List of Irish rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as rock music solo artists from Ireland are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Irish music that you've never heard before. The rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Ireland. If you think the best Irish rock music band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
This list below has a variety of bands in it, from U2 to Bono.If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular rock bands from Ireland?" and "Which rock bands started in Ireland?" then this list will answer your questions.