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This corrido by Orange County Celtic-rock homies The Fenians tells the tragic story of the San Patricios, the St. Patrick’s Battalion.

The unit of 200 mostly Catholic Irish immigrants deserted the United States Army and fought with the Mexican Army against the U.S.A. in the Mexican–American War.

Scots-British post-punk The Wakes Band offer their version of the story next. The video’s not much to look at but the lyrics are killer, so read along below: [Mas…]

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Yesterday we learned that Bangor, in Maine, is not the original Bangor. Original Bangor is in County Down, Northern Ireland. And guess what? The town with the double entendre name also has the Saborro Mexican Burrito Bar, which looks legit. Have you been?


This corrido by Orange County Celtic-rock homies The Fenians tells the tragic story of the San Patricios, the St. Patrick’s Battalion.

The unit of 200 mostly Catholic Irish immigrants deserted the United States Army and fought with the Mexican Army against the U.S.A. in the Mexican–American War.

Scots-British post-punk The Wakes Band offer their version of the story next. The video’s not much to look at but the lyrics are killer, so read along below: [Mas…]

The San Patricio Batallón: The Irish heroes of Aztlan (music videos)

by Comic Saenz March 16, 2015 Cultura
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This corrido by Orange County Celtic-rock homies The Fenians tells the tragic story of the San Patricios, the St. Patrick’s Battalion. The unit of 200 mostly Catholic Irish immigrants deserted the United States Army and fought with the Mexican Army against the U.S.A. in the Mexican–American War. Scots-British post-punk The Wakes Band offer their version […]

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Mexico-Brazil fútbol generates an F-bomb on Irish TV (NSFW video)

by Moctezuma Cortés June 19, 2014 El Now
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Inspired by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s L.A Kings F-bomb on live TV, on-the-air sports presenters in Ireland dropped the bomb during halftime of Tuesday’s Mexico-Brazil match. [NSFW adult language if someone there at your job can understand the thick Irish brogues. It’s more like “fookin” or something.]

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The Irish heroes of Aztlan: The San Patricio Batallón (music videos)

by Soy Capitan March 17, 2014 Cultura
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This corrido by Orange County Celtic-rock homies The Fenians tells the brave and tragic story of the San Patricios, the St. Patrick’s Battalion, formed and led by Jon Riley, a unit of 200 or so mostly Catholic Irish immigrants who fought as part of the Mexican Army against the United States in the Mexican–American War. […]

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Special Sports Video: The Olympics NBC won’t let you see (NSFW)

by JIM THORPE August 10, 2012 El Now
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As the 2012 Olympics head towards their conclusion, Americans continue to complain about NBC‘s broadcast coverage — missed events, stupid commentary, crazy time delays and worse. We snagged this sailing video from the Irish Broadcasting Authority (IBA) to show you what other folks around the world see. (NSFW language.) RELATED: Serena Williams Crip Walk and […]

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