Jim McCann (musician)

Irish musician (1944-2015)

James "Jim" McCann (26 October 1944 – 5 March 2015) was an Irish entertainer and folk musician. Although a solo artist for most of his career, McCann was a member of the folk group the Dubliners from 1974 until 1979.

McCann's death was announced by his family on 5 March 2015. He had been battling throat cancer.[1]


  1. Collins, Liam (5 March 2015). "The Dubliners' singer Jim McCann has passed away at age of 70". The Independent. Retrieved 5 March 2015.