Plaques commemorating musicians

Photograph of Dublin City Council plaque honouring Seamus Ennis

Ennis, Séamus – musician

On the afternoon of Friday, 3rd May 2019, an official Dublin City Council commemorative plaque unveiling took place at the site of Séamus Ennis’s boyhood home in Finglas, which was demolished during the 1960s.  This event occurred two days before the centenary of the birth of the renowned musician, singer, folklore collector and broadcaster who …

photograph of commemorative plaque to Philip Lynott

Lynott, Philip – musician

This plaque commemorates songwriter, singer, and bass player Phil Lynott, the charismatic frontman of Thin Lizzy. Read about Phil Lynott’s life in the Dictionary of Irish Biography The plaque, on Phil Lynott’s childhood home on Leighlin Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12, was unveiled on 17th December 2020.