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

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

Saint PatrickSaint Patrick
0385 AD
Missionary

George BestGeorge Best
22 May 1946
Footballer

Stephen ReaStephen Rea
31 October 1946
Actor
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

Michelle FairleyMichelle Fairley
17 January 1964
Actress
Alex HigginsAlex Higgins
18 March 1949
Snooker Player

Amanda BurtonAmanda Burton
10 October 1956
Actress

Paula MalcomsonPaula Malcomson
01 June 1970
Actress

Frances TomeltyFrances Tomelty
06 October 1948
Actress

Conleth HillConleth Hill
24 November 1964
Actor
Nauheed CyrusiNauheed Cyrusi
19 October 1982
Actress

Gloria HunnifordGloria Hunniford
10 April 1940
Television Presenter

Bronagh GallagherBronagh Gallagher
26 April 1972
Actresses

Feargal SharkeyFeargal Sharkey
13 August 1958
Singer
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

Fiona ShawFiona Shaw
10 July 1958
Actress
Ronan KeatingRonan Keating
03 March 1977
Singer

Alison DoodyAlison Doody
11 November 1966
Actress

Clive StandenClive Standen
22 July 1981
Actor
Eve HewsonEve Hewson
07 July 1991
Actress

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Allen LeechAllen Leech
18 May 1981
Actor
Orla BradyOrla Brady
28 March 1961
Actress

Eamonn HolmesEamonn Holmes
03 December 1959
Journalists

Stephen BoydStephen Boyd
04 July 1931
Actor

Brendan RodgersBrendan Rodgers
26 January 1973
Football coach
Dave FinlayDave Finlay
31 January 1958
Professional wrestler
Graham LinehanGraham Linehan
22 May 1968
Comedian

James NesbittJames Nesbitt
15 January 1965
Actor

Glen HansardGlen Hansard
21 April 1970
Songwriter

Dermot MorganDermot Morgan
31 March 1952
Comedian
Glenn QuinnGlenn Quinn
28 May 1970
Actor

Susan LynchSusan Lynch
05 June 1971
Actress

Kyle LaffertyKyle Lafferty
16 September 1987
Association football player

Damien RiceDamien Rice
07 December 1973
Singer

Richard DormerRichard Dormer
11 November 1969
Actor
Damian McGintyDamian McGinty
09 September 1992
Singer

Jonathan AitkenJonathan Aitken
30 August 1942
Politician
Niamh CusackNiamh Cusack
20 October 1959
Actress

Samantha MumbaSamantha Mumba
18 January 1983
Singer

Christy BrownChristy Brown
05 June 1932
Writer
Patrick BerginPatrick Bergin
04 February 1951
Actor

John CollisonJohn Collison
06 August 1990
Entrepreneur
Shane LynchShane Lynch
03 July 1976
Singer

Eddie JordanEddie Jordan
30 March 1948
Businessman

Joey DunlopJoey Dunlop
25 February 1952
Motorcycle racer

Keith DuffyKeith Duffy
02 June 1966
Bass Guitarist

Tony McCoyTony McCoy
04 May 1974
Horse racing jockey
Elaine CassidyElaine Cassidy
31 December 1979
Actress

Victoria SmurfitVictoria Smurfit
31 March 1974
Actress

Steven DavisSteven Davis
01 January 1985
Association football player

Ken DohertyKen Doherty
17 September 1969
Snooker Player
Conor Cruise O'BrienConor Cruise O'Brien
03 November 1917
Politician

Brendan HughesBrendan Hughes
16 October 1948
Republican
Augusta, Lady GregoryAugusta, Lady Gregory
15 March 1852
Dramatist

James UssherJames Ussher
01 January 1581
Archbishop

John BrutonJohn Bruton
18 May 1947
Politician
Michael DavittMichael Davitt
25 March 1846
Political leader

Liam ClancyLiam Clancy
02 September 1935
Musician
Harry FergusonHarry Ferguson
04 November 1884
Mechanic

Paul MuldoonPaul Muldoon
20 June 1951
Poet, Author, University teacher, Writer

James Bryce, 1st Viscount BryceJames Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce
10 May 1838
Historian
James Craig, 1st Viscount CraigavonJames Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
08 January 1871
Politician

Frank HarrisFrank Harris
14 February 1856
Journalist
Cathal GouldingCathal Goulding
02 January 1923
Military Leader

Martin O'HaganMartin O'Hagan
23 June 1950
Journalist

Joe CahillJoe Cahill
19 May 1920
Irish paramilitary leader

Josef LockeJosef Locke
23 March 1917
Singer
Pat EdderyPat Eddery
18 March 1952
Jockey and race horse trainer
William MasseyWilliam Massey
26 March 1856
Prime minister of New Zealand

Paul DurcanPaul Durcan
16 October 1944
Poet

Andrew ScottAndrew Scott
21 October 1976
Actor

Daniel MacliseDaniel Maclise
25 January 1806
Painter
Frank PantridgeFrank Pantridge
03 October 1916
Physician

Denis Parsons BurkittDenis Parsons Burkitt
28 February 1911
Surgeon

Mark DurkanMark Durkan
26 June 1960
Politician

Thomas KinsellaThomas Kinsella
04 May 1928
Poet

Reg EmpeyReg Empey
26 October 1947
Politician
William CarletonWilliam Carleton
20 February 1794
Writer

Bernadette DevlinBernadette Devlin
23 April 1947
Politician
Forrest ReidForrest Reid
24 June 1875
Novelist

Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of GosfordArchibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford
01 August 1776
Governor
Francis Rawdon ChesneyFrancis Rawdon Chesney
16 March 1789
Explorer
St. John Greer ErvineSt. John Greer Ervine
28 December 1883
Author