Irish Criminals

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Rank the Most Wicked Irish Criminals

 1 Anne Bonny

Anne Bonny
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Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: March 8, 1697
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: March 31, 1721

Irish pirate Anne Bonny is considered one of the most famous female pirates of all time. She operated in the Caribbean in the early 18th century. As a teenager, she became the partner and lover of the notorious English pirate captain Calico Jack Rackham. She was captured in 1720 when she was pregnant. Her fate remains unknown. 

 2 Grace Marks

Grace Marks
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Famous As: Maid
Birthdate: June 30, 1828
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ulster
Died: 1873 AD

 3 Grace O'Malley

Grace O'Malley
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Famous As: Pirate
Birthdate: 1533 AD
Birthplace: Umhaill, Ireland
Died: June 18, 1603

One of the most well-known female pirates from Ireland, Grace O'Malley began seafaring at age 11. Also known as Gráinne Mhaol, or Bald Grace, for cutting off her hair in her early days to make her sea journeys easy, she is remembered for her legendary resistance to England and Queen Elizabeth I.

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 4 Martin Cahill

Martin Cahill
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: May 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 18, 1994
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 5 Mary Jane Kelly

Mary Jane Kelly
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1863 AD
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: November 9, 1888

 6 Gerry Hutch

Gerry Hutch
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1963 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 7 Violet Gibson

Violet Gibson
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 31, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 2, 1956
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 8 Larry Murphy

Larry Murphy
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1966 AD
Birthplace: Glenealy, County Wicklow, Ireland

 9 Linda Mulhall

Linda Mulhall
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland

 10 Alexander Pearce

Alexander Pearce
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Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 1790 AD
Birthplace: Monaghan, Ireland
Died: July 19, 1824

 11 Liam Byrne

Liam Byrne
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: October 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ireland

 12 Captain Moonlite

Captain Moonlite
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Famous As: Public speaker, Bank robber
Birthdate: July 5, 1842
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rathfriland, Ireland
Died: January 20, 1880

 13 Harry Power

Harry Power
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1819 AD
Birthplace: Waterford, Ireland
Died: 1891 AD

 14 Freddie Thompson

Freddie Thompson
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Ireland

 15 Gerard Kavanagh

Gerard Kavanagh
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: September 6, 2014

 16 William Burke

William Burke
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1792 AD
Birthplace: Urney, Ireland
Died: January 28, 1829

 17 Catherine Nevin

Catherine Nevin
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: October 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 19, 2018

 18 Michael Gaughan

Michael Gaughan
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Famous As: Republican
Birthdate: October 5, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ballina, Ireland
Died: June 3, 1974

 19 Kate Webster

Kate Webster
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Famous As: Murderer of Julia Martha Thomas
Birthdate: 1849 AD
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: July 29, 1879

 20 Angelo Fusco

Angelo Fusco
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Famous As: Former volunteer in the Belfast Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who escaped during his 1981 trial for killing a Special Air Service
Birthdate: September 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland

 21 Thomas Blood

Thomas Blood
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Famous As: Soldier, Thief
Birthdate: July 12, 1618
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meath, Ireland
Died: August 28, 1680

Thomas Blood was an Anglo-Irish officer best remembered for trying to steal the Crown Jewels of Scotland and England in 1671. He is also remembered for trying to kidnap and kill James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormond. His audacious attempt to steal the Crown Jewels inspired the popular board game, Outrage! The incident also inspired the 1934 movie, Colonel Blood.

 22 Charlotte Mulhall

Charlotte Mulhall
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Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland