Find out more about the greatest Northern Irish people, including Saint Patrick, George Best, Paula Malcomson, Conleth Hill and John Stewart Bell.
Liam NeesonLiam Neeson
07 June 1952
Actor
Jamie DornanJamie Dornan
01 May 1982
Actor

George BestGeorge Best
22 May 1946
Footballer

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

Johnny McDaidJohnny McDaid
24 July 1976
Singer

Ciarán HindsCiarán Hinds
09 February 1953
Actor
Colin MorganColin Morgan
01 January 1986
Actor

Ray StevensonRay Stevenson
25 May 1964
Actor

Stephen ReaStephen Rea
31 October 1946
Actor
Saint PatrickSaint Patrick
0385 AD
Missionary

Michelle FairleyMichelle Fairley
17 January 1964
Actress
Paula MalcomsonPaula Malcomson
01 June 1970
Actress

Frances TomeltyFrances Tomelty
06 October 1948
Actress

Gloria HunnifordGloria Hunniford
10 April 1940
Television Presenter

Amanda BurtonAmanda Burton
10 October 1956
Actress

Conleth HillConleth Hill
24 November 1964
Actor
Alex HigginsAlex Higgins
18 March 1949
Snooker Player

Feargal SharkeyFeargal Sharkey
13 August 1958
Singer

Bronagh GallagherBronagh Gallagher
26 April 1972
Actresses

Nauheed CyrusiNauheed Cyrusi
19 October 1982
Actress
John Stewart BellJohn Stewart Bell
28 June 1928
Physicist

John SheeranJohn Sheeran
1957 AD
Ed Sheeran’s Father
Betty WilliamsBetty Williams
22 May 1943
Activists

Peter Paul LoughranPeter Paul Loughran
07 July 1969
Ex-husband of Lena Headey

Connor WhiteConnor White
20 December 2002
YouTuber
Caitriona BalfeCaitriona Balfe
04 October 1979
Actress

Andrew ScottAndrew Scott
21 October 1976
Actor
Fiona ShawFiona Shaw
10 July 1958
Actress

Brendan RodgersBrendan Rodgers
26 January 1973
Football coach

Ronan KeatingRonan Keating
03 March 1977
Singer
Alison DoodyAlison Doody
11 November 1966
Actress

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Eoin MorganEoin Morgan
10 September 1986
Cricketer
Eve HewsonEve Hewson
07 July 1991
Actress

Glenn QuinnGlenn Quinn
28 May 1970
Actor

Clive StandenClive Standen
22 July 1981
Actor

Graham LinehanGraham Linehan
22 May 1968
Comedian
Ardal O'HanlonArdal O'Hanlon
08 October 1965
Comedian
Eamonn HolmesEamonn Holmes
03 December 1959
Journalists

Jonathan AitkenJonathan Aitken
30 August 1942
Politician

Dermot MorganDermot Morgan
31 March 1952
Comedian

Allen LeechAllen Leech
18 May 1981
Actor
Stephen BoydStephen Boyd
04 July 1931
Actor

Glen HansardGlen Hansard
21 April 1970
Songwriter

James NesbittJames Nesbitt
15 January 1965
Actor

Sally RooneySally Rooney
20 February 1991
Novelist

Steven DavisSteven Davis
01 January 1985
Association football player
Kyle LaffertyKyle Lafferty
16 September 1987
Association football player

Orla BradyOrla Brady
28 March 1961
Actress
Richard DormerRichard Dormer
11 November 1969
Actor

Eoin MackenEoin Macken
21 February 1983
Actor

Niamh CusackNiamh Cusack
20 October 1959
Actress
Dave FinlayDave Finlay
31 January 1958
Professional wrestler

Patrick BerginPatrick Bergin
04 February 1951
Actor
Pat JenningsPat Jennings
12 June 1945
Footballer

Susan LynchSusan Lynch
05 June 1971
Actress

John CollisonJohn Collison
06 August 1990
Entrepreneur

Samantha MumbaSamantha Mumba
18 January 1983
Singer

Christy BrownChristy Brown
05 June 1932
Writer
Elaine CassidyElaine Cassidy
31 December 1979
Actress

Danny O'DonoghueDanny O'Donoghue
03 October 1980
Singer

Eddie JordanEddie Jordan
30 March 1948
Businessman

Jim BeglinJim Beglin
29 July 1963
Football player
Victoria SmurfitVictoria Smurfit
31 March 1974
Actress

Damian McGintyDamian McGinty
09 September 1992
Singer
Jim CorrJim Corr
31 July 1964
Singer

Shane LynchShane Lynch
03 July 1976
Singer

Joey DunlopJoey Dunlop
25 February 1952
Motorcycle racer
Conor Cruise O'BrienConor Cruise O'Brien
03 November 1917
Politician

Ken DohertyKen Doherty
17 September 1969
Snooker Player
Bernadette DevlinBernadette Devlin
23 April 1947
Politician

Richard MontgomeryRichard Montgomery
02 December 1738
Soldier

Sir James GalwaySir James Galway
08 December 1939
Musician
Brendan HughesBrendan Hughes
16 October 1948
Republican

Tony McCoyTony McCoy
04 May 1974
Horse racing jockey
Alfred HarmsworthAlfred Harmsworth
15 July 1865
British publisher

Edward Henry Carson, Baron CarsonEdward Henry Carson, Baron Carson
09 February 1854
Politician

James UssherJames Ussher
01 January 1581
Archbishop

Saint MalachySaint Malachy
1094 AD
Archbishop
Paul MuldoonPaul Muldoon
20 June 1951
Poet, Author, University teacher, Writer
Liam ClancyLiam Clancy
02 September 1935
Musician

Saint KevinSaint Kevin
0498 AD
Saint

Augusta, Lady GregoryAugusta, Lady Gregory
15 March 1852
Dramatist

Sean O'CaseySean O'Casey
30 March 1880
Dramatist
Augustus Andrew SpenceAugustus Andrew Spence
28 June 1933
Militant

John BrutonJohn Bruton
18 May 1947
Politician

Harry FergusonHarry Ferguson
04 November 1884
Mechanic

Lord Edward FitzgeraldLord Edward Fitzgerald
15 October 1763
Rebel

John NicholsonJohn Nicholson
11 December 1822
Colonial official
James Craig, 1st Viscount CraigavonJames Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
08 January 1871
Politician

Seán T. O'KellySeán T. O'Kelly
25 August 1882
President of Ireland
Tony DunneTony Dunne
24 July 1941
Football player

Michael DavittMichael Davitt
25 March 1846
Political leader
Frank HarrisFrank Harris
14 February 1856
Journalist
Josef LockeJosef Locke
23 March 1917
Singer