Famous Irish People

Based on the clues, name these famous Irish people, past and present.
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Last updated: January 6, 2013
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Lead-singer of U2
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Oscar Wilde
Author of Ulysses
James Joyce
Patron saint celebrated on March 17
Saint Patrick
Founder of a famous brewery that bears his name
Arthur Guinness
Revolutionary leader who was killed during the Irish Civil War
Michael Collins
Leader of Ireland's struggle for independence and future president from 1959-1973
Éamon de Valera
James Bond actor
Pierce Brosnan
Actor who stars in Tigerland, Miami Vice and Alexander
Colin Farrell
Creator of Count Dracula
Bram Stoker
Writer of Waiting for Godot who was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature
Samuel Beckett
Satirist who wrote Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift
Nothing Compares 2 U singer
Sinéad O'Connor
Red-headed actress who often worked with John Ford and John Wayne
Maureen O'Hara
Oskar Schindler in Schindler's List
Liam Neeson
He starred as Lawrence of Arabia
Peter O'Toole
Nobel Prize-winning Poet and founder of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin
William Butler Yeats
Northern Irish footballer who spent most of his career playing for Manchester United
George Best
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