Famous Irish Pop Singers

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Brian McFadden
(Original Member of the Boy Band 'Westlife' From 1998-2004)

Brian McFadden
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Birthdate: April 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Artane, Dublin, Ireland

Once the face of Irish boy band Westlife, Brian McFadden later went solo. Starting his career with live pop-RnB gigs in Dublin clubs, he later mastered soft rock, too. He was a judge on Australia's Got Talent and also participated in shows such as Dancing on Ice and The Jump.

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Allie Sherlock
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Birthdate: April 7, 2005
Sun Sign: Aries

Irish singer, songwriter, and guitarist Allie Sherlock came into the limelight in 2017 after a YouTube cover of hers went viral. Even though she had been uploading her music on YouTube since 2014, it was only in 2017 that she gained widespread attention. Since then, she has appeared in a few TV shows as well.

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Stephen Gately
(Irish Singer-Songwriter & Co-Lead Singer of the Pop Group 'Boyzone')

Stephen Gately
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Birthdate: March 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 10, 2009

Irish singer Stephen Gately, who soared to fame in the 1990s with the globally popular band Boyzone, was born to working-class parents in Dublin. He later revealed he was gay, when a friend black-mailed he would reveal Gately’s sexuality. He died of a heart condition at age 33.

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 4 
Nadine Coyle
(Pop Singer and a Member of the Girl Group ‘Girls Aloud')

Nadine Coyle
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Birthdate: June 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland

Part of the award-winning girl band Girls Aloud, Irish singer-actor Nadine Coyle began her career with the show Popstars and later launched a solo career, with songs such as Go To Work. She has also been a model and has launched an Irish pub, which was later run by her family.

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Siobhan Fahey
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Birthdate: September 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Irish singer and musician Siobhan Fahey is best known as a founding member of the British/Irish girl group Bananarama. As part of the group, she delivered several top 10 hits. Later, she formed the musical act, Shakespears Sister, which went on to win an Ivor Novello Award. In her 60s now, she continues to be active in the music scene.

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Enya
(One of the Best-Selling Irish Solo Artist in History Regarded as the 'Queen of New Age')

Enya
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Birthdate: May 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland

Known for her unique blend of Celtic and folk tunes, Irish singer Enya has been dubbed the Queen of New Age. The Academy Award-nominated singer is also a 4-time Grammy winner and soared to fame with tracks such as Only Time and Orinoco Flow. She is the best-selling Irish solo artist ever.

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Andrea Corr
(Singer-songwriter)

Andrea Corr
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Birthdate: May 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dundalk, Ireland

Andrea Corr is an Irish singer, musician, songwriter, actress, and author. She is part of the popular Celtic pop-rock and folk-rock group The Corrs, where she plays the ukulele, piano, and tin whistle apart from being the lead singer. Also a humanitarian, Andrea Corr takes part in several charitable activities to raise money for various causes.

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 8 
Shane Filan
(Pop Singer Best Known as a Member of the Boy Band 'Westlife')

Shane Filan
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Birthdate: July 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland

Once a global sensation as part of the globally successful Irish boy band Westlife, Shane Filan later launched a solo career with tracks such as Everything to Me. He has also scripted history as one of the Irish singers with the most number-one hits on the UK Singles chart.

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John Grimes
(Singer)

John Grimes
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Birthdate: October 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

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Chris de Burgh
(Singer-songwriter)

Chris de Burgh
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Birthdate: October 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Venado Tuerto, Argentina

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Nicky Byrne
(Singer-songwriter)

Nicky Byrne
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Birthdate: October 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Once part of the popular Irish boy band Westlife, Nicky Byrne was initially a professional football player who was part of the Republic of Ireland junior team and the FA Youth Cup-winning team of Leeds United. He later also participated in shows such as Strictly Come Dancing.

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Kian Egan
(Singer)

Kian Egan
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Birthdate: April 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sligo, Ireland

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Una Healy
(Pop Singer Best Known as a Member of Five-Piece Girl Group 'The Saturdays')

Una Healy
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Birthdate: October 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: County Tipperary, Ireland

Una Healy initially rose to fame as part of the 5-member girl group The Saturdays. The Irish singer is the niece of country music star Declan Nerney. A talented swimmer, she gave up the sport at 13 to switch to music. She has also scored solo hits such as Stay My Love.  

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Feargal Sharkey
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Birthdate: August 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Feargal Sharkey is a Northern Irish singer best known for his association with the popular rock band The Undertones where he was the lead vocalist. Also known for his contribution to the UK's commercial music industry, Sharkey was appointed OBE for services to music during the 2019 Birthday Honours. A fly fisherman, Sharkey also campaigns against the pollution of rivers.

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Sharon Corr
(Singer)

Sharon Corr
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Birthdate: March 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dundalk, Ireland

Best known as part of the Irish family band The Corrs, singer Sharon Corr is equally talented in instruments such as the violin and the guitar. Born to musician parents, she began playing for orchestras as a child. She opened up about her social anxiety disorder through her solo album.

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Johnny Logan
(Singer)

Johnny Logan
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Birthdate: May 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankston, Victoria, Australia

 17 
Val Doonican
(Singer)

Val Doonican
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Birthdate: February 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Waterford, Ireland
Died: July 1, 2015

 18 
Linda Nolan
(Singer)

Linda Nolan
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Birthdate: February 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

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Ashton Irwin
(Drummer, Singer)

Ashton Irwin
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Birthdate: July 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hornsby

Ashton Irwin is an Australian musician and singer-songwriter best known for his association with the famous pop-rock band, 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS). In 2020, he was adjudged the third-Best Rock Drummers In The World Right Now by the popular music website, MusicRadar. Over the years, Ashton Irwin has been vocal about his struggles with substance abuse and alcoholism.

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Lindsay Armaou
(Singer and actress best known for her time as a member of the popular Irish all-girl musical group B*Witched)

Lindsay Armaou
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Birthdate: December 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Athens, Greece

Lindsay Armaou is a Greek-born Irish singer and actress best known for her association with the popular girl group B*Witched. Over the years, Armaou has helped increase the popularity of B*Witched, thanks to her fame as an actress outside the music industry.

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Ryan O'Shaughnessy
(Singer-songwriter)

Ryan O'Shaughnessy
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Birthdate: September 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Skerries, Ireland

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Joe Dolan
(Entertainer)

Joe Dolan
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Birthdate: October 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mullingar, Ireland
Died: December 26, 2007

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Edele Lynch
(Singer-songwriter)

Edele Lynch
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Birthdate: December 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Once the face of the Irish pop group B*Witched, Edele Lynch also won Celebrity Apprentice Ireland in 2013. She reportedly lost all her investments in property and disappeared during the Celtic Tiger recession. She now lives in Manchester with her 3 children that she had with her former husband.

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Rea Garvey
(Singer)

Rea Garvey
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Birthdate: May 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland

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Michael Graham
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Birthdate: August 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Raheny, Dublin, Ireland

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Sinéad O'Carroll
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Birthdate: May 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Singer Sinéad O'Carroll rose to fame in the 1990s with the girl pop band B*Witched, churning out hits such as C'est la Vie. She later appeared on shows such as Dancing with the Stars and once opened up about her struggle with mental illness, financial losses, and phobias, which she overcame.

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Niall Breslin
(Musician)

Niall Breslin
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Birthdate: October 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Artane, Dublin, Ireland

Apart from being a talented musician, associated with the pop band The Blizzards, Niall Breslin has also been a rugby player, a Gaelic footballer, and an award-winning author. He is one of Ireland’s best-known mental health advocates, too, with his own mental-health podcasts, and owns the charity A Lust For Life.

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Lisa McHugh
(Singer)

Lisa McHugh
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Birthdate: August 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

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Keavy Lynch
(Singer)

Keavy Lynch
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Birthdate: December 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

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Lucia Evans
(Singer)

Lucia Evans
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Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

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Mary Duff
(Singer)

Mary Duff
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: County Meath Meath, Ireland

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Derek Ryan
(Singer)

Derek Ryan
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Birthdate: August 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Carlow, Ireland

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Lesley Roy
(Singer-songwriter)

Lesley Roy
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Birthdate: September 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

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Dickie Rock
(Singer)

Dickie Rock
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Birthdate: September 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cabra, Dublin, Ireland

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Niamh Kavanagh
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Birthdate: February 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

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Mary Byrne
(Singer)

Mary Byrne
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Birthdate: November 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ballyfermot, Dublin, Ireland

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Damien Leith
(Singer-songwriter)

Damien Leith
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Birthdate: January 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Damien Leith is an Irish-Australian singer and songwriter who achieved popularity after winning the fourth season of Australian Idol in 2006. Since winning the title, he has received one gold and seven platinum certifications by ARIA for his singles and albums. In 2007, Damien Leith received two nominations at the MTV Australia Video Music Awards.

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Patricia Kelly
(Pop singer who found acclaim as a part of the pop group The Kelly Family in the 1990s)

Patricia Kelly
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Birthdate: November 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gamonal, Spain

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Jimmy Kelly
(Singer best known as a member of the award-winning pop and folk-music band The Kelly Family)

Jimmy Kelly
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Birthdate: February 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gamonal, Spain

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Hazel Kaneswaran
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Blanchardstown, Ireland

Born to a Sri Lankan father from Singapore and an Irish mother, Hazel Kaneswaran started her career as the lead vocalist of Dove but was disqualified from the reality show Popstars: The Rivals for an age barrier. She later became a TV judge and presenter and has also been associated with charitable activities.

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Sinéad Lohan
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Birthdate: 1971 AD
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland

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Tara Blaise
(Singer)

Tara Blaise
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Birthdate: March 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England

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Jack Duff
(Singer)

Jack Duff
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Birthdate: July 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meath