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IRISH REPUBLIC Ambran na bhFiann (The Soldier's Song) Celtic words by Musicby LIAM O’RINN (1888 - 1950) PATRICK HEENEY (1881 - 1911) English words by Arr. by T. M. CARTLEDGE PEADAR KEARNEY (1883 - 1942) Tempo di marcia £ Sin - ne Fian- na Fail, a - té faci gheall ag Ei - rinn, Sol - diers are we, whose lives ‘are pledged to. Ire - land; Buion dér thar toinn do rfi - nig chughainn, Some have froma land be-yond the wave, mhéid bheith — saor, Gr sin - sear to be free, our an - cient 9 ‘There were originally three verses and a chorus. The latter was adopted as the National Anthem in July 1926. fa Ni fidg = far fain tior - an land Shall ‘shel - ter the_-—des pot nna baoil, — Le na baoil,* In i cree Sf erese gean ar Ghaeil chun bis m6 saoil, Le gun - na seréach, foi Er - ins cause, come woe or weal, ‘Mid ‘can- non’s__ roar and 5 ime BCP f rr Fm rit lémhach — na— bpiléar, Seo libh can aig amth - rin na bhFiann. ri = fles— peal, We'll— chant a, sol - dier’s song. oO IF * Pronounced ‘Barna Bwail’. It means ‘gap of danger’.