St. Patrick’s Day Baby Names: Irish melody makers

Kick up your heels, get out your shillelagh and prepare to dance a jig as we celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with twelve musical Irish names—some of which were introduced to us by musicians who, as a bonus, taught us the right way to pronounce them.


Donal Skehan is a young Irish singer, and also a TV personality, food writer and photographer. As a member of the band Industry, he had two #1 Irish singles. We think the Irish form Donal seems a lot cooler than the English Donald.

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