24 thoughts on “Ballad of A Crumlin Man

      1. barelylegal

        wolfe tone for me, he went against his own kind and single handedly challenged the cap-tipping and doffing subservient mindset which had been there for well over 200 years previously

  1. capitan leonardo

    the song was cowritten by Scot Jimmy bain who died on the def leppard cruise last year.

        1. Papi

          You need the worlds smallest drummer, following you, just going “b’dum -tish” allllll the time.

          1. bertie blenkinsop

            No need.
            On Christmas Day, my 6 year old (and I KNOW there’s nothing more boring than other people’s kids) stood up in the in-laws house and told joke after joke for 10 minutes solid.
            He only stopped when I shouted him down with jealous heckling and slow handclapping.
            It’s time to hand over the torch to the next generation I reckon :)

    1. Pete


      Philip first attended school in Moss Side, Manchester. In 1957, aged eight, he went to live with his grandparents, Frank and Sarah Lynott, in Crumlin, Dublin.

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