PAUL ROUSE: The struggles of singing an anthem from the same hymn sheet

The story of the anthems offers a sharp insight into how a United Ireland has been imagined by too many of those who profess to desire it as something that is united only in geography but not in much else, writes Paul Rouse.

The Ireland rugby team stand for the national anthem ahead of the 2018 Six Nations clash with Scotland. Picture: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

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