Famous People Born In Dublin

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Conor McGregor
(Irish Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Double-Champion)
Conor McGregor
149
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Oscar Wilde
(One of the Greatest Playwrights of the 'Victorian Era')
Oscar Wilde
63
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 16, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 30, 1900
 3 
Bono
(Lead Vocalist and Primary Lyricist of The Rock Band 'U2')
Bono
49
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
George Bernard Shaw
(Irish playwright Who Won the 1925 Nobel Prize in Literature)
George Bernard Shaw
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 2, 1950
 5 
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1828 - 1830, 1834))
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 1, 1769
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 14, 1852
 6 
Brendan Gleeson
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Role as ‘Alastor Moody’ in the ‘Harry Potter’ Films)
Brendan Gleeson
14
Birthdate: March 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Aidan Gillen
12
Birthdate: April 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Jonathan Swift
(Satirist & Author of 'Gulliver's Travels',' A Tale of a Tub' and 'A Modest Proposal')
Jonathan Swift
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 30, 1667
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 19, 1745
 9 
Maureen O’Hara
(American Actress and Singer)
Maureen O’Hara
14
Birthdate: August 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 24, 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Francis Bacon
(Painter)
Francis Bacon
5
Birthdate: October 28, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 28, 1992
 11 
Dominique McElligott
(Irish Actress)
Dominique McElligott
3
Birthdate: March 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 12 
Sarah Bolger
(Irish Actress Known for Her Films ‘In America’, ‘Stormbreaker’ and ‘The Spiderwick Chronicles’)
Sarah Bolger
1
Birthdate: February 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 13 
Brian Gleeson
2
Birthdate: November 14, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 14 
Robbie Keane
(Footballer)
Robbie Keane
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
 15 
Colm Meaney
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Miles O'Brien’ in the TV Series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’)
Colm Meaney
3
Birthdate: May 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 16 
Liam Cunningham
(Best Known for Playing Davos Seaworth in the HBO Epic-Fantasy Series 'Game of Thrones')
Liam Cunningham
2
Birthdate: June 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Siobhan Fahey
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 18 
Louisa Harland
0
Birthdate: 1994 AD
 19 
Ali Hewson
(Activist and Co-founder of the Fashion Line "EDUN" and Skincare Products Company "Nude")
Ali Hewson
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 20 
Dervla Kirwan
(Irish Actress)
Dervla Kirwan
7
Birthdate: October 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 21 
Dave Allen
(Comedian Best Known for His Observational Comedy)
Dave Allen
1
Birthdate: July 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: March 10, 2005
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Sorcha Cusack
(Irish Television and Stage Actress)
Sorcha Cusack
5
Birthdate: April 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
 23 
Iris Murdoch
(Irish & British Novelist Best Known for Her Novels: 'Under the Net', 'The Sea, the Sea' and 'The Bell')
Iris Murdoch
3
Birthdate: July 15, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 8, 1999
 24 
Danny O Donoghue
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 25 
Aisling Franciosi
(Irish Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Katie Benedetto’ in TV Series ‘The Fall’)
Aisling Franciosi
7
Birthdate: June 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
 26 
Fionnula Flanagan
3
Birthdate: December 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 27 
Ruth Kearney
1
Birthdate: November 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 28 
Brenda Fricker
5
Birthdate: February 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 29 
Stephen Gately
(Irish Singer-Songwriter & Co-Lead Singer of the Pop Group 'Boyzone')
Stephen Gately
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 10, 2009
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 30 
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
(Irish Mathematician and Astronomer Who Contributed to the Development of ‘Optics’, ‘Classical Mechanics’ and ‘Abstract Algebra’)
Sir William Rowan Hamilton
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 4, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 2, 1865
 31 
Jim Norton
(actor, radio personality)
Jim Norton
1
Birthdate: July 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Richard Todd
3
Birthdate: June 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 3, 2009
 33 
Jonas Armstrong
1
Birthdate: January 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 34 
Patrick Pearse
(Barrister and a Leader of the Easter Rising in 1916)
Patrick Pearse
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 10, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 3, 1916
 35 
Edmund Burke
(Statesman)
Edmund Burke
6
Birthdate: January 12, 1729
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 9, 1797
 36 
John Grimes
(Irish Singer and One Half of the Pop Duo 'Jedward')
John Grimes
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
 37 
Phil Laak
(Professional Poker Player)
Phil Laak
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 38 
Gavin Bazunu
(Football player - Goalkeeper)
Gavin Bazunu
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 20, 2002
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 39 
Veronica Guerin
(Journalist)
Veronica Guerin
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 26, 1996
 40 
Pádraig Harrington
(Irish Professional Golfer)
Pádraig Harrington
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
Michael McElhatton
0
Birthdate: September 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Micheal Richardson
1
Birthdate: June 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
 43 
Luke Kelly
(Singer)
Luke Kelly
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 30, 1984
 44 
Richard Flood
1
Birthdate: July 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
 45 
John Kavanagh
(Irish Martial Arts Coach)
John Kavanagh
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 18, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 46 
Frank Kelly
1
Birthdate: December 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 28, 2016
 47 
Mark McKenna
3
Birthdate: May 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 48 
Michael Obafemi
(Football player - Striker)
Michael Obafemi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 49 
Thomas Moore
(Irish Poet and Singer Known for His Lyrics to the Popular Song ‘The Last Rose of Summer’)
Thomas Moore
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 28, 1779
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 25, 1852
 50 
Jennifer Gibney
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer