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Best Irish Folk Bands/Artists

Folk music of ireland artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good folk music of ireland bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top folk music of ireland bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Folk music of ireland groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all folk music of ireland bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest folk music of ireland bands of all time, since the most famous folk music of ireland artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best folk music of ireland music.

You can click on the folk music of ireland band names to see more information about that particular notable folk music of ireland group. If they're near the top of the best folk music of ireland artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top folk music of ireland bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the folk music of ireland band names themselves.

List contains items like Enya and Ronan Tynan. Did you make sure to upvote on this list as you scroll through it? Which is the better choice for the top of this list Andrea Corr or Marko Krasnić?

All important, significant and iconic names in folk music of ireland music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new folk music of ireland bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of folk music of ireland, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into folk music of ireland music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good folk music of ireland bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent folk music of ireland bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best folk music of ireland bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest folk music of ireland musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular folk music of ireland bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Folk music of Ireland, Irish rebel music More
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    Liam Clancy

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    New Age music, Folk music, Folk music of Ireland More
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    The Bothy Band

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    Máire Ní Chathasaigh

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    Folk music, Electric folk, Folk jazz More
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    Bobby Clancy

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    Jim McCann

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    The High Kings

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    Seán Cannon

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    Ceoltóirí Chualann

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    Planxty

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    Pop music, Folk music, Music of Ireland More
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    The Makem Brothers

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    Aoife Ní Fhearraigh

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    Patsy Watchorn

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    Máirtín O'Connor

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    Liam O'Flynn

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    Líadan

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    Eamonn Campbell

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    Pop music, Rock music, Folk music of Ireland More
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    Eileen Donaghy

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    Liam Weldon

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    Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill

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