Famine Song draws complaints
Rangers’ supporters have attracted scrutiny from the amazon canada goose parka Scottish government click cg, after complaints about chanting at last month’s Old Firm derby were made by the Irish consul general.
The issue has been raised with regard to a song about the Irish potato famine of the 1840s, which contains the lyrics: “The famine is buy canada goose jacket in canada over, why don’t you go home?” A section of the Rangers support have indulged in this chant since last season; that they did it at Parkhead on August 31 prompted one Celtic fan to write to the Irish embassy in London. The Irish consul general in Edinburgh has subsequently raised authentic canada goose outlet online the matter at her regular meeting with the Scottish government.
The government has released a statement saying: “The Scottish government is totally committed to combating sectarianism and bigotry, which is why we have expanded on the work of the previous administration and are doing more. “We are working with the clubs themselves, buy a canada goose jacket as they are part of the solution to the problem.”
Rangers, in acknowledging they have a problem with the song, say they can i wash my canada goose jacket are awaiting police authentic canada goose outlet online guidance on the matter. A club spokesperson said: “Following the recent Old Firm match, the club were made aware that a substantial number of complaints had been made regarding the singing of the chorus of a song known as The Famine Song by our supporters at this match.
“Rangers berlin film festival ends canada goose jacket sponsorship amid approached Strathclyde police for guidance on this matter, with canada goose coat – kensington a view to issuing a joint statement indicating that persons singing this song in best place buy canada goose jacket toronto future may face the possibility of arrest. Strathclyde police were not able to commit to this until they had carried out further investigation.
“Clearly The Famine Song has provoked such a response in certain quarters. It is the club’s best canada goose jacket womens view that the interest of our supporters and the club will be best served by supporters refraining from singing The Famine Song.”