Ultimate Irish Rebel Songs. It's a Grand Oul Country. album: The Bold Robert Emmett. Off to Dublin in the Green. album: Favourite Irish Drinking Songs. Show Me the Man. album: The Very Best of Ireland.

The Sergeant then meets a poor peasant man who passes the time singing songs of Ireland. The singer engages the Sergeant in conversation which drifts towards the past. The Sergeant begins to think of the fate of the fugitive in comparison to his own. He thinks about the friends of his youth, and the circumstances which could have placed him in the position of hiding from the police in the dark. The Sergeant undergoes a change of heart with the disguised rebel begins to sing the song of the Fenian Movement, composed around 1865, of The Rising of the Moon

Image: National Museum of Ireland). Prior to the Rising the organisers were conserving the use of ammunition, and this meant a lack of firing experience for Volunteers with military rifles. Shooting clubs were established using smaller. 22 rifles and target rifles but these do not prepare you for a revolution. The antique Howth rifle was the main rifle of the Rising but there was also an assortment of other weapons. In fighting a rebellion this was a problem as John P Dungan explains in his book A History of the Irish Army, 'without standard weaponry, collective training and concentration of force it was unlikely that guerrilla warfare, no matter how skilfully waged, could achieve military victory in the field'. Originally, the members of Royal Irish Constabulary were recruited from men of Irish birth and stationed in small barracks around the country.


A1 Irish Soldier Laddie
A2 Kevin Barry
A3 Johnson'S Motor Car
A4 Boolavogue
A5 The Boys From Kilmichael
A6 Rody McCorley
B1 The Merrv Ploughboy
B2 Black And Tan Gun
B3 The Rising Of The Moon
B4 The Lonely Boys Of Upton
B5 The Croppy Boy
B6 Foggy Dew


  • Arranged By – Siggy Jackson (tracks: A1 to A6)
  • Production Manager – Siggy Jackson


In this album the young and talented Irish Showband, the Fenian Rebel Fighters give a truly tremendous selection of songs spanning two centuries of creative Folk-Music History and haunting nostalgia from the ill-fated 1798 Rebellion at Wexford to the more recent up—rising in the 1916-1922 period.

© November 1970. A Siggy Jackson Production