Musicians & Entertainers Hall of Fame

In song and story Ireland is a very rich country for many decades. This new Hall Fame category is an ongoing monthly work in progress and will provide many super browser sessions for persons interested in Irish legends of music, song and entertainment.

Under our Music/Entertainers Hall Fame banner, our Hall Fame search will embrace bands, singers, composers and entertainers of times past and current at national, international and local levels.

Nominations always welcome.

Trudi Lalor Of Laois Incorporated In All Ireland Hall Of Fame As Famous Country 'N' Western Singer Trudi Lalor has been around on the country music scene for a few decades and in 2017 Trudi is still hitting the highways of Ireland and abroad bringing her golden voice to legions…
Famous Son Of Ireland:  Singer Category:     Ireland's 'Messenger Boys'Commemorated   Worldwide In Song and Verse By Kerryman Christie   Hennessy   The Kingdom of Kerry and the town of Tralee was the native birthplace of an Irishman who emigrated to London to search for a livelihood in 1960. His…
Famous Son Of Ireland:  Singer Category:   Stardom And Fame For Famous Musical Son Of Waterford Easy Going On Stage; Easy Listening, Radio & TV Listeners & Viewers Just Loved Irishman, Val Doonican   There are nice Irish singers and great Irish singers and whilst we enjoy listening to both…
William Percy French Will Never Be Omitted In Any Historic Collection Of Famous Irish Composers "Are Ye Right There Michael, Are Ye Right , Do You Think That We’ll Be There Before The Night". These were the words, written in 1902, that summoned Percy French to a libel court case…
Famous Son Of Ireland: Songwriter Category: Jimmy Kennedy 1902 - 1984 Jimmy Kennedy Wrote Many International Hit Songs Famous international songs written by Jimmy Kennedy from Omagh, Co. Tyrone include Red Sails In The Sunset; South Of The Border; We’re Going To Hang Out The Washing On The Siegfried Line; …
Famous Son Of Ireland: Musician Category: Longevity In Music & Showbiz Hallmark Of Co. Monaghan's Paddy Cole   Instant recognition around your native soil and throughout the nation is not always a signal to elevate a person into a Hall of Fame. Monaghan and Castleblayney native Paddy Cole is certainly…
Monday, 06 July 2015 11:31

Margo (Margaret) O'Donnell: Donegal Fame

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Famous Daughter Of Ireland: Singer Category:   Donegal Singer One Of Ireland's Most Popular Artists   To a whole generation of Irish people interested in country music, mention of the name "Margo" and everybody knew there was only one Margo in Ireland. The Kincasslagh, Co. Donegal country singer was an…
Sunday, 08 February 2015 14:54

Brendan Bowyer - Irish Showband All Star

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Brendan Bowyer Of Royal Showband & Hucklebuck Fame In the 1960’s era of Irish showbusiness one showband singer was responsible for the huge popularity of showbands and that all star performer was Brendan Bowyer. He was born into a musical family and singing and music was a natural way of…
Friday, 05 December 2014 23:25

James Galway: Famous Irish Musician

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Famous Son Of Ireland: Musician Category:   James Galway - Virtuoso Flute Player & A Native Of Belfast Born  on 8th December 1937, and a native of Belfast, Co. Antrim, James Galway is a world renowned Irish virtuoso flute player and is acclaimed as “The Man With The Golden Trumpet”.…
Tuesday, 31 December 2013 12:33

Seán O'Riada: Famous Cork Music Composer

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Famous Son Of Ireland: Music Composer Category Seán O'Riada - One Of Ireland's Greatest Composers Of Music & Song In The Irish Language A short and very fruitful forty years lifespan gave Ireland a heritage of rich traditional music that will be preserved for many future generations. Cork born Sean…
Friday, 13 December 2013 18:17

Ruby Murray: Famous Belfast Singer

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Famous Daughter Of Ireland: Singers Category:   Ruby Murray - Famous Belfast 1950's Singer Actress   Mention of the name Ruby Murray on Irish radio in Irish households during the late 1950's and early 1960's brought the kitchen to a grinding halt. Her songs and sweet Irish voice was a…
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 10:53

Connie Foley: Famous Kerry Singer

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Famous Son Of Ireland: Singers Category:    International Success For Kerry Tenor In 1950's Connie Foley is a name that will not roll off the lips of Ireland's music fans and yet he is still a world famous artist and singing tenor, born in Tralee in 1925 and died at…
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