Irish celebrities

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Lucy Kennedy Facts

Lucy Kennedy (Irish: Lusaí Ní Chinnéide; born 21 April 1976) is an Irish radio and television presenter. She currently co-hosts The Seven O’Clock Show on TV3. She has been described as “one of Ireland’s most familiar faces”.

Robbie Brennan Facts

Robbie Brennan (born 1947, Dublin, Ireland died 12 April 2016) was an Irish drummer and a former member of Phil Lynott’s band Grand Slam. Brennan also played with a variety of Irish musicians such as Christy Moore, Skid Row, Auto Da Fé, Paul Brady a

Hugh Pollock Facts

Hugh MacDowell Pollock CH, PC(NI) (1852 – 15 April 1937), was an Ulster Unionist member of the Parliament of Northern Ireland from 1921 until his death in 1937.

Dessie Ellis Facts

Dessie Ellis (born 1953) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician, and a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin North–West constituency. He was a member of Dublin City Council from 1999 to 2011.Ellis was born in Dublin in 1953 and educated there. He later wor

Elizabeth Bell Facts

Elizabeth Gould Bell (24 Dec 1862–9 July 1934) was the first woman to qualify as a doctor in Ireland. She was also a leading suffragette. She was a ‘pioneer of the feminist movement in Ireland’

Maureen Delaney Facts

Maureen Barry O’Delany (1 December 1888 – 27 March 1961) was an Irish stage and screen actress.

Sean McDonagh Facts

Sean is a fluent Irish speaker has been a tour de force in Irish acting for many years. Having trained at the renowned, Gaiety School of Acting, Sean is a versatile and charismatic performer and is equally at home both on stage and in film. His credi

Eddie Byrne Facts

Eddie Byrne (31 January 1911 – 21 August 1981) was an Irish actor. He was born and grew up in Dublin (some sources say Birmingham, Warwickshire, England). Outside Ireland he is probably best known for his minor role as General Willard in Star Wars (1

Johnny Murphy Facts

Thomas Moore Facts

Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of “The Minstrel Boy” and “The Last Rose of Summer”. He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byr

Peter Murphy Facts

Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English singer and musician. He was the vocalist of the rock group Bauhaus and later went on to release a number of solo albums, such as Deep and Love Hysteria. Thin with prominent cheekbones, a bari

John Grayken Facts

John Patrick Grayken (born June 1956) is an American-born Irish billionaire hedge fund manager, the founder and chairman of the private equity firm Lone Star Funds.