Irish female singers

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Maureen O'Hara
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    Maureen O'Hara

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    Maureen O'Hara (born Maureen FitzSimons; 17 August 1920 – 24 October 2015) was an Irish-American film actress and singer. She was first educated at the John Street West Girls' School near Thomas Street in Dublin's Liberties Area. From the ages of 6 to 17 she trained in drama, music and dance, and at the age of 10 joined the Rathmines Theatre Company and worked in amateur theatre in the evenings, after her lessons. The famously red-headed O'Hara was known for playing fiercely passionate heroines with a highly sensible attitude. She often worked with director John Ford and longtime friend John Wayne. Her autobiography, 'Tis Herself, was published in 2004 and was a New York Times Bestseller. She was one of the last living actresses from the Golden Age of Hollywood.


  2. Sinéad O'Connor
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    Sinéad O'Connor

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    Sinéad Marie Bernadette O’Connor (/ʃɪˈnd ˈkɒnər/; born 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra. O’Connor achieved worldwide success in 1990 with a new arrangement of Prince’s song "Nothing Compares 2 U".


  3. Andrea Corr
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    Andrea Corr

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    Andrea Jane Corr MBE (born 17 May 1974) is an Irish musician, songwriter, and actress. Corr debuted in 1990 as the lead singer of the Celtic folk rock and pop rock group The Corrs along with her three elder siblings Caroline, Sharon, and Jim. Aside from singing lead vocals Corr plays the tin whistle, the ukulele, and the piano.


  4. Enya
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    Enya

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    Enya (born Eithne Ní Bhraonáin; anglicised as Enya Brennan; 17 May 1961) is an Irish singer, instrumentalist, and songwriter.


  5. Una Healy
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    Una Healy

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    Una Theresa Imogene Foden (née Healy; born 10 October 1981) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, and a television presenter. She rose to fame in 2008 as 1/5 of English–Irish girl group The Saturdays, signed to Fascination and Polydor Records. The group have achieved substantial success with numerous top-ten hits as well as a hit number one single entitled 'What About Us'. In October 2014, it was confirmed Una would become a judge on The Voice of Ireland.


  6. Dolores O'Riordan
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    Dolores O'Riordan

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    Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan /ˈrɪərdən/ (born 6 September 1971) is an Irish musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. She led the rock band The Cranberries to worldwide success for thirteen years before the band took a break starting in 2003, reuniting in 2009.


  7. Nadine Coyle
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    Nadine Coyle

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    Nadine Elizabeth Louise Coyle (born 15 June 1985) is an Irish singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Coyle rose to fame in the early 2000s as a member of the girl group Girls Aloud. The group amassed a joint fortune of £30 million by May 2010. With Girls Aloud, Coyle has been successful in achieving a string of 20 consecutive UK top ten singles (including four number ones), two UK number one albums, and received nominations for five BRIT Awards, winning Best Single in 2009 for "The Promise".


  8. Samantha Mumba
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    Samantha Mumba

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    Samantha Tamania Anne Cecilia Mumba (born 18 January 1983) is an Irish singer and actress. She shot to fame in 2000 with the release of her debut single "Gotta Tell You", which reached the Top 10 in Ireland, United Kingdom and the US. After a relatively short music career, she starred in numerous films, most notably in the 2002 film The Time Machine. She has also appeared in a number of Irish independent films. She returned to public attention when she appeared in the 2008 series of Dancing on Ice. In 2011 Mumba confirmed her retirement from music and to focus mainly on her acting career. However, in 2013, Mumba revealed via Twitter that she is currently in the studio working on new material.


  9. Siobhan Fahey
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    Siobhan Fahey

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    Máire Siobhán Deirdre Fahey (born 10 September 1958) is an Irish-British musician. She was a founding member of the 1980s British girl group Bananarama, and later formed the Brit Award and Ivor Novello award winning musical act Shakespears Sister. Her vocal range is a light contralto.


  10. Sharon Corr
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    Sharon Corr

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    Sharon Helga Corr (born 24 March 1970) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brother Jim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea. She plays the violin, piano and guitar, and sings backing vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin.


  11. Lisa Hannigan
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    Lisa Hannigan

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    Lisa Margaret Hannigan (born 12 February 1981) is an Irish singer, songwriter, and musician. She began her musical career as a member of Damien Rice's band. Since beginning her solo career in 2007 she has released two albums: Sea Sew (2008) and Passenger (2011). Hannigan's music has received award nominations both in Ireland and the USA.


  12. Caroline Corr
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    Caroline Corr

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    Caroline Georgina Corr (born 17 March 1973), known to fans as the "Chick with Stick", is an Irish singer and drummer for the Celtic folk rock band The Corrs. In addition to the drums, Corr plays the bodhrán, percussions and piano. The Corr siblings were appointed honorary MBEs in 2005, in recognition of their music and charitable work which has raised money for the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, victims of the Omagh Bombing and other charities.


  13. Mary Black
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    Mary Black

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    Mary Black (born 23 May 1955) is an Irish singer. She is well known as an interpreter of both folk and modern material which has made her a major recording artist in her native Ireland, and in many other parts of the world.


  14. Roisin Murphy
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    Roisin Murphy

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    Róisín Marie Murphy (/rˈʃn/; born 5 July 1973) is an Irish singer-songwriter and record producer, known for her idiosyncratic musical, fashion, and performance styles.


  15. Lindsay Armaou
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    Lindsay Armaou

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    Lindsay Gael Christian Elaine Armaou (born 18 December 1980 in Athens, Greece) is a Greek-Irish actress and singer. She is best known as Georgina in the English crime thriller film The Smoke and as member of girl group B*Witched.


  16. Keavy Lynch
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    Keavy Lynch

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  17. Edele Lynch
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    Edele Lynch

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  18. Lisa Kelly
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    Lisa Kelly

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    Lisa Ann Kelly (Irish Laoise Ní Cheallaigh, born May 7, 1977) is a singer of both classical and Celtic music. She has taken part in many musical theatre productions and concerts, and is a founding and former member of the musical group Celtic Woman.


  19. Gemma Craven
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    Gemma Craven

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    Gemma Craven (born Rita Gemma Gabriel; 1 June 1950) is an Irish actress. She is best known for her role as Joan Parker, the frigid wife of Arthur (Bob Hoskins), in the BBC TV drama Pennies From Heaven (1978).


  20. Gemma Hayes
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    Gemma Hayes

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    Gemma Hayes (born 11 August 1977) is an Irish musician, singer-songwriter and composer. Primarily known as a vocalist and guitarist, she is also proficient with a wide range of instruments, including the piano and the harmonica. She is also a member of The Cake Sale and Printer Clips


  21. Chloë Agnew
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    Chloë Agnew

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    Chloë Alexandra Adele Emily Agnew (born 9 June 1989 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish singer who is a former member of the Celtic music group Celtic Woman, as well as its youngest member. She comes from Knocklyon, County Dublin where she lived with her mother Adele "Twink" King and younger sister, Naomi. She sings in English, Irish, Latin, Italian, and German.


  22. Bronagh Gallagher
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    Bronagh Gallagher

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    Bronagh Gallagher (born April 1972) is a singer and actress from Derry, Northern Ireland.


  23. Dolores Keane
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    Dolores Keane

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    Dolores Keane (born 26 September 1953) is an Irish folk singer and occasional actress. She was a founding member of the successful group De Dannan, and has since embarked on a very successful solo career, establishing herself as one of the most loved interpreters of Irish song.


  24. Lesley Roy
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    Lesley Roy

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    Lesley Roy is a singer-songwriter from Balbriggan in Dublin, Ireland. She was signed to an independent Irish label and in 2006, licensed to US label, Jive Records. She released her debut album, Unbeautiful in 2008, which was Executive Produced by Max Martin. Until switching her focus to songwriting, and attracting the attention of Marc Jordan, the manager credited for launching the career of Rihanna and owner of Rebel One Management & Publishing. As a songwriter Roy has experienced international success with releases for artist including Adam Lambert, Miss Montreal, Medina, Jana Kramer, and Marlee Scott.


  25. Janet Devlin
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    Janet Devlin

    1,385 views

    Janet Maureen Aoife Ní Devlin (born 12 November 1994) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter who rose to prominence in the eighth series of The X Factor in 2011 where she finished in fifth place.


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