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Ginseng were a rock band based in Dublin, Ireland. The group was formed at the start of 2000. The band's lineup centred on Dave Travers and Paul Hare who both remained with the band throughout its existence. The early line up also featured Bernie Kearney on drums. Bernie remained with the group until 2004 when he was replaced by Dave Spier, formerly of JimNasty. Mark Greville played with the band between 2003 and 2005 with Italian Luisa Notaro joining the band as Mark left.

The band released its debut single. 'Deep Inside' in 2002. A second single. 'Killers' followed in 2004. The single entered the Irish charts at number 24. Both of the singles were to be found on the band's debut album 'Closer'. The album also included the track 'Where No One Knows' was followed as a single in 2005. The band returned in 2006 with a new single, 'She Screams'. By this time, Luisa Notaro had joined the ranks of Ginseng. However, this line up was to be short-lived as the band split sometime after this.

In 2009 Paul Hare and Dave Travers got together and recorded a 5 track EP called 'In September'.

Paul later reunited with former band mate Mark Greville and are currently working on new material.

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