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Playlist: Sham-rock out this St. Patrick's Day

Lucky you — St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. Whether your lineage can be traced back to the rolling hills of Ireland or Irish only in spirit, St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect opportunity to embrace Irish culture by wearing green, cooking up some traditional Irish cuisine and, of course, listening to Irish music. 

From modern favorites like Hozier and Niall Horan to more classic artists like U2 and The Cranberries, Ireland has produced a wide array of influential musicians. Give their songs, amongst some other Irish favorites, a listen to get into the spirit of the holiday. 

“I’m Shipping Up To Boston”  — Dropkick Murphys

“I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” — The Proclaimers

“Galway Girl” — Ed Sheeran

“Beautiful Day” — U2

“Act My Age” — One Direction

“Dreams” — The Cranberries

“Whiskey in the Jar” — The Dubliners

“Heaven” — Niall Horan

“On the One Road” —The Wolfe Tones

“Dublin in Ecstasy” — Inhaler

“Rattlin Bog” — The Irish Descendants

“Someone New” — Hozier

“Sunday Bloody Sunday - Remastered 2008" — U2

“Nice To Meet Ya” — Niall Horan

“Almost (Sweet Music)” — Hozier

“Linger” — The Cranberries

“Come Out Ye Black & Tans” — The Wolfe Tones

“I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” — U2