Irish Personalities


Discover Irish Personalities



Saint Patrick

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In Ireland, there is a real star, celebrated every March 17th. He is Saint Patrick, known for having evangelized the country in the 5th century.

Bobby Sands

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There are men and women in Ireland and Northern Ireland who have forever marked Irish history. Bobby Sands (1954-1981),...

Jamie Dornan

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Jamie Dornan is a Northern Irish actor and model with an international dimension. The muse of the Calvin Klein...

Arthur Guinness

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Arthur Guinness (1725-1803) is an Irishman who was at the origin of the Guinness brewery. Brilliant businessman, and considered...

Michael Collins

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Michael Collins (1890-1922) was a major player in the struggle for Irish independence. He was the instigator of a...

Luc Wadding

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St. Patrick's Day didn't just happen by itself. It is due to the Franciscan friar Luke Wadding (1558-1657). The...

Cillian Murphy

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Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor who has recently made a breakthrough in the Hollywood film scene. A rising...

Mark Ryder

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Mark Ryder is a Northern Irish actor, best known for playing the famous Cesare Borgia in the series "Borgia"....

Jack Gleeson

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Jack Gleeson is an Irish actor from Cork. Born in 1992, all the fashion remembers him to see incarnated...

Richard Harris

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Richard Harris (1930 - 2002) is an Irish actor from Limerick. Also a singer, composer and director, he is...

St. Brigid of Kildare

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St Brigid (451-525) is one of Ireland’s Patron Saints, as is St Patrick. Known for having participated in the...

Oliver Cromwell

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Oliver Cromwell was an English soldier who crushed under his boot the Irish rebellions of the 17th century... A...


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Discover here the famous faces that have marked Irish history… Whether they were kings or queens, sportsmen or committed politicians, they all had a special resonance in Irish collective and cultural history. This is the way to discover them!