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Famous Guitarists from Northern Ireland

List of famous guitarists born who were born in Northern Ireland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Northern Ireland are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Northern Ireland guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

List items include Van Morrison, Gary Moore and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Northern Ireland?" and "Who are famous Northern Ireland guitarists?"
  • Van Morrison
    Photo: Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images
    • Nationality: Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Pottinger
    • Nationality: Northern Ireland
    • Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom
    • Guitars Played: Gibson SG, Ibanez, Jackson, 1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst, Charvel
    • Nationality: Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom
    • Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom
    • Nationality: Northern Ireland
    • Birthplace: Bangor, United Kingdom