Clannad

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Clannad

The five original Clannad members together at a rare appearance at the Meteor Ireland Music Awards in Dublin, 1 February 2007 to collect their Lifetime Achievement Award. L-r Noel, Pól, Moya, Ciarán and Pádraig.
Background information
Origin Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland
Genres Irish traditional
Folk
Celtic
Pop rock
New Age
Years active 1970–present
Labels Philips Records (Ireland)
Gael Linn
RCA Records
Associated acts The Duggans, Brídín Brennan, Enya, Altan, Capercaillie
Website http://www.clannad.ie
Members
Máire Ní Bhraonáin
Ciarán Ó Braonáin
Noel Ó Dúgáin
Pádraig Ó Dúgáin
Pól Ó Braonáin
Past members
Eithne Ní Bhraonáin

Clannad are a musical group from Gweedore, in County Donegal, which is in the north-west of Ireland. They are very famous for their haunting sound that has been used in many Hollywood movies. They have sold over 20 million albums all over the world and won a Grammy award in 1999. They are brothers and sisters Máire, Ciarán, and Pól Brennan and their uncles Noel and Pádraig Duggan. Their younger sister Enya was once part of the group.

Their first language is Gaelic and many of their songs are sung in that language.

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