Maria McCool (born 23 May 1974) (IrishMaria Nic Cumhaill) is an Irish singer from GweedoreCounty Donegal. She is well known for performing old Irish songs in her native Irish and in English. Her albums include "Ailleog" and "Doagh", which she covered such songs as Ar Éirinn Ní Neosfainn Cé Hí and Song For Ireland. She has received numerous awards at Celticfestivals in Ireland and the UK. In 2007, Maria is currently married and works as a national school teacher in Dunshaughlin in County Meath.

Maria grew up as a member of the choir at St. Mary's church in Gweedore, singing alongside EnyaAoife Ní FhearraighMoya Brennan and other members of Clannad who are also members. Her music teacher at Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair was Baba Brennan, the mother of Clannad and Enya.

Maria took part in the Eurosong competition on the Late Late Show on February 24, where she performed "Mistaken", written by Edele Lynch. She came 5th place.

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