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Dervish

Formed 1989.

Irish traditional/folk group

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Dervish - Live Session

Mark has a great session from Dervish, one of Ireland's greatest ever traditional bands.

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Biography

Dervish are an Irish traditional music group from County Sligo, Ireland who have been described by BBC Radio 3 as "an icon of Irish music". They were formed in 1989 by Liam Kelly, Shane Mitchell, Martin McGinley, Brian McDonagh, and Michael Holmes and have been fronted by singer Cathy Jordan since 1991.[citation needed] They represented Ireland in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2007, singing a song written by John Waters and Tommy Moran.

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