35 Famous People from Ireland

Can you name 35 famous people from Ireland?
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Last updated: May 23, 2022
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First submittedMarch 10, 2021
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Famous redhead who often played in westerns and adventure films
Maureen O'Hara
Mixed martial artist and UFC champion
Conor McGregor
Lead singer of "The Cranberries"
Dolores O'Riordan
Singer who performed the song "Nothing Compares 2 U"
Sinead O'Connor
Author of the Gothic horror novel "Dracula"
Bram Stoker
Novelist who wrote "The Portrait of Dorian Gray"
Oscar Wilde
CEO of Ryanair airline
Michael O'Leary
Crime reporter who was shot dead by drug lords in 1996
Veronica Guerin
Long distance runner and world champion in athletics
Sonia O'Sullivan
Female pirate and partner of Calico Jack Rackham
Anne Bonny
Leading figure in the Irish struggle for independence
Michael Collins
Comedian and the star of sitcom "Mrs Brown's Boys"
Brendan O'Carroll
Actor who played in "Phone Booth", "The Recruit" and "Daredevil"
Colin Farrell
Playwright who wrote "Pygmalion" and "Saint Joan"
George Bernard Shaw
Actress who played in "Atonement", "Brooklyn" and "Ladybird"
Saoirse Ronan
First female president of Ireland from 1990 to 1997
Mary Robinson
Most capped player and the top goal scorer of Ireland
Robbie Keane
Author of "Gulliver's Travels"
Jonathan Swift
Singer known for her Celtic and New Age stylings
Actor who portrayed T. E. Lawrence in "Lawrence of Arabia"
Peter O'Toole
Actor who played in "Steve Jobs" and "12 Years a Slave"
Michael Fassbender
Poet who wrote "Sailing to Byzantinum"
William Butler Yeats
Lead singer of the rock band "The Boomtown Rats"
Bob Geldof
Founder of the famous Dublin brewery
Arthur Guinness
Novelist who wrote the 1953 play "Waiting for Godot"
Samuel Beckett
Dumbledore in the early "Harry Potter" films
Richard Harris
Actor who played James Bond
Pierce Brosnan
Comedy chat show host
Graham Norton
Political leader referred as 'the Liberator'
Daniel O'Connell
Female professional boxer and world champion
Katie Taylor
Founder of a F1 team which operated from 1991 to 2005
Eddie Jordan
Lead singer of boyband group "Boyzone"
Ronan Keating
Novelist who wrote "Ulysses"
James Joyce
Frontman of the rock band "U2"
Second of only two cyclists to win the Triple Crown of victories
Stephen Roche
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Jan 17, 2023
Maybe add Danny O'Donoghue from The Script?