Celtic punk is punk rock mixed with traditional Celtic music. Celtic punk bands often play covers of traditional Irish folk and political songs, as well as original compositions. Although the plight of the Irish people is often a topic of their songs, it's not considered an overtly political genre. Prevalent themes in Celtic punk songs include Ireland, Irish Republicanism, the Irish diaspora, drinking, and working class pride. The typical Celtic punk band includes a rock instrumentation as well as traditional instruments such as bagpipes Read more on Last.fm.