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Watch: Ireland Mourns Jack Charlton With 'Put 'Em Under Pressure'

Watch: Ireland Mourns Jack Charlton With 'Put 'Em Under Pressure'

All this week on The Rewind, we're on a quest to find out what Ireland's Greatest Singalong Song is.

'Put 'Em Under Pressure ' reminds all of us, whether we were there or not, of the glory days of Irish international football under Jack Charlton

Here's an ode to the great man from July 2020, as the Irish nation honoured the Englishman who gave us so many special days.

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The country stopped at half twelve on this July afternoon to pay tribute to Jack Charlton, who is being laid to rest near Leeds.

The Walkinstown Roundabout - the scene of a few famous Charlton-inspired celebrations over the years - was ground zero for tributes, as the D12 traffic rotary was thronged with Ireland fans.

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Over at Dalymount Park, Bohemians FC staged their own tribute over the old tannoy, ensuring all of Phibsborough was rocking.

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Along the Moy River in Ballina, a mural to Jack Charlton was unveiled overlooking one of his favourite salmon fishing spots.

All Irish radio stations - bar Lyric FM - halted ordinary business to play 'Put Em Under Pressure'. On RTÉ Radio One, Ronan Collins played a particularly poignant version of the song, segueing straight into that classic Kinks tune 'Days'.

We went and competed, just like Jack would have wanted. RIP Big Jack.

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The vote for Ireland's Greatest Singalong Song is at the semi-final stage.

You can vote for your favourite singalong song here.

Watch: The Streets Of Ashington Are Thronged To Bid Farewell To Jack Charlton

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