Ronan Browne

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Ronan Browne
Dublin, Ireland
GenresIrish music
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
Instrument(s)Uilleann pipes, Flute, Whistle
Years active1982–present

Ronan Browne is an Irish musician and composer who plays the Irish pipes.

Early years[edit]

Browne was born in Dublin to psychiatrist Ivor Browne and Orla Kiernan. His family has some history in music, with his maternal grandmother being Irish folk singer Delia Murphy.[1]


Browne has been a member of several musical groups, including CRAN and the Afro Celt Sound System.[2][3] He also played on pipes the soundtrack of Riverdance.[4] He has also released several albums with Peter O'Loughlin, a longtime friend of his.[5]

Selected discography[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Alan Gilsenan. "In praise of Ivor Browne: groundbreaker, lifesaver". The Irish Times.
  2. ^ a b c Ciarán Somers. "The Wynd You Know – Ronan Browne". Journal of Music.
  3. ^ "Music: The Reel Thing". Irish America. April 2001.
  4. ^ Power-Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life. Courier Dover Publications. 10 October 2016. ISBN 978-0-486-81642-5.
  5. ^ Siobhán Long. "Ronan Browne & Peter O'Loughlin: The Legacy | Album Review". The Irish Times.