Top 20 Folk Singer celebrities in Ireland

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Folk Singer celebrities [Updated March 26, 2023].

1. Daniel O'Donnell

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Daniel O'Donnell was born on December 12, 1961 in Kincasslagh, Ireland.
He became as famous for his quiet, kind, clean-cut persona and for his music. His charisma and musical talent both earned him the title of Irish Entertainer of the Year in 1989, 1992, and 1996.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

2. Damien Rice

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Damien Rice was born on December 7, 1973 in Celbridge, Ireland.
His debut album, O from 2002, reached No. 8 on the U.K. albums charts and won the Shortlist music prize.

Net Worth 2020: $16 Million

3. Glen Hansard

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Glen Hansard was born on April 21, 1970 in Ireland.
His first solo album Rhythm and Repose peaked at #21 on the US Billboard chart in 2012.

Net Worth 2020: $5 Million

4. Christy Moore

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Christy Moore was born on May 7, 1945 in Ireland.
He founded the folk bands Planxty and Moving Hearts.

5. Andrea Corr

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Andrea Corr was born on May 17, 1974 in Dundalk, Ireland.
She covered Ryan Adams' "When The Stars Go Blue" with Bono.

6. Orla Gartland

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Orla Gartland was born on February 3, 1995 in Dublin, Ireland.
She's described herself as a "music making ginger nutcase."

7. Tommy Fleming

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Tommy Fleming was born on May 15, 1971 in Ireland.
He has performed at Carnegie Hall and recorded a concert for PBS, which was seen by over one hundred million Americans during its first airing.

8. Moya Brennan

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Moya Brennan was born on August 4, 1952 in Ireland.
She is a renowned philanthropist and was named Goodwill Ambassador to Christian Blind Mission Ireland in 2003.

9. Luke Kelly

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Luke Kelly was born on November 17, 1940 in Ireland.
He was diagnosed with a brain tumor after collapsing onstage in 1980.

10. Liam Clancy

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Liam Clancy was born on September 2, 1935 in Ireland.
He and his band The Clancy Brothers recorded more than 55 albums.

11. Finbar Furey

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Finbar Furey was born on September 28, 1946 in Ireland.
He also has a burgeoning acting career, appearing in Martin Scorcese's 2002 epic "Gangs of New York".

12. James Vincent McMorrow

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James Vincent McMorrow was born on January 14, 1983 in Ireland.
In 2015, he composed the score for the short film Martha, directed by Sam Benenati.

13. Tommy Makem

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Tommy Makem was born on November 4, 1932 in Ireland.

Irish folk musician known for his work in the seminal Irish band The Clancy Brothers. Tommy Makem is sometimes referred to as The Bard of Armagh.

Tommy Makem was known for his versatility, playing a variety of instruments including banjo, bagpipes, and tin whistle.

14. Harry Hudson-Taylor

Harry Hudson-Taylor was born on July 21, 1992 in Ireland.
By 2015, he had 20,000 personal Twitter followers and 50,000 band Twitter page followers. Also popular on YouTube, he launched a Hudson Taylor channel that now has over 70,000 subscribers.

15. Alfie Hudson-Taylor

Alfie Hudson-Taylor was born on February 22, 1994 in Ireland.
His first EP, Battles, topped Ireland's iTunes chart and rose to a top fifteen position in the UK's iTunes rankings.

16. Neil Byrne

Neil Byrne was born on November 16, 1977 in Ireland.
In 2011, he released his debut solo album titled Pale blue Jak - Faces.

17. Perry Blake

Perry Blake was born on May 10, 1970 in Ireland.
He became famous in France; his musical compositions were featured in several French films.

18. Ronnie Drew

Ronnie Drew was born on September 16, 1934 in Ireland.
He was honored with his handprints in the walk of fame at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre in 2006.

19. Robbie Dunn

Robbie Dunn was born on October 28, 1951 in Ireland.
In many of his songs he calls for re-discovering the wonder of every human's soul, as well as about the futility of warfare.