"The Auld Triangle" is a song whose first public appearance was in the play The Quare Fellow(1954) by Brendan Behan. The song was rumoured to have been written by Brendan's brother Dominic Behan, but Dominic never credited the song to himself on any recordings he made of it, and Brendan never attributed it to anyone but himself. Other rumours suggest it was a prison song to which a Behan added verses, but the fact that Dominic never credits himself with writing the song suggests that the true authorship is at least not his. The song was later made famous by Luke Kelly, Ronnie Drew and The Dubliners in the late 1960s.

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composer: Brendan Behan
lyricist: Brendan Behan
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Wikidata: Q3915745 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Auld Triangle [info]
later versions: Banks of the Royal Canal


Date Title Attributes Artist
The Auld Triangle cover Chris Sherburn & Denny Bartley
The Auld Triangle cover The Dubliners
The Auld Triangle cover The Dubliners
The Auld Triangle cover Dropkick Murphys