Rory Gallagher
(1948-1995)

Died aged c. 47

William Rory Gallagher (/ˈrɔːri ˈɡæləhər/ GAL-ə-hər; 2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer. Born in Ballyshannon, County Donegal, and brought up in Cork, Gallagher formed the band Taste in the late 1960s and recorded solo albums throughout the 1970s and 1980s. His albums have sold over 30 million copies worldwide. Gallagher received a liver transplant in 1995, but died of complications later that year in London at the age of 47.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Rory Gallagher born at The Rock Hospital, Ballyshannon on the 2nd March 1948 world renowned blues and rock guitarist, singer and songwriter

Upper Main Street, Ballyshannon, Ireland where they was born (1948)

Rory Gallagher 1948-1995 legendary musician and songwriter played here

Ulster Hall (in the foyer), 34 Bedford St, BT2 7FF, Belfast, United Kingdom where they played