Enda, E-N-D-A Enda (Broadcast 4fm 04.03.11)

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Enda, E-N-D-A, Enda, E-N-D-A, Enda…..

Lyrics written and performed by The Emergency and first broadcast on Timeless Hits 4fm on March 4th 2011. It was recorded at Waveform Studios.




Dev Introduces A Moratorium-Friendly Music Hall Classic

Friday, February 25th, 2011

In which Dev introduces a timeless classic from one of his music hall contemporaries George Formby in order to comply with the Election Coverage Broadcast Moratorium.

This sketch was written and performed by The Emergency at Waveform Studios.




The Class Of Inbred Gobshite Always Running For The Dail – GE2011 Update (Broadcast on 4fm 16.02.2011)

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

This song was written and performed by The Emergency and first broadcast on Timeless Hits 4fm on Feb 16th 2011. It’s a new recording and the lyrics are updated for the General election 2011 from the original version elsewhere on this site. It was recorded at Waveform Studios.





Free Song Download: The Class Of Inbred Gobshites Always Running For The Dáil

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Resident “tenors” Dermot Carmody & Morgan C Jones warble to a traditional tune about the traditionally tiny gene pool of our elected representatives. Truly a sound strack for the New Year, as we face into General Election 2011…



Free Single Download (MP3): Carmody & Jones: “Not Doing Any Time”

Friday, November 19th, 2010

To mark the arrival of the IMF in Ireland and to celebrate the achievements of this and previous governments and of our bankers and developers, The Emergency is pleased to present a free MP3 download single: “Not Doing Any Time”.

The song is from the EP “The Morale Will Continue Until the Beatings Improve” by Emergency team members Carmody & Jones. Read more »


Here’s To You, Iris Robinson (Video)

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Now in glorious technicolor, our tribute to Iris Robinson. Also available in audio-only (embedded flash player & mp3 download)

Lyrics by Carmody & Jones. Carmody & Jones vocals recorded Jan 11th 2010 at Beacon Studios by Noel Storey.

Free MP3 Download: “A TDs’ Christmas Song” from The Emergency’s CD “Use Democracy Sensibly”

Monday, December 21st, 2009

As a thank you and a Merry Xmas to our friends, supporters, hangers-on and especially to our enemies, without whom none of this would be possible, we’ve decided to make available free to download “A TDs’ Christmas Song”, the festive track from our current CD release “Use Democracy Sensibly”.

Please download, listen and enjoy in your bonus-free hovel while our masters whoop it up over the Holiday period.


Words & Music © 2009 Carmody & Jones
Vocals: Karen Ardiff
Guitars: Morgan C Jones
Bells: Dermot Carmody
Backing track recorded by Dylan Jones
Vocals recorded @ Mutiny Studios

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If you’d like to own the entire CD, you can now order Use Democracy Sensible from us here!


The Emergency Live @ The Electric Picnic: “Hey, Brian”

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Lovingly captured on on a videogramatical cylinder this performance formed part of Leviathan in the Mind Field at The Electric Picnic on September 5th 2009. This marked the performance debut of the song “Hey Brian”.

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New & Exclusive Emergency Cut: “Hey Brian”

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

From The Emergency an appeal to Brian Cowen to come off it as we head back towards engagement. Altogether now: “Na-na-na NAMA NAMA; NAMA NAMA. Hey, Brian!”


Recorded by Paddy Meegan at Hollywood Studios