Related Information for Barnbrack Barnbrack is an Irish male vocal/instrumental folk/pop group, with band members Alex Quinn, Jimmy McPeake and Eoien McMahon. The word 'barnbrack' is a play on the Anglicised Irish word "Barmbrack", a type of bread that contains fruit. Barnbrack separated in 2003, after the premature death of Quinn’s wife, Deirdre, aged 55.While Barnbrack have had many popular songs, such as The Fly and The Unicorn, the band's only noted chart success was wit.. read more