Famous Irish

The Most Famous Irish

Mary GleesonIrishMary (née Weldon) is the celebrity wife of accomplished Irish actor and film director Brendan Gleeson.
Yvonne McGuinnessOctober 12, 1972IrishYvonne McGuinness is an Irish multimedia artist
Leo VaradkarJanuary 18, 1979IrishCam Leo Varadkar is the current Taoiseach—the Prime Minister—of the Republic of Ireland
Lindy TsangDecember 6, 1986IrishLindy Tsang is a Chinese-Irish YouTuber
Jack DuffJuly 6, 1999IrishJack Duff is a music artist from Ireland
Barry HerridgeAugust 10, 1973IrishBarry Herridge is an Irish psychotherapist and the fourth husband of famous Irish singer and songwriter Sinéad O’Çonnor
Greg HoranFebruary 11, 1988IrishGreg Horan is the elder brother of 'One Direction' member Niall Horan
Dylan MoranNovember 3, 1971IrishDylan Moran is a stand-up comedian and actor best known for his observational comedy
Evanna LynchAugust 16, 1991IrishEvanna Patricia Lynch is a popular Irish actress and model
Allie SherlockApril 7, 2005IrishAllie Sherlock is an Irish singer, guitarist, and 'YouTube' star
Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker was a master diction writer who created the popular character Dracula, with his masterpiece of the same name

IrishNovember 8, 1847165 views

Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, a political activist and an occasional actor

IrishOctober 5, 1951173 views

George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright, literary critic and a fervent socialist who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925.

IrishJuly 26, 1856143 views


Seán William McLoughlin, aka jacksepticeye, is an Irish YouTube star, producer, game commentator, and social media personality

IrishFebruary 7, 1990144 views

Peter O'Toole

Peter Seamus O'Toole was a British-Irish stage and film actor

IrishAugust 2, 1932142 views

Richard Todd

Richard Andrew Palethorpe Todd was an Irish-born British military officer and film actor

IrishJune 11, 1919358 views

Ernest Walton

Ernest Walton was an Irish physicist who shared the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physics with John Crockcroft for their work on splitting the atomic nucleus

IrishOctober 6, 1903124 views

Mairead Maguire

Mairead Corrigan is a peace activist who co-founded Community for Peace People with Ciaran McKeown and Betty Williams

IrishJanuary 27, 1944130 views

John Tyndall

John Tyndall was an Irish physicist

IrishAugust 2, 1820116 views

Denis O’Brien

Denis O’Brien is an Irish entrepreneur who was listed among the World's Top 200 Billionaires in 2015

IrishApril 19, 1958172 views