Famous Irish Rock Singers

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 1 Bono

Bono
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
U2 frontman Bono he has earned more than 20 Grammys and has been named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with the band. An avid philanthropist, he has also been associated with projects such as the ONE Campaign and Product Red, to aid countries such as Africa.

 2 Hozier

Hozier
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Famous As: Irish Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: March 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bray, Ireland
Irish blues/rock singer Hozier is best known for his track Take Me to Church, which became a Billboard Hot 100-charter and rocked the charts of several other countries apart from Ireland, such as Belgium and Canada. His songs exhibit religious imagery. He was previously part of the choral group Anúna.

 3 Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: DĂșn Laoghaire, Ireland
Irish singer Bob Geldof gained fame as part of the rock band Boomtown Rats, which delivered hits such as Rat Trap. He formed the charity supergroup Band Aid and organized concerts to eradicate poverty in Africa. He also appeared as Pink in the movie Pink Floyd – The Wall.
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 4 Phil Lynott

Phil Lynott
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Died: January 4, 1986
Phil Lynott was the frontman of the rock band Thin Lizzy, which delivered hits such as Whiskey in the Jar and Jailbreak. After the group disbanded, Phil had a successful solo career, published two poetry books, and led the band Grand Slam. He struggled with heroin addiction throughout his life.

 5 Nadine Coyle

Nadine Coyle
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland, UK

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.

 6 Andrea Corr

Andrea Corr
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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.

 7 Maria Doyle Kennedy

Maria Doyle Kennedy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland

Irish singer and actor Maria Doyle Kennedy is best known for her role as Catherine of Aragon in The Tudors. She has also been part of films such as The Conjuring 2 and The Commitments. Once part of the Black Velvet Band, she has also released several solo albums.

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 8 Gary Lightbody

Gary Lightbody
75
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bangor, Northern Ireland, UK

 9 Andrew Strong

Andrew Strong
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 10 Bronagh Gallagher

Bronagh Gallagher
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Famous As: Actresses
Birthdate: April 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland

Irish singer and actress Bronagh Gallagher has been active in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. Becoming involved in drama and music activities as a teenager, she initially worked as a hairdresser and a singer with a local band before making it big. Her career as an actress eventually took off and she has since appeared in many films.

 11 Danny O'Reilly

Danny O'Reilly
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 12 Dickie Rock

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

 13 Liam Reilly

Liam Reilly
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dundalk, Ireland
Died: January 1, 2021

 14 Tara Blaise

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