Peadar Kearney
 

Peadar Kearney

COMPOSER OF IRISH NAT. ANTHEM

Peadar Kearney fought at Jacob’s biscuit factory during the Easter Rising of 1916 and was lucky to escape before that garrison was captured. Taking the side of the Pro-Treaty forces in the civil war, Kearney wrote the Irish National Anthem known as ‘Amhrán na bhFiann’, but never received any royalties for it. Other songs he composed include, ‘Down by the Glenside’ and ‘Whack for the Diddle’.

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Peadar Kearney and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
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Peadar Kearney Print

This beautiful print of Peadar Kearney (1833 - 1942) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Peadar Kearney printed beside the portrait.

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