TITLE

Finding a new anthem would be a bit like having a face transplant

AUTHOR(S)
John Waters
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Mail on Sunday;5/ 8/2011, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
FOR days I've been puzzling over Michael Noonan's assertion that the Government may soon have to intervene to protect the national anthem. Responding to a Dáil question from Independent TD Maureen O'Sullivan, the Minister for Finance explained that among the reasons why the State needs to retain copyright of the anthem is to ensure it's not used 'in an inappropriate context and without due deference, such as to render it an object of scorn or derision'.
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60445263

 

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