Banba Óir

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Clannad

Clannad (Irish pronunciation: [kl̪ˠan̪ˠad̪ˠ]) are an Irish band formed in 1970 in Gweedore, County Donegal. Their music has been variously described as bordering on folk and folk rock, traditional Irish, Celtic and New Age, often incorporating elements of an even broader spectrum of smooth jazz and Gregorian chant. After twelve years of success in the folk music industry, they shot to international recognition in 1982 with the release of the "Theme from Harry's Game", becoming the most successful band in the Celtic music genre. They subsequently went on to bridge the gap between traditional Celtic music and pop music in the 1980s and 1990s with albums such as Macalla and Anam. Their records usually consist of traditional Gaelic ballads, New Age tracks that ca… more »


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1994
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Both two hands
Of noble people
Write the ogham
In golden ireland

In young company
Noble of nature
Desire of music
In golden ireland

Ring forts of rock
The magic of the druids
Tombs of kings
In golden ireland

Holy clochan*
Churchyards and castles
Sound of the celtic (or secret? ) language**
In golden ireland.

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Written by: CIARAN MARION BRENNAN

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