Mayo born singer songwriter Seamus Ruttledge has recorded a new version of 'James Connolly' to mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter rising.

Ruttledge has adapted, arranged, and written new verses for this 2016 interpretation of the famous ballad.

This is the link to 'James Connolly (2016 version)'

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Tags: Folk Songs, Irish Freedom Struggle, Recorded Music

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Comment by That's Just How It Was on March 26, 2016 at 12:47pm

Beautiful ... tears came rolling down my face as I was listening to the song..... 

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Comment by That's Just How It Was on March 27, 2016 at 6:43am

 THnak you for your friend request------------- I am an avid fan of all things Irish and  music in particular... Have you been following the celebrations of the centenary......Do hope that somewhere in all the hype.... Cumann na mBan and all the other very spirited women on 1916 were equally celebrated ..Good luck with you singing career   

Comment by xavier owen mcdonnell on March 30, 2016 at 6:24am

like the words he changed no problem with  them fell into a hero's grave but also liked & had a mental picture of 

Connolly seeing a ready made grave I think it was 


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