List of Famous People Born in Leinster, Ireland

Leinster is one of the provinces of Ireland, situated in the east of Ireland. The Leinster province comprises the ancient Kingdoms of Meath, Leinster and Osraige. Following the 12th-century Norman invasion of Ireland, the historic fifths of Leinster and Meath gradually merged, mainly due to the impact of the Pale, which straddled both, thereby forming the present-day province of Leinster. The ancient kingdoms were shired into a number of counties for administrative and judicial purposes. In later centuries, local government legislation has seen further sub-division of the historic counties.

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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 34)
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 69)
Height: 186 cm | 6'1
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3. 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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4. Sinéad O'Connor
Sinéad Marie Bernadette O'Connor

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

5. 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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6. Aisling Bea
Aisling Cliodhnadh O'Sullivan

Aisling Bea
Female. Irish actress, comedian and writer
First Name: Aisling
Born on March 16, 1984 (age 38)
Born in Ireland, Leinster
Height: 166 cm | 5'5
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7. Bob Geldof

Bob Geldof
Male. Irish singer-songwriter, author and political activist
First Name: Bob
Last Name: Geldof
Height: 187 cm | 6'2

8. Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird
Male. Irish journalist and broadcaster
First Name: Charlie
Last Name: Bird
Born on September 9, 1949 (age 73)
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9. Michael Gambon

Michael Gambon
Male. Irish-born British actor
First Name: Michael
Last Name: Gambon
Born on October 19, 1940 (age 81)
Height: 180 cm | 5'11
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10. Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry
Male. professional golfer
First Name: Shane
Last Name: Lowry
Born on April 2, 1987 (age 35)
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11. Niall Horan
Niall James Horan

Niall Horan
Male. Irish singer and songwriter
First Name: Niall
Born on September 13, 1993 (age 29)
Height: 173 cm | 5'8
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12. Paul Mescal

Paul Mescal
First Name: Paul
Last Name: Mescal
Born on February 2, 1996 (age 26)
Height: 180 cm | 5'11
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13. Evanna Lynch
Evanna Patricia Lynch

Evanna Lynch
Female. Irish actress
First Name: Evanna
Born on August 16, 1991 (age 31)
Height: 158 cm | 5'2
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14. James Joyce
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce

James Joyce
Male. Irish novelist and poet
First Name: James
Last Name: Joyce
Born on February 2, 1882
Died on January 13, 1941 (aged 58)
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15. Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor
Female. Irish association footballer and boxer
First Name: Katie
Last Name: Taylor
Born on July 2, 1986 (age 36)
Height: 165 cm | 5'5
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16. Ernest Shackleton

Ernest Shackleton
Male. Anglo-Irish polar explorer
First Name: Ernest
Last Name: Shackleton
Born on February 15, 1874
Died on January 5, 1922 (aged 47)
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17. Graham Norton
Graham William Walker

Graham Norton
Male. Irish comedian and television presenter
First Name: Graham
Last Name: Norton
Born on April 4, 1963 (age 59)
Born in Ireland, Leinster
Height: 174 cm | 5'9
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18. Aidan Turner

Aidan Turner
Male. Irish actor
First Name: Aidan
Born on June 19, 1983 (age 39)
Born in Ireland, Leinster
Height: 179 cm | 5'10
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19. Laura Whitmore

Laura Whitmore
Female. Irish presenter on British television
First Name: Laura
Last Name: Whitmore
Born on May 4, 1985 (age 37)
Height: 169 cm | 5'7
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20. Walter O'Brien

Walter O'Brien
Male. Irish businessman, founder of Scorpion Computer Services
First Name: Walter
Last Name: O'Brien
Born on February 24, 1975 (age 47)
Born in Ireland, Leinster
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