Bridie Gallagher

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Birthday
7, 1924
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jan 9, 2012 (87)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1924
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jan 9, 2012 (87)

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About

Known for such 1960s and 1970s albums as Bridie Gallagher Sings Irish Requests and In The Heart of Donegal, this internationally-popular Irish singer was nicknamed "The Girl from Donegal." Her most famous singles include "A Mother's Love's a Blessing" and "The Boys From County Armagh."

Before Fame

A native of Creeslough, County Donegal, Ireland, she later settled in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where she signed with the Decca Records label.

Trivia

She held an audience attendance record for a concert at London, England's Royal Albert Hall, where nearly eight thousand people gathered to hear her sing.

Family Life

Her marriage to Bob Livingstone resulted in two sons: Peter and Jim. Sadly, Peter died in a traffic accident in his early twenties.

Associated With

She and the American crooner Bing Crosby both performed music by the Irish songwriter Dick Farrelly.

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