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Famous Bands from Ireland

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Updated November 5, 2019 103.7k views 302 items

List famous Irish bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Ireland come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Irish bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Ireland. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Irish musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

Bands here include everything from Michael Kelly to Robert O'Connor.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Ireland?" and "Which bands are popular in Ireland?"
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Bono is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Rory Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Sinéad O'Connor ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Enya is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Aphex Twin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Phil Lynott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Dolores O'Riordan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Shane MacGowan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Niall Horan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Carly Smithson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Damien Rice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Andrea Corr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Danny O'Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Larry Mullen, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Brian Downey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Kian Egan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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George Bernard Shaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Caroline Corr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Samantha Mumba is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Róisín Mur... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Jim Corr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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James Vincent McMorrow ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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John Field is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Bernadette Nolan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland
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Christopher Casson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from Ireland