Brian Dunphy

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Brian Dunphy, 2011

Brian Dunphy (born 17 June 1974, Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish folk singer and son of the famous showband singer Sean Dunphy, who represented Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1967. A well-known performer and member of the Irish folk band The High Kings, Brian Dunphy has toured the United States, Ireland and the United Kingdom. He got his start as the lead singer in Riverdance: The Show, which ran on Broadway in New York City. He also joined the Three Irish Tenors, who toured throughout the United States, and was also part of the band Druid. He released a solo album entitled, Timeless, as well in 2005. Dunphy has most recently been a member of the four-person Irish folk band The High Kings (2008–present), along with Finbarr Clancy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden. George Murphy has recently replaced Martin Furey in the group. The High Kings have released six albums and toured extensively in the United States, Europe and Australia. Dunphy typically plays the bodhrán and the guitar in the group.