The Irish brigade are an overtly Political ballad group from Northern Ireland. Good Musicians who also play non political material. They can veer from a humorous to poignant view of the situation in their country. Similar to Shebeen and Seanchai in their outlook, The Irsh Brigade play regularly throughout Ireland, North and South and are very popular in the Celtic side of Glasgow. There is also an Irish Brigade based out of the Twin Cities, MN in the US.