Patrick's Day calls for traditional Irish food , lucky green decorations , and, of course, the best Irish songs to sing along to over a pint of Guinness. The greatest thing about putting together a playlist of St. There are those traditional Irish folk songs that have be recorded and re-interpreted over the years. There are straight-ahead bangers that just so happened to be recorded by bands who come from Ireland. There are the hybrid acts, which somehow manage to combine the old with the new. There are those perennial staples like Van Morrison, new songs from artists like Ed Sheeran, and famous needle-drops from unforgettable movies like The Departed or The Commitments. Put on your best Riverdance outfit and get ready to do your funkiest jig or at least some approximation of one. Bono wrote this song while visiting Ethiopia after hearing a story about Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Guess who just got back today? This unlikely hit was part of the Jailbreak album, helping the band earn its first gold record.
2. "The Boys Are Back In Town" — Thin Lizzy
2. The Fields of Athenry
Irish dance is a group of traditional dance forms originating from Ireland , encompassing dancing both solo and in groups, and dancing for social , competitive , and performance purposes. Irish dance in its current form developed from various influences such as Native Irish dance, French quadrilles and English country dancing. Dance was taught by "travelling dance masters" across Ireland in the 17thth century, and separate dance forms developed according to regional practice and differing purposes. Irish dance became a significant part of Irish culture , particularly for Irish nationalist movements. From the early 20th century, a number of organisations promoted and codified the various forms of dance, creating competitive structures and standardised styles. Solo Irish dance includes the most well-known form of Irish dance, Irish stepdance , which was popularised from onwards by dance shows such as Riverdance. This production advertised both Irish music and dancing and which is practised competitively across not only the Irish diaspora but to many more people who have disparate cultural backgrounds.
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