List of famous Irish women with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Famous People From Ireland
Enough of Irish men! It is time to shift the spotlight to their lesser-talked but equally worthy counterpart, the Irish women. Sharp, witty, feisty, fierce, and industrious, Irish women have always been somewhat of a mystery for the world. They have wooed, wowed, and inspired a generation of womankind with their sheer guts and accomplishments. Be it Hollywood, Human Rights, hospice or humanitarianism, Irish women have rocked it all and how? Now only if you thought that Ryan Gosling, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Jennifer Lawrence were the only famous Irish women the world could count, you are in for a huge, huge surprise. Killer looks aside, Irish beauties like Queen Medb of Connaught, Countess Markievicz, Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington, Mary Robinson, Mary Raftery, Lady Gregory, and Christina Noble are just some other influential Irish women who have impacted Ireland and the world at large in unthinkable ways. Read on to discover and get inspired by the lives and feats of many such Irish women in their biographies below that covers their timeline, trivia, and lesser-known facts with utmost honesty.
Evanna LynchEvanna Lynch
(Actress)

16 August 1991

Termonfeckin, Republic of Ireland

Leo

Typhoid Mary Typhoid Mary
(Asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever)

23 September 1869

11 November 1938

Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland

Virgo

Anne SullivanAnne Sullivan
(American Teacher, Instructor)

14 April 1866

20 October 1936

Feeding Hills

Aries

Mairead MaguireMairead Maguire
(Peace Activist)

27 January 1944

Belfast

Aquarius

Betty WilliamsBetty Williams
(President of the ‘World Centers of Compassion for Children’ and Founder of 'Community for Peace People')

22 May 1943

Belfast

Gemini

Sophia MitchellSophia Mitchell
(Model, Social Media Star)

02 August 2000

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Leo

Sinead O’ConnorSinead O’Connor
(Singer-songwriter)

08 December 1966

Glenageary, County Dublin, Ireland

Sagittarius

Maureen O’HaraMaureen O’Hara
(Actress)

17 August 1920

Ranelagh, Republic of Ireland

Leo

Katherine RyanKatherine Ryan
(Comedian)

30 June 1983

Sarnia

Cancer

Mary RobinsonMary Robinson
(Former President of Ireland)

21 May 1944

Ballina, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland

Taurus

Iris MurdochIris Murdoch
(Poet, Philosopher, Novelist, Writer, Biographer)

15 July 1919

08 February 1999

Dublin

Cancer

Catherine McAuleyCatherine McAuley
(Religious)

29 September 1778

11 November 1841

Dublin

Libra

Velvet McIntyreVelvet McIntyre
(professional wrestler)

24 November 1961

Ireland

Sagittarius

Melanie Clark PullenMelanie Clark Pullen
(Actress)

02 July 1977

Bray, Republic of Ireland

Cancer

Enya BrennanEnya Brennan

17 May 1961

Gweedore

Taurus

Elizabeth Dorothea Cole BowenElizabeth Dorothea Cole Bowen

07 June 1899

22 February 1973

Gemini

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