List of Famous People born in Ireland

Ireland, also known as the Republic of Ireland, is a country in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland. The capital and largest city is Dublin, which is located on the eastern side of the island. Around 40% of the country's population of 4.9 million people resides in the Greater Dublin Area. The sovereign state shares its only land border with Northern Ireland which is part of the United Kingdom. It is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the Celtic Sea to the south, St George's Channel to the south-east, and the Irish Sea to the east. It is a unitary, parliamentary republic. The legislature, the Oireachtas, consists of a lower house, Dáil Éireann, an upper house, Seanad Éireann, and an elected President who serves as the largely ceremonial head of state, but with some important powers and duties. The head of government is the Taoiseach, who is elected by the Dáil and appointed by the President; the Taoiseach in turn appoints other government ministers.

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1. Conor McGregor
Conor Anthony McGregor

Conor McGregor
Male. Irish mixed martial artist and boxer
First Name: Conor
Born on July 14, 1988 (age 33)
Height: 174 cm | 5'9"
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2. Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brendan Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan
Male. Irish actor, film producer, and environmentalist
First Name: Pierce
Last Name: Brosnan
Born on May 16, 1953 (age 68)
Height: 186 cm | 6'1"
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3. Barry Keoghan

Barry Keoghan
Male. Irish actor
First Name: Barry
Last Name: Keoghan
Born on October 17, 1992 (age 29)
Born in Ireland
Height: 170 cm | 5'7"
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4. Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy
Male. Irish actor
First Name: Cillian
Born on May 25, 1976 (age 45)
Height: 172 cm | 5'8"
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5. Gavan O'Herlihy

Gavan O'Herlihy
Male. Irish actor
First Name: Gavan
Last Name: O'Herlihy
Born on April 29, 1954 (age 67)
Born in Ireland
Height: 189 cm | 6'2"
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6. John Fury

John Fury
Male. British boxer
First Name: John
Last Name: Fury
Born on May 22, 1964 (age 57)
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7. Colin Farrell
Colin James Farrell

Colin Farrell
Male. Irish actor
First Name: Colin
Last Name: Farrell
Born on May 31, 1976 (age 45)
Born in Ireland
Height: 178 cm | 5'10"
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8. Michael Patrick Kelly

Michael Patrick Kelly
Male. Irish-American singer, musician, and composer
First Name: Michael
Last Name: Kelly
Born on December 5, 1977 (age 44)
Born in Ireland
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9. Becky Lynch

Becky Lynch
Female. Irish professional wrestler
First Name: Becky
Born on January 30, 1987 (age 34)
Height: 166 cm | 5'5"
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10. Roy Keane
Roy Maurice Keane

Roy Keane
Male. Irish association football player and manager
First Name: Roy
Last Name: Keane
Born on August 10, 1971 (age 50)
Height: 178 cm | 5'10"
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11. Robert Sheehan

Robert Sheehan
Male. Irish actor
First Name: Robert
Last Name: Sheehan
Born on January 7, 1988 (age 34)
Height: 183 cm | 6'0"
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12. Domhnall Gleeson

Domhnall Gleeson
Male. Irish actor, film director and screenwriter
First Name: Domhnall
Born on May 12, 1983 (age 38)
Born in Ireland
Height: 185 cm | 6'1"
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13. Sinéad O'Connor
Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor

Sinéad O'Connor
Female. Irish singer
First Name: Sinéad
Born on December 8, 1966 (age 55)

14. Paddy Moloney

Paddy Moloney
Male. Irish musician
First Name: Paddy
Born on August 1, 1938 (age 83)
Born in Ireland
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15. Ronan Keating

Ronan Keating
Male. Irish recording artist, singer, musician, and philanthropist
First Name: Ronan
Last Name: Keating
Born on March 3, 1977 (age 44)
Born in Ireland
Height: 173 cm | 5'8"
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16. Victoria Smurfit

Victoria Smurfit
Female. Irish actress
First Name: Victoria
Last Name: Smurfit
Born on March 31, 1974 (age 47)
Born in Ireland
Height: 171 cm | 5'7"
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17. Stuart Townsend

Stuart Townsend
Male. Irish actor
First Name: Stuart
Last Name: Townsend
Born on December 15, 1972 (age 49)
Born in Ireland, Leinster
Height: 178 cm | 5'10"
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18. Sally Rooney

Sally Rooney
Female. Irish author
First Name: Sally
Last Name: Rooney
Born on February 20, 1991 (age 30)
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19. Aisling Bea
Aisling Cliodhnadh O'Sullivan

Aisling Bea
Female. Irish actress, comedian and writer
First Name: Aisling
Born on March 16, 1984 (age 37)
Born in Ireland, Leinster
Height: 166 cm | 5'5"
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20. Finn Bálor

Finn Bálor
Male. Irish professional wrestler
First Name: Finn
Last Name: Bálor
Born on July 25, 1981 (age 40)
Born in Ireland
Height: 180 cm | 5'11"
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