Top 10: Irish music acts

Photo of Sinéad O'Connor by Kevin Abosch.

With the national holiday of Ireland only a few days away, it's time to rundown the top Irish music acts. Will stadium rockers U2 outrank soul man Van Morrison? How about hard rockers Thin Lizzy and underrated blues-rock guitarist Rory Gallagher? And we can't forget about those punks The Pogues and traditional music purveyors like the Chieftains. Will Enya make the final cut? Anyway, here's the list:

Top 10: Irish music acts

1. Van Morrison

2. U2

3. Rory Gallagher

4. Sinéad O'Connor

5. Thin Lizzy

6. The Chieftains

7. The Pogues

8. Tommy Makem and the Clancy Brothers

9. The Dubliners

10. The Cranberries


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