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Bridie Gallagher

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Born in: Creeslough, County Donegal, Ireland
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Bridie Gallagher

Bridget "Bridie" Gallagher (7 September 1924 – 9 January 2012) was an Irish singer, affectionately known as "The Girl from Donegal". She was widely regarded as "Ireland's first international pop star".

Gallagher shot to fame in 1956 with her recording of "A Mother's Love's A Blessing" and achieved international acclaim with her legendary rendition of "The Boys From County Armagh". During her career, which spans over six decades, she appeared in many leading venues across the globe. She also made songs such as "The Homes of Donegal" famous.