Famous Northern Irish Lyricists & Songwriters

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 1 
Van Morrison
(Singer)

Van Morrison
6
Birthdate: August 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Northern Irish singer, Van Morrison, garnered recognition in the 1960s while playing with the band, Them, and then later as a solo singer with the 1967 song Brown Eyed Girl. Over the years, he has released more than 40 albums. Astral Weeks, Moondance, Wavelength, Down the Road and Keep It Simple are some of his acclaimed and commercially successful albums.

 2 

Ronan Keating
4
Birthdate: March 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Swords, Dublin, Ireland

 3 

Johnny McDaid
4
Birthdate: July 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Londonderry
Indie rock/pop singer, songwriter, and producer John McDaid has been part of bands such as Snow Patrol and Vega4. He is also known for his collaborations with popular artists, mostly with Ed Sheeran. He co-wrote Sheeran’s chartbusting track Shape of You and co-produced his platinum album X.
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 4 
Glen Hansard
(Songwriter)

Glen Hansard
3
Birthdate: April 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 5 

Danny O'Donoghue
3
Birthdate: October 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 6 

Samantha Mumba
3
Birthdate: January 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 7 
Shane Lynch
(Singer)

Shane Lynch
3
Birthdate: July 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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 8 
Jim Corr
(Singer)

Jim Corr
2
Birthdate: July 31, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dundalk, Ireland

 9 
Eric Bell
(Musician)

Eric Bell
2
Birthdate: September 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland

 10 
Paul Brady
(Singer-songwriter)

Paul Brady
2
Birthdate: May 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Strabane, Northern Ireland

 11 
Tim Wheeler
(Singer)

Tim Wheeler
2
Birthdate: January 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

 12 

Andrea Begley
2
Birthdate: January 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pomeroy, Northern Ireland

 13 

George Millar
1
Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Ballymena, Northern Ireland

 14 
Aine Minogue
(Harpist)

Aine Minogue
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Birthdate: May 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland