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

Johnny McDaidJohnny McDaid
24 July 1976
Singer

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

George BestGeorge Best
22 May 1946
Footballer

Alex HigginsAlex Higgins
18 March 1949
Snooker Player
Ciarán HindsCiarán Hinds
09 February 1953
Actor

Colin MorganColin Morgan
01 January 1986
Actor

Ray StevensonRay Stevenson
25 May 1964
Actor
Saint PatrickSaint Patrick
0385 AD
Missionary

Stephen ReaStephen Rea
31 October 1946
Actor
Amanda BurtonAmanda Burton
10 October 1956
Actress

Michelle FairleyMichelle Fairley
17 January 1964
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

Feargal SharkeyFeargal Sharkey
13 August 1958
Singer

Bronagh GallagherBronagh Gallagher
26 April 1972
Actresses
John Stewart BellJohn Stewart Bell
28 June 1928
Physicist

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

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

Connor WhiteConnor White
20 December 2002
YouTuber
Andrew ScottAndrew Scott
21 October 1976
Actor

Eve HewsonEve Hewson
07 July 1991
Actress
Brendan RodgersBrendan Rodgers
26 January 1973
Football coach

Caitriona BalfeCaitriona Balfe
04 October 1979
Actress

Fiona ShawFiona Shaw
10 July 1958
Actress
Allen LeechAllen Leech
18 May 1981
Actor

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Eoin MorganEoin Morgan
10 September 1986
Cricketer
James NesbittJames Nesbitt
15 January 1965
Actor

Glenn QuinnGlenn Quinn
28 May 1970
Actor

Graham LinehanGraham Linehan
22 May 1968
Comedian

Susan LynchSusan Lynch
05 June 1971
Actress
Ronan KeatingRonan Keating
03 March 1977
Singer
Ardal O'HanlonArdal O'Hanlon
08 October 1965
Comedian

Alison DoodyAlison Doody
11 November 1966
Actress

Stephen BoydStephen Boyd
04 July 1931
Actor

Clive StandenClive Standen
22 July 1981
Actor
Eamonn HolmesEamonn Holmes
03 December 1959
Journalists

Elaine CassidyElaine Cassidy
31 December 1979
Actress

Niamh CusackNiamh Cusack
20 October 1959
Actress

Sally RooneySally Rooney
20 February 1991
Novelist

Kyle LaffertyKyle Lafferty
16 September 1987
Association football player
Dermot MorganDermot Morgan
31 March 1952
Comedian

Patrick BerginPatrick Bergin
04 February 1951
Actor
Ken DohertyKen Doherty
17 September 1969
Snooker Player

Orla BradyOrla Brady
28 March 1961
Actress

Glen HansardGlen Hansard
21 April 1970
Songwriter
Samantha MumbaSamantha Mumba
18 January 1983
Singer

Steven DavisSteven Davis
01 January 1985
Association football player
Eoin MackenEoin Macken
21 February 1983
Actor

Jonathan AitkenJonathan Aitken
30 August 1942
Politician

Eddie JordanEddie Jordan
30 March 1948
Businessman

Dave FinlayDave Finlay
31 January 1958
Professional wrestler

Tony McCoyTony McCoy
04 May 1974
Horse racing jockey
Bernadette DevlinBernadette Devlin
23 April 1947
Politician

John CollisonJohn Collison
06 August 1990
Entrepreneur

Valene KaneValene Kane
30 January 1987
Actress

Christy BrownChristy Brown
05 June 1932
Writer
Victoria SmurfitVictoria Smurfit
31 March 1974
Actress

Richard DormerRichard Dormer
11 November 1969
Actor
Joey DunlopJoey Dunlop
25 February 1952
Motorcycle racer

Danny O'DonoghueDanny O'Donoghue
03 October 1980
Singer

Lembit ÖpikLembit Öpik
02 March 1965
Politician
Shane LynchShane Lynch
03 July 1976
Singer

Pat JenningsPat Jennings
12 June 1945
Footballer
Damian McGintyDamian McGinty
09 September 1992
Singer

Jim CorrJim Corr
31 July 1964
Singer

Jim BeglinJim Beglin
29 July 1963
Football player
Edward Henry Carson, Baron CarsonEdward Henry Carson, Baron Carson
09 February 1854
Politician

Josef LockeJosef Locke
23 March 1917
Singer
Conor Cruise O'BrienConor Cruise O'Brien
03 November 1917
Politician

James Craig, 1st Viscount CraigavonJames Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
08 January 1871
Politician

Brendan HughesBrendan Hughes
16 October 1948
Republican

Augustus Andrew SpenceAugustus Andrew Spence
28 June 1933
Militant
Francis HughesFrancis Hughes
28 February 1956
Volunteer
Saint KevinSaint Kevin
0498 AD
Saint

Richard MontgomeryRichard Montgomery
02 December 1738
Soldier

Paul BradyPaul Brady
19 May 1947
Singer-songwriter

Sean O'CaseySean O'Casey
30 March 1880
Dramatist
Sir James GalwaySir James Galway
08 December 1939
Musician

Eric BellEric Bell
03 September 1947
Musician

Mairead FarrellMairead Farrell
03 March 1957
Activist

James UssherJames Ussher
01 January 1581
Archbishop

Joe BrollyJoe Brolly
25 June 1969
Barrister
Tim WheelerTim Wheeler
04 January 1977
Singer

Alfred HarmsworthAlfred Harmsworth
15 July 1865
British publisher
Brian KeenanBrian Keenan
1942 AD
Revolutionary

David Walter ErvineDavid Walter Ervine
21 July 1953
Northern Irish militant and politician
Liam ClancyLiam Clancy
02 September 1935
Musician
Ryan BurnettRyan Burnett
21 May 1992
Boxer