Wolfe Tones' Come Out Ye Black And Tans reached number 1 in the UK and Ireland
The Wolfe Tones' will donate the proceeds to Come Out Ye Black And Tans to the homeless.
The rebel song reached number 1 in Ireland and UK iTunes charts, after backlash to plans to commemorate the Royal Irish Constabulary.
It followed an announcement by the government to hold the event in Dublin Castle this month.
Charlie Flanagan announces deferment of RIC/Black n Tans commemoration ... cancel it completely and hang your head in shame for ever proposing it! https://t.co/CrW3suFbXF
— The Wolfe Tones 🇮🇪 (@wolfetones) January 7, 2020
Yesterday, it topped the iTunes charts in both the UK and Ireland.
Following this, the Wolfe Tones said they will donate all the proceeds to the Peter McVerry Trust.
The Wolfe Tones thank you for your support of the campaign to stop the RIC/Black n Tans commemoration. We will be donating the proceeds of the success you made by downloading “Come out ye Black and Tans” to the Peter McVerry Trust who do great work to aid the homeless, Brian W. pic.twitter.com/qITpAAxsr0
— The Wolfe Tones 🇮🇪 (@wolfetones) January 9, 2020