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Ciaran Bourke
Birth: Feb. 18, 1935
Dublin
County Dublin, Ireland
Death: May 10, 1988
Dublin
County Dublin, Ireland

Singer, Musician. He was a founder member of the popular and inluential Irish folk music group The "Dubliners", which formed at the start of the 1960's folk revival. He was a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, harmonica and tin whistle. He also took lead vocals on songs such as "Jar of Porter", "Roddy McCorly" and "Peggy Lettermore". He played on many albums with the band, including "Finnegan Wakes" in 1966 and "Live at the Albert Hall" in 1969. He toured worldwide with the band and they appeared on the Ed Sullivan television show in 1968. He collapsed from a brain hemorrhage while on stage in Bournemouth, England, in 1974. He never fully recovered but was able to make a final appearance with The Dubliners on the Late Late Show in 1987, reciting the poem "The Lament For Brendan Behan". (bio by: js) 
 
Burial:
Bohernabreena Cemetery
Dublin
County Dublin, Ireland
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: js
Record added: Dec 27, 2008
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