Joe McBride said it was only recently that he had found out his uncle had inspired the song
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Willie McBride: Armagh soldier's song continues to resonate

The 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One was marked in 2014 by a number of ceremonies and events.

One song about that conflict is The Green Fields of France with its hero "young Willie McBride".

BBC News NI's Gordon Adair returns to the soldier's home county of Armagh to hear the story behind the song.

  • 02 Jan 2015