We've all heard of the British invasion which stemmed from back in the 60's but was there an Irish invasion? No.There's British rock but no Eire rock, however; there is Celtic rock which is pretty close.

Classic rock wouldn't be complete without those that came out of Ireland and there are plenty to choose from. In the spirit of St. Patrick's day I bring you some noteworthy artist from the Emerald Isle.

This article will bring you some 'Live' performances of a band from 1966 named 'Them'  and through the ages with The Boomtown Rats, Rory Gallagher, Van Morrison,Thin Lizzy, Gary Moore to modern day U2.

Click on the tab below to see each individual Irish rocker, we will start off with The Boomtown Rats.