Ronnie Drew in 2004.
|Birth name||Joseph Ronald Drew|
|Born||16 September 1934|
|Died||16 August 2008(aged 73)|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, guitarist|
|Years active||1962–1974, 1979–1995 (The Dubliners)|
|Associated acts||The Dubliners, Eamonn Campbell|
Joseph Ronald "Ronnie" Dunam Drew (16 September, 1934 - 16 August, 2008) was an Irish folk singer and country singer. He was born in Londonderry, Ireland in 1934. Ronnie was best known for his long beard and voice, he was also named the Irish Santa Clause by friends. And Celtic Clause to others.