Sharon Corr
Singer, violinist
Sharon Corr
Sharon Helga Corr is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brother Jim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea. She plays the violin, piano and guitar, and sings backing vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin.
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Sharon Corr's personal information overview.
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Bid to bring Fleadh to Louth
The Argus - over 4 years
SHARON CORR and the members of the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (CCE) took to the roof of the d Hotel to officially launch the town's bid to host the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in 2014.
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Sharon Corr: Rock chick and yummy mummy
Belfast Telegraph - almost 5 years
When she’s not jetting around the world on tour, <a class="fplink fp-251247" href="/Sharon+Corr+1">Sharon Corr</a> tells Barry Egan that she’s happiest at home with her husband, Belfast barrister Gavin Bonnar, and their two children.
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Review: Sharon Corr, Electric Arena - Irish Times
Google News - over 5 years
Atmosphere: Mellow. Very, very mellow. When Shaz came on stage there was maybe 100 people in the crowd. By the end her audience had swelled to three times that number but by any definition it was still very low key. High: She played some of her own
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Olaf Tyaransen for Electric Picnic - Galway Advertiser
Google News - over 5 years
He will also be publicly interviewing a number of Irish performers – including Gavin Friday, Sharon Corr and The Rubberbandits - in the Hot Press Chatroom over the weekend. His festival appearance coincides with the E-book releases of his bestselling
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Electric Picnic stage times confirmed - Irish Times
Google News - over 5 years
Elsewhere, Sharon Corr, the Rapture, Santigold and DJ Shadow will all be performing in the Electric stage on the opening night of the festival while Warpaint, M.Ward and the Charlatans are among those appearing on the Crawdaddy stage
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The Nightshift Blog Week 58: Donny Hughes - stv.tv
Google News - over 5 years
Last Saturday, I showed Sharon Corr the picture which was taken of me meeting her 11 years ago from my Facebook page on my iPhone – and she remembered meeting me! You could have blown me over with a feather! And then she said, in her lovely Dublin
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Interview: Sharon Corr, musician and singer - Scotsman
Google News - over 5 years
Who or what is the love of your life? My kids and eh...what&#39;s his face? Sharon Corr plays the Liquid Room (9c Victoria Street, Edinburgh) at 7pm tonight as part of The Edge Festival (www.thedgefestival.com). Tickets £17.50, www.ticketmaster.co.uk
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Twelve lose jobs in Irish Post closure - thejournal.ie
Google News - over 5 years
Lead stories included Sharon Corr&#39;s solo tour, the Rose of Tralee, the Ireland-France rugby match and the story of Leitrim teenager Meadhbh McGivern as she continues to wait for an organ transplant operation
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Best dressed Alan steals 'RDS show' - Wicklow People
Google News - over 5 years
... as husband and wife and they happily entered into the spirit of things, going through the motions and queuing up for their chance to see the judges - &#39; Off the Rails&#39; presenter Brendan Courtney, milliner Michael Leong and musician Sharon Corr
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Warner Music Spain Acquires Event Production & Marketing Agency Newiscom - Music Indistry News Network
Google News - over 5 years
Over the past two years the companies have been partners in projects such as the SEAT sponsored centenary celebration for Madrid&#39;s Gran Via with appearances from El Sueño de Morfeo, Sharon Corr, Melendi and NEK, as well as FNAC&#39;s European Music Day
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Warner Music Spain Acquires Newiscom - Billboard.biz
Google News - over 5 years
Among the artists performing special gigs during the celebrations were Ireland&#39;s Sharon Corr and local Celtic/rock band El Sueno de Morfeo. &quot;Newiscom&#39;s close, on-going relationships with a host of popular brands will help both established and emerging
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Sharon Corr à l'Alhambra le 20 novembre - Charts in France
Google News - over 5 years
Sharon Corr suit les traces de sa petite sœur Andrea en décidant de poursuivre en solo l&#39;aventure musicale. Depuis septembre dernier, le fruit de ses efforts est dans les bacs : &quot;Dream Of You&quot; est composé de douze reprises de la musique traditionnelle
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Don't worry folks - we won't be going far - expressandstar.com (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
I had a very similar conversation with Sharon Corr when I interviewed her for my show, she was saying how much easier it is to access fans, but also useful to put the record straight when papers and paparazzi get things wrong!
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More exciting acts for Electric Picnic - hotpress.com (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
They will be joined by more home-grown acts such as Sharon Corr, Ghost Estates and Donal Dineen&#39;s Parish. Geldof will perform songs from his back catalogue including memorable Boomtown Rats hits, while Rubberbandits are back at Electric Picnic fresh
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New Electric Picnic acts added - RTE.ie
Google News - over 5 years
Limerick comedy duo The Rubberbandits have been added to the bill along with Sharon Corr, Bob Geldof, Republic of Loose, Donal Dineen&#39;s Parish and Ghost Estates. They will be joined by international acts Niki &amp; the Dove, The Black Angels,
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Louis Walsh 'considered suicide' after false sex assault claim - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
&#39;We had brought in Paul Tweed (a top defamation lawyer who often acts for showbusiness clients, most recently model Rosanna Davison in her successful case against Ryanair) and Gavin Bonnar (the barrister husband of Sharon Corr) and they put us in touch
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Preview: Sharon Corr at the 02 Academy Liverpool - Liverpool Echo
Google News - over 5 years
Now, violin player Sharon Corr has announced her first UK tour following the release of her highly acclaimed debut solo album, Dream Of You, calling in at the O2 Academy next month. Her new record is a collection of beautifully crafted,
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Andrea Corr solo: "Lifelines" - Musikmarkt
Google News - over 5 years
Andrea Corr ist Leadsängerin der Band The Corrs und zeichnet ebenso wie ihre Geschwister Caroline, Jim und Sharon Corr seit 1995 für Pop-Musik mit traditionell irischen Elementen verantwortlich. Die Karriere der musikalischen Familie begann damals mit
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sharon Corr
    FORTIES
  • 2013
    Age 42
    She will perform in Indonesia at Jakarta Convention Center (JCC), Jakarta, Indonesia, on 24 September 2013 (WIB) as a special guest.
    More Details Hide Details Rick Prize was also invited to be the special guest. The Same Sun lead single called 'Take a Minute' has peaked No. 11 on Irish Chart, and No. 20 in France Chart. Meanwhile, Yovie Widianto was invited to play at "The Same Sun Tour" in Madrid, Spain, on November 2013 as a special guest. "It was great to have you last night!" tweeted Corr on the late of November. The tour will be continued to Los Angeles, and New York which had been scheduled to be held on January until February 2014.
    She will have tour in Germany, Brazil, and Indonesia as she had announced about it on the early of September 2013.
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  • 2012
    Age 41
    Corr finished writing the album in March 2012 and she said it may be called Catch the Moon.
    More Details Hide Details The title comes from the idea "of when somebody comes into your life and they utterly change yours, that you would go to any lengths for them... so you would catch the moon." However, on 21 August 2013 it was announced that the new album would be titled The Same Sun. Corr will also embark on a world tour during the promoting time of the album.
    In an interview with the Maitland Mercury in February 2012, Corr revealed that she is piecing together her second solo record.
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  • 2011
    Age 40
    Corr embarked on the Dream of You Tour on 19 August 2011 in Aberdeen and continued through the UK and Europe, with an Australian leg added in January 2012.
    More Details Hide Details While on the tour she introduced a newly written track, "Edge of Nowhere", which will be included on her second album. Corr was a coach on the first and second series of the RTÉ talent show The Voice of Ireland.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 39
    The album, Dream of You, was released on 13 September 2010 and comprises a number of self-penned tracks and select covers with Corr playing violin throughout.
    More Details Hide Details She was joined by longtime Corrs' sidemen Anthony (Anto) Drennan on lead guitar, Keith Duffy on bass, and Jason Duffy on drums, with orchestral arrangements by Fiachra Trench, a collaborator on four Corrs' albums.
  • 2009
    Age 38
    On 15 July 2009, Corr appeared on This Morning, having been booked by host Phillip Schofield via Twitter, to confirm the release of a new solo single and album.
    More Details Hide Details Her début single, "It's Not a Dream", was released on 29 August in Ireland and 31 August in the UK, with appearances at Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, and a number of other European music festivals.
    In July 2009, Corr was voted into first place in the Ms Twitter UK competition.
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  • 2005
    Age 34
    The Corr siblings were awarded honorary MBEs in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of both their musical talent and their charitable work raising money for Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, victims of the Omagh Bombing, and other charities.
    More Details Hide Details In 2012, Corr was revealed as one of the coaches on the first series of the RTÉ talent show The Voice of Ireland.
  • 2001
    Age 30
    In 2001, Corr married Belfast barrister Robert Gavin Bonnar in Cratloe Church, County Clare.
    More Details Hide Details In a performance for BBC Radio 2, she stated, before performing the song, that she walked up the aisle to "Along with the Girls", a traditional instrumental track that featured on The Corr's first album, "Forgiven, Not Forgotten". The couple met when she was shooting the video for "Runaway". They had their first child, son Cathal ("Cal") Robert Gerard, on 31 March 2006, and their second child, daughter Flori Jean Elizabeth, on 18 July 2007. After having children, she battled with social anxiety disorder and wrote about her anxiety problems on her solo album. Due to the proximity of Dundalk, County Louth, a town within the Border Region, to the Irish–Northern Irish/United Kingdom border, Corr considers herself to be Northern Irish. As well as "No Frontiers" with Caroline Corr, Sharon sings "Dimming of the Day" and the demo version of "Goodbye". In 1999 she recorded violin parts for the Jean Michel Jarre track "Rendez-vous à Paris", which was released in 2000 on the album Metamorphoses.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1990
    Age 19
    She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brother Jim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea.
    More Details Hide Details She plays the violin, piano and guitar, and sings backing vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1970
    Born
    Born on March 24, 1970.
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