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On song

# on-song - Monday 7 April, 2014

Kevin Walker — the winner of Sweden’s Pop Idol — hoping to hit the right notes for Ireland some day

The 24-year-old son of a Carlow man is the only professional footballer signed up to Universal Music.

# on-song - Monday 9 December, 2013

Shane Long busked in Temple Bar last night, wearing a lime green suit

The Tipperary native lashed out a version of Wonderwall.

# on-song - Thursday 22 August, 2013

You won’t be able to get this Depeche Mode-inspired Clare tune out of your head

MC Banner and the Killaloolas rework an 80s classic to lend their support to Davy Fitz and his boys

# on-song - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

AUDIO: Have you heard the St Pat’s fans’ FAI Cup final song?

The Saints looks to break their cup win famine with a victory over Derry City on Sunday in Dublin 4.

# on-song - Sunday 28 October, 2012

26 songs for 26 miles: Here’s your Dublin City Marathon playlist

Most people listen to music when they run so we’ve helpfully put together a potential playlist for tomorrow’s Dublin City Marathon. You’re welcome.

# on-song - Friday 21 September, 2012

VIDEO: What do you think of this All-Ireland final song?

‘The wait is over’ for Mayo we’re told by this group of musicians from the west.

# on-song - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

VIDEO: The best song about Donegal manager Jim McGuinness you’ll hear from Lanzarote today

Think Toots and the Maytails meets blanket defence.

# on-song - Thursday 9 August, 2012

New Barcelona boss Vilanova silent on Song rumours

The newly-appointment coach of the Catalan giants feels discussing a potential transfer would show a lack of respect towards Arsenal.

# on-song - Friday 20 July, 2012

‘Sing anthem or don’t play’ – warns former German football chief

Remember that silly arguement after the all-signing Italians beat the Germans in Poland last month? Well, here we go again…

# on-song - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

# on-song - Thursday 14 June, 2012

‘We’re not here for a sing-song’, fumes Roy Keane after Irish defeat

“I’m not too happy with all that nonsense. To praise the supporters for sake of it … Let’s change that attitude towards Irish supporters.”

# on-song - Thursday 8 March, 2012

# on-song - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Here’s today’s behind-the-scenes pic from the Ireland camp

Damien Dempsey leads Giovanni Trapattoni’s squad in singing the official Euro 2012 anthem.

# on-song - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Open thread: what should James McClean sing for his Ireland initiation this weekend?

Well, you got what you wanted. He’s heading for Dublin tonight… but what should he perform for his new team-mates?

# on-song - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Put a donk on it, Sir Paul: Olympic closing ceremony set for British music ‘mashup’

Elgar to Adele? This sounds like a podium finish to us.

# on-song - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Here’s your latest unofficial Euro 2012 anthem.. by Breen, White and Gold

We’ve had reworkings of Smokey classics, low-key ballads to our summer holidays and Dropkick Murphys tributes. And now this.

# on-song - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

On song: here’s how Ghana prepared for their ACN opener

The Black Stars warmed up for yesterday’s win over Botswana with this musical performance.

# on-song - Friday 2 December, 2011

‘Can’t take my eyes off you’ – Stereophonics in Gary Speed tribute

Kelly Jones sings the Andy Williams song so beloved by Wales football times in Speed’s heyday.

# on-song - Friday 25 November, 2011

Northern Ireland football chiefs urged to drop God Save The Queen

IFA chiefs and supporters groups quiet on suggestion of former player Paul McVeigh today.

# on-song - Monday 10 October, 2011

Keane sits out training… the morning after he takes stage in Malahide pub

WATCH: All signs point to the Ireland skipper missing the final European Championships qualifier against Armenia tomorrow night.

# on-song - Friday 9 September, 2011

Pass the Alka Seltzer: FAI officials give it a lash in Moscow FAI

Pass the Alka Seltzer: FAI officials give it a lash in Moscow

There were jovial scenes before Ireland’s draw with Russia earlier this week, led by Ray Houghton and FAI chief executive John Delaney.

# on-song - Thursday 8 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Karaoke kings and queens called to Kerry On Song

Karaoke kings and queens called to Kerry

What do you mean you didn’t know the World Karaoke Championships are at the INEC from tonight? Where the Tina Turner have been?

# on-song - Monday 29 August, 2011

Rucks and mix-tapes: What should our rugby stars put on the iPod?

Declan Kidney’s men jet off on an epic journey to New Zealand tomorrow and they need a playlist to kill the time. Help them out.

# on-song - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Can you hit the right notes in front of 80,000 at Croke Park?

Reality TV bosses are hoping to mould one GAA club into a choir fit to perform before the All-Ireland football final. Game on, Ger.

# on-song - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Ice hockey star picks up unusual hitchhiker – Bono

The U2 star was wandering the highways of West Vancouver before a Edmonton Oliers player made his girlfriend turn the car around.

# on-song - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

‘God Save the Queen’ set for Aviva Stadium airing

The Irish Football Association denies speculation that the British anthem won’t be played at the all-Ireland Carling Nations Cup clash over security fears.