|Known for||Traditional Irish music|
Ann Mulqueen is a sean-nós singer and performer, popular as a ballad singer in the 1960s.
Ann Mulqueen was born in Castleconnell, County Limerick in the 1940s. She said her grandmother Bridget Mulqueen of Clare taught her traditional songs. She won the All-Ireland ballad singing competition in 1959, '60 and '61. From the age of 15 Mulqueen was singing with bands including the Gallowglass Céilí Band, The Dubliners and Willie Clancy. She also sing with other traditional singers like Seán 'ac Dhonncha. Mulqueen performed regularly on tours of the USA and the UK with Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann.
References and sources
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