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22 Exceptional Wedding Singers | Ireland | 2021

These wedding singers are all incredible musicians. There are hundreds of wedding singers and musicians in Ireland. We’ve handpicked 22 award winning wedding performers for you to listen to. There’s a style for every taste… Let’s find the perfect wedding singer.

22 Exceptional Wedding Singers | Ireland | 2021

Ireland’s Most Exceptional Wedding Singers

Katie Hughes

Meath based Katie Hughes is a professional wedding singer who is an expert in all types of wedding ceremonies. You can hear the exceptional quality of her voice in her singing here of “Higher Love”. She can sing a vast range of genres of music including soul, traditional, pop, gospel, hymns, classical, contemporary & ballads. Performances usually include piano accompaniment, but violin, saxophone and/or guitar are available for something extra special.

Title:
Higher Love (Mc Morrow)
Composer:
Steve Winwood
Ideal For:
Entrance



Claire Malone

Meet Irish wedding ceremony singer Claire Malone. She is a ceremony singer for all types of ceremony, specializing in weddings & funerals. She is also a much sought after and drinks reception singer. She has toured world wide with ‘The Stars from The Commitments’ for 8 years, performing with such legends as Ben E King, Arrested Development, ABC, Edwin Starr, Deacon Blue, The Rasmus, The Dubliners, Blue, Lou Reed, The Black eyed peas. Claire has sung with corporate and wedding acts from Perfect Day, The Controversial All Stars, The Alternative All-stars, Abbaesque, Abba Gold and lots more. She also fronts her own wedding band Gossip! Claire was nominated as a female singer of the year finalist for 2020 by Weddings Online.

Title:
This I Promise You
Composer:
Ronan Keating
Ideal For:
Entrance



Kate Donohoe

Kate Donohoe is a versatile, classically trained vocalist whose talent and professionalism elevate any performance she is a part of. Kate has a proven track record of working with only the finest professional acts in Ireland and abroad over the past ten years. She has performed in various capacities in the country’s most prestigious venues. These include The National concert hall, Vicar street, The Academy, The Sugar club, The Olympia and Gaiety Theatres. She has toured extensively in Ireland, Europe and the United States with the highly successful Celtic Woman. Kate has also performed numerous times on television both here and abroad singing back up for established artists and also reached the semi-finals of The Voice of Ireland.

Title:
Can’t Help Falling in Love
Composer:
Peretti, Creatore & Weiss
Ideal For:
Entrance



Roseanna Brehony

Roseanna is no stranger to the wedding scene with years of experience under her belt performing at church, civil, humanist ceremonies and much more. Based in Galway in the beautiful west of Ireland and covering surrounding areas, Roseanna takes great pride in her work as a vocalist and accompanies herself on guitar. Her style is unique yet highly ornamented as she often provides unaccompanied traditional Irish singing. She offers a wide variety in song choice and makes each wedding a very personal experience. You and your wedding guests will know that Roseanne is a truly exceptional female singer when you hear her sing on your big day.

Title:
How Long Will I Love You
Composer:
Mike Scott
Ideal For:
Entrance



Karin Clara

Karin is a highly experienced professional singer; sought after for her soulful tone & versatile range. Her confident & interactive live performances have been hailed as “extremely moving” & “inspirational”. With over 10 years of experience, Karin’s forté has become Wedding Ceremony Music, offering an extensive repertoire which spans all genres. She takes great pride in delivering a highly professional & personal service (which such a special occasion requires!) to hundreds of happy couples every year.

Title:
Make You Feel My Love
Composer:
Bob Dylan
Ideal For:
Entrance



Caroline Fraher

Listening to Caroline perform live here you can tell that she is a true performer. The quality of her voice is exceptional and has real clarity. Caroline Fraher’s unique interpretation of songs and hymns has endeared her to countless wedding couples and their wedding guests over the past 20 years. She understands that choosing the right wedding ceremony singer is essential to creating the perfect atmosphere on that perfect day and she has a vast repertoire which includes many styles, from classical and contemporary hymns and songs to Irish and modern ballads.

Title:
Mo Ghrá Thú
Composer:
Liam Lawton
Ideal For:
Psalm or Reflection



Catherine Byrne

Catherine is a singer with years of experience, who particularly excels at weddings. She has a distinctive tone, which lends itself to different styles of music. Catherine’s main focus, however, has been as church singer throughout the country, which she has been doing for over 15 years. She can draw from an extensive repertoire and can cater for all types and tastes of music from the Ave Maria to the more contemporary hits of today! She has the perfect level of professionalism and experience needed to make sure every occasion runs smoothly and stress free.

Title:
One Bread, One Cup
Composer:
Bobby Fisher
Ideal For:
Communion



Eve Stafford

Eve Stafford is an award winning soprano from Limerick and an experienced church singer. She has a sweet angelic tone that is suitable for a number of genres such as classical, traditional Irish and contemporary music. In the past Eve has worked for Shannon Heritage singing at the famous Bunratty Castle Banquets and has been a featured soloist in events at UCH, The Hunt Museum and King John’s Castle, Limerick. Eve only works with the best musicians from pianists, organists, harpists, string quartets etc. with packages to suit every taste and budget which will add a touch of sophistication to your special day.

Title:
Let There Be Love Shared Among Us
Composer:
Dave Bilbrough
Ideal For:
Communion



Sinead Stone

Sinead Stone is a professional singer in great demand. She has performed/recorded with Paul Brady, The Cafe Orchestra… Sinead possesses a truly unique voice, whose vocal styles include traditional, classical, modern, Irish and gospel. She has featured on Irish and UK television and radio, The Late Late Show and TG4 and has performed in the NCH and other prestigious venues. She is also a member of the Steely Dan tribute band, Aja. Sinead is accompanied on piano by Gerard Farrelly.

Title:
Ave Maria
Composer:
Schubert
Ideal For:
Communion



Niamh & Aoife

Niamh and Aoife are a sister harmony duo who tailor songs and setlists to suit unique ceremonies. These wedding singer sisters have been singing in harmony for years and have developed an extensive repertoire. They will add that element of magic to you floating down the aisle in your wedding dress on your big day.

Title:
Ave Maria (Beyoncé)
Composer:
Ian Dench
Ideal For:
Communnion



Jenny O’Brien

Jenny O’Brien is a professional vocal soloist and pianist, based in the West of Ireland, with many years performance experience. She can offer you a wide selection of musical styles and genres for your wedding, including classical, traditional, sacred and jazz, and works nationwide. With regular updates on her Instagram, Facebook, Youtube channel and website, you can listen to a selection of her performances recorded live at wedding ceremonies nationwide. Now taking bookings for 2022-2023 for all types of wedding ceremonies.

Title:
From This Moment On
Composer:
Shania Twain
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Deborah Murphy

Deborah Murphy is a professional vocalist, based in Cork with over 10 years experience in the industry from church ceremonies to studio recordings to fronting various function bands. Deborah is well known for her soulful voice, versatility and readiness to add to her repertoire. Specialising in church music, Deborah can create the perfect wedding music for your wedding ceremony, whether you choose a church wedding ceremony or a civil ceremony. Deborah’s voice has been described as unique, powerful and passionate, which can captivate any audience. Her voice has the ability to create the perfect atmosphere to suit the mood of any song being sung.

Title:
The Cloud’s Veil
Composer:
Liam Lawton
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Margaret Brennan

As an experienced ceremony singer, Margaret can give you advice on all aspects of your ceremony from its overall structure to where your music best fits. Margaret truly appreciates the importance of your big day and how special that moment is, when you promise yourselves to one another. She loves being there to enhance your vows and prides herself on offering a unique and high quality service which has been acclaimed by many happy couples.

Title:
What A Wonderful World
Composer:
Bob Thiele
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Nicola McGuire

Nicola McGuire is an accomplished vocalist living in Galway city. Nicola is highly sought after within the Wedding industry in Ireland having won a number of prestigious national awards as Wedding Singer of the year. Weddings Online ‘Church Singer of the Year’ 2014 & 2016. Irish Wedding Diary ‘Best Wedding Singer in Ireland’ 2017 Mrs2be Brides Awards ‘Best Ceremony Singer in Ireland’ 2017 & 2018. Nicola provides music for Church, Civil and Interfaith ceremonies. She also provides Pre Dinner Music and is the lead singer with popular Wedding Band The Cosmonauts.

Title:
Songbird
Composer:
Eva Cassidy
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Áine and Joanne

Áine O’Connell is a versatile classically trained church wedding singer with a diploma in music performance from Trinity College London. She was a member of the RTE philharmonic choir and has extensive experience performing as a soloist. Joanne Doherty is a classically trained pianist and composer with a masters in music from St. Patrick’s College DCU. Joanne has a wealth of experience performing as a soloist and an accompanist.

Title:
Pie Jesu
Composer:
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Dovile Lee

Dovile Lee is a wedding singer based in the Munster area (although nationwide coverage is offered). She sings at all types of church and civil ceremonies. Dovile provides beautiful songs that can add a sparkle and to help keep the day as a very special and memorable occasion and will bring a personal touch to your important day.

Title:
Feels Like Home
Composer:
Randy Newman
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Anne O’Donnell

Anne O’Donnell is a singer based in Galway (although willing to travel nationwide). She sings at church and civil ceremonies in all styles of music ranging from classical to traditional in both English and Irish. Anne wants to make your day as special as possible and will offer a personal touch by helping each couple choose the songs most appropriate to them.

Title:
Mo Ghile Mear
Composer:
Traditional Irish
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Stephanie Healy

Stephanie is a professionally trained vocalist who has been performing as both lead and backing vocalist in top venues around Dublin including Vicar Street and the Button Factory. Having studied vocal performance for four years she has the ability to perform many different genres. She works really closely with her wedding couple’s requests. She ensures that the wedding church music reflects them and holds a special meaning for them. Her voice has been compared to Mary Black and Norah Jones with her soft tone. She also offers a package deal when booked for wedding ceremony and drinks reception together.

Title:
My Lagan Love
Composer:
Traditional Irish Air
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Sinead Conway

Sinéad has been a full time professional wedding singer for over fifteen years. While she is classically trained Sinéad loves to sing in all different styles including Musical Theatre, Soul, Jazz, Pop, Blues, Gospel, Rock, Traditional Irish and Folk and can tailor her voice to suit any genre. She is a regular singer with the Hothouse Big Band and features on their album ‘Wind Machine’, this 17 piece band comprises some of Ireland’s most talented musicians.

Title:
Bright Blue Rose
Composer:
Jimmy McCarthy
Ideal For:
Signing the Register



Fiona Kennedy

“An extraordinary voice… our wedding guests were blown away by Fiona’s music!” Fiona Kennedy is an award winning singer & guitarist who has performed many times on television and radio and in leading venues including The National Concert Hall and Cork Opera House. She is one of Ireland’s leading performers for church and civil ceremonies, funerals and pre dinner entertainment. Fiona has a huge repertoire that includes popular/contemporary, classic and traditional songs. Ceremony and drinks reception music package available for your wedding venue.

Title:
Medley of Pieces
Composer:
Various
Ideal For:
Ceremony/Reception



Grace Dunne

Grace’s professional singing career has spanned over 20yrs and has covered stage, screen, church singers for weddings & funerals and corporate entertainment. She has appeared in many musical theatre shows both here and in the UK including the first UK tour of Les Miserables. She also appeared in the 10th anniversary concert of the same show at the Royal Albert Hall, London and in concert at Wembley Stadium. She has sang on numerous occasions with legendary singers and friends Rebecca Storm and Sandy Kelly.

Title:
Medley of Pieces
Composer:
Various
Ideal For:
Ceremony/Reception



Veronica Tadman

Always going that extra mile. Whether it be your Wedding day, a loved ones funeral or another special church ceremony, Veronica will help you create the best soundtrack for that day working with you up to the ceremony and performing a tasteful and poignant repertoire that reflects the meaning of the service. She has performed church music since I she was 8 years old and has knowledge and experience with both Catholic and COI liturgies. She works around Cork City, County and the rest of Munster performing for weddings, funerals and other church services. She can sing and play piano with experience of organ too.

Title:
Fields of Gold
Composer:
Sting
Ideal For:
Pre-Ceremony Wedding Prelude



Conclusion

All of the above professional singers are award winning and perform regularly for church weddings. They create the atmosphere of an exclusive wedding. They are available for both ceremonies and drinks receptions. They will add so much class to your special day. Having a professional wedding singer for either your civil ceremony or church ceremony will create that perfect wedding you’ve always dreamed of. So don’t let your wedding day go by without planning the perfect church music singer. We have many more professional singers to choose from.