Quinn was famous for his songs and stories about the auld turf, with anecdotes about his loved ones and his life. Quinn became a regular at Carnegie Hall starting in 1955. She gave sold-out shows every St. Patrick’s Day for more than two decades, later joined by such actors as the Clancy Brothers and the Chieftains. .
In addition to television and concerts, she performed in several musicals on the road and in the summer stock, including The sound of music, Finian’s rainbow and The boyfriend. She has also presented reviews of her own work at the Irish Repertory Theater in Manhattan.
Quinn is survived by her daughters Jane and Terry Fuller, and one son, Sean Fuller; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Another son, Michael, died of a heart problem in 1988.