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Deirdre Shannon

Q: Who is Deirdre Shannon and what is her history with Celtic Woman?

A: When Celtic Woman first began touring in 2005 Méav was pregnant and chose to stay home and take care of her baby. Deidre was Méav's replacement during the tour until Méav returned. Deidre was never featured on the DVDs but she is in the documentary on The Greatest Journey. She has since gone on to record with Celtic Thunder on their DVD/CD Storm.

Q: Has Deirdre gone by any other names?

A: Shannon is actually a stage name. Her family name is Gilsenan and she has also recorded under the name Deirdre Correa.

Q: When is Deirdre's birthday?

A: July 19

Q: Is Deirdre married?

A: Yes