Famous Guitar Players from Ireland

List of famous guitar players from Ireland, listed alphabetically with photos of the guitarists when available. Ireland has produced some great guitar players over the years, including guitarists who specialize in rock, metal, jazz, folk, classical, acoustic and more. These are some of the best Irish guitar players to ever live, so if you're a native of Ireland and play guitar then this list should make you proud. If you're searching for a particular popular guitarist from Ireland then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Guitarists include everything from Jim Corr to Ronnie Drew.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Irish guitarists?" and "Which guitar players are from Ireland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary guitarists of Ireland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a guitar player or just love music you can use this list of talented Irish guitar players to find some new artists or bands that you might really enjoy.
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  • Rory Gallagher
    Dec. at 47 (1948-1995)
    • Nationality: Ireland
    • Birthplace: Ballyshannon, Republic of Ireland
    • Guitars Played: Gretsch PX6134 Corvette, 1960 Danelectro, coral electric sitar, Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster
    William Rory Gallagher ( GAL-ə-hər; 2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer. Born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, and brought up in ...more
  • Bono
    Age: 62
    • Nationality: Republic of Ireland
    • Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Paul David Hewson, KBE OL (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono (), is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best known as the ...more
  • Eric Bell
    Age: 74
    • Nationality: Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom
    Eric Robin Bell (born 3 September 1947 in East Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a Northern Irish rock and blues musician, best known as a founder member and the original guitarist of the rock group Thin ...more
  • Luan Parle
    Age: 39
    • Nationality: Republic of Ireland
    Luan Parle is an Irish Singer/Songwriter / Producer. 'First Impressions' was Luan Parle’s début album release after signing to Anim Records at the age of 12 following an appearance on The Late Late ...more