The Fields of Sashenry

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Two songs, two apparent sides taken, but does anybody really understand what they are singing about. Come have a listen as ‘The Sash’ and ‘The Fields of Athenry’ go under the Irreverent History microscope.

2:02 – sash – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sash
2:03 – fields of Athenry – https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/how-the-fields-of-athenry-became-ireland-s-most-famous-song
2:29 – SFA – https://www.scottishfa.co.uk/
3:21 – old firm derby – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Firm
4:22 – Ebbenezer Goode – https://youtu.be/YFJdUJg4wOk
5:40 – religious slurs for catholic and protestants – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_religious_slurs
18:41 – portuguese busker annoying the Irish fan- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew-AglIra3k
18:51 – Prince of Thieves quote – https://youtu.be/pNdMXFDVaTI
19:00 – Charles I – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/charles_i_king.shtml
19:09 – Cromwell – http://www.independent.co.uk/…..cromwell-a-revolutionary-hero-or-a-genocidal-war-criminal-917996.html
19:30 – Charles II – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/charles_ii_king.shtml
20:00 – James II – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/james_ii.shtml
20:30 – King Billy – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/people/william_iii_of_orange
20:42 – Louis XIV – https://www.biography.com/people/louis-xiv-9386885
21:14 – Revelation 19v11 king james – https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Revelation+19%3A11-14&version=KJV
21:30 – James I – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/james_i_vi.shtml
21:45 – Family tree of the Stuarts – https://www.britroyals.com/stuarttree.asp
22:08 – Glorious Revolution – http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/stuart-england/the-1688-revolution/
24:30 – Siege of Londonderry – http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/features/heritage/siege-derry
26:30 – Battle of Newtownbutler – http://www.libraryireland.com/Derry1689/VI-24.php
27:37 – Battle of the Boyne – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/what-was-the-battle-of-the-boyne/
30:15 – Battle of Aughrim – https://cullodenbattlefield.wordpress.com/2016/08/19/battle-of-aughrim/
31:04 – Treaty of Limerick – http://www.askaboutireland.ie/……/the-treaty-of-limerick/
33:32 – Irish Molly-o – http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/static/images/sheets/05000/02680.gif
33:48 – Hat my Father wore – https://youtu.be/KH7E5rCgS3k
33:53 – Scarf my father wore – stockport – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJjSaUyBMSI
33:59 – Poor Scouser Tommy – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJjSaUyBMSI
35:03 – Irish fans singing fields at euros – https://youtu.be/LuOYYHLZEQk
36:20 – Potato Famine – https://www.britannica.com/event/Great-Famine-Irish-history
37:33 – Charles Trevelyn – http://www.historyireland.com/the-famine/charles-trevelyan-and-the-great-irish-famine/
48:27 – will griggs on fire – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhkfO_CD0lQ

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