Saturday, February 16, 2013

TREAT HER RIGHT

Jimmy Rabbitte: "Do you not get it, lads? The Irish are the Blacks of Europe. And Dubliners are the Blacks of Ireland. And the Northside Dubliners are the Blacks of Dublin. So say it once, say it loud: I'm Black and I'm proud." - The Committments, 1991



This terrific performance is part of our annual lead-up to St. Patrick's Day here at StormBringer - more to follow of course. To me, the ability of the Irish people to belt out the Blues speaks volumes of this unique race . . .

Just for the record, my mother's people are from the western part of Ireland, known as Connaucht:




STORMBRINGER SENDS

3 comments:

  1. Red-haired, Irish, and proud. Best movie ever.

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  2. What do the Irish call St. Patrick's Day?
    "Amateur Night."

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