Irish singers – great performers past and present

Ireland has produced a host of great singers who have made Irish traditional music popular across the world.

These are some of the most prominent names. The list is regularly updated so come back soon if we haven’t featured your favourite artist yet.

Chloë AgnewChloë Agnew

Chloe Agnew Videos
Celtic Woman


Wallis BirdWallis Bird

Wallis Bird videos


Mary Black copyright MaxPride cc3Mary Black

Song for Ireland
Mary Black interview
Stories From the Steeples review
Interview – Stories From the Steeples
Mary Black videos


Luka Bloom copyright Changesone cc3Luka Bloom

Keeper of the Flame
Luka Bloom videos


Paul BradyPaul Brady

Venturing in to pop and rock
Paul Brady videos


Moya BrennanMoya Brennan

Moya Brennan videos


Neil ByrneNeil Byrne

Neil meets Phil Coulter
Neil Byrne videos
Celtic Thunder


Paul ByromPaul Byrom

Joining Celtic Thunder
Paul Byrom videos
Celtic Thunder


Emmet CahillEmmet Cahill

Emmet Cahill videos
Emmet Cahill Q & A
Interview about solo album
Celtic Thunder


Fil CampbellFil Campbell

Fil Campbell videos


Liam ClancyLiam Clancy

Actor turns musician
What after The Clancy Brothers?
Liam Clancy videos


Cara DillonCara Dillon

Career Highlights
Cara Dillon videos


George DonaldsonGeorge Donaldson

George Donaldson surprise at his success
George Donaldson videos
Celtic Thunder


Ronnie DrewRonnie Drew

Solo performer and story-teller
Ronnie Drew videos
The Dubliners


EnyaEnya

Enya videos


Tara ErraughtTara Erraught


Órla FallonÓrla Fallon

Órla Fallon videos
Celtic Woman


Keith HarkinKeith Harkin

Career as a songwriter
Keith Harkin videos
Celtic Thunder


Rebecca HarkinRebecca Harkin

Rebecca Harkin videos


Cathy Jordan copyright Indrek GaletinCathy Jordan

Cathy Jordan Projects
Review – All the Way home
Cathy Jordan videos


Dolores KeaneDolores Keane

Dolores Keane videos


Colm KeeganColm Keegan

Colm Keegan videos
Colm Keegan Q&A on ‘The Dance’
Colm Keegan Q&A on cruise shows
Colm Keegan on his solo career
Celtic Thunder


Luke KellyLuke Kelly

Reinventing Irish music
Luke Kelly Videos
The Dubliners


Ryan KellyRyan Kelly

Celtic Thunder Auditions
Ryan Kelly Interviews
Q & A
Ryan Kelly Videos
Celtic Thunder


Michael LondraMichael Londra

Success in the USA
Michael Londra Q&A
Michael Londra Videos


Shane MacGowan copyright Nakagami cc3Shane MacGowan

Success with the Pogues
Shane MacGowan videos
The Pogues


Tommy MakemTommy Makem

Forming a duo with Liam Clancy
Tommy Makem videos


Jim McCannJim McCann

Joining the legendary Dubliners
Jim McCann videos
The Dubliners


Eleanor McEvoy copyright Anajeanne cc3Eleanor McEvoy

Changing style
Eleanor McEvoy Videos


Damian McGintyDamian McGinty

Damian McGinty Videos
Celtic Thunder


Christy Moore (photo copyright Richiecoss)Christy Moore

Christy Moore and Planxty
Christy Moore videos

 


MundyMundy

Live and Confusion
Mundy videos


Méav Ní MhaolchathaMéav Ní Mhaolchatha

Méav Ní Mhaolchatha videos


Sinead-O-ConnorSinead O’Connor

Controversy on Saturday Night Live
Different syles of music
Retirement form music
Sinead O’Cconnor videos


Rebecca WinckworthRebecca Winckworth

Rebecca Winckworth videos

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