Tag Archive: Joe O’Grady

Sep 30

“COME ON DUBLIN” – 60 year old song by local supporter

Dublin Versus Derry 1958

“Tramp, tramp, tramp our captain’s marching, marching off Croke Park to Hogan stand, For the Cup of Sam Maguire so light up the old bonfire, And celebrate the victory sweet and grand” As Dublin prepares to face Mayo in the 2016 All Ireland replay, we are delighted to reprint this 60 year old song, cheering …

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Sep 20

“The new Church” – Celebrated in song (1956)

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On the 29th July 1956 the New Church opened in East Wall . It was a cause of great celebration in the community , and the  events of that “Grand and Glorious day” are recalled in this song, written by ‘a parishioner’ .   The ‘parishioner’ was Joe O’Grady :  Michael “Joe” O’Grady (1891 to …

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