Well done, IrishCentral readers! In 2019, we conducted a poll of your favorite Irish songs, and after analyzing the results, we more than applaud your great musical taste.

From The Cranberries to The Dubliners, from Celtic Thunder to Enya, we had a wide range of answers, but we've placed the most popular in this great playlist that has every Irish classic that you may want. 

From the haunting melodies of traditional ballads to the modern sounds of contemporary artists, Irish music has a unique ability to touch the heart and soul of listeners.  While favorite Irish songs differ from person to person, we can guarantee that if you crank this up for a house party, you'll have a major session on your hands. 

Whether you're enjoying a pint at a cozy pub or seeking solace in the beauty of the countryside, there's an Irish song for every occasion. In this article, we'll take you on a musical journey through some of the most popular Irish classics that have shaped generations and continue to resonate with audiences around the globe.

Have a listen here and let us know what you think!

From the anthems of resistance to the soul-stirring melodies of love and loss, Irish music transcends borders and speaks to the core of human emotions. Whether you're reminiscing about times gone by, dancing with friends, or simply seeking solace in beautiful melodies, this playlist of Irish classics is sure to provide the soundtrack to your journey. So, whether you're an Irish native or an enthusiast from afar, crank up the volume and let the music transport you to the heart of the Emerald Isle. Sláinte!

Are we missing your favorite Irish song? Let us know what it is in the comments section, below. 

* Originally published in Aug 2019, updated in 2023.