University College Dublin

Discover the notable alumni of University College Dublin. The list includes people like Neil Jordan, Chris O'Dowd, Katie Taylor, Dermot Morgan & Cyril Cusack. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, media personalities, leaders and miscellaneous etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
James Joyce
(One of the Most Influential Writers of the 20th Century)

James Joyce
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rathgar, Ireland
Died: January 13, 1941

 2 
Brendan Gleeson
(Actor, Director)

Brendan Gleeson
12
Birthdate: November 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 

Chris O'Dowd
3
Birthdate: October 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 4 
Gabriel Byrne
(One of Ireland's Greatest Film Actors)

Gabriel Byrne
4
Birthdate: May 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Walkinstown, Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 5 

Dominique McElligott
2
Birthdate: March 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 6 

Katie Taylor
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 
Ali Hewson
(Activist and Co-founder of the Fashion Line "EDUN" and Skincare Products Company "Nude")

Ali Hewson
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 8 

Eoin Macken
1
Birthdate: February 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 
Dermot Morgan
(Comedian)

Dermot Morgan
1
Birthdate: March 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 28, 1998
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 10 
Dara Ó Briain
(Comedian, Television Presenter)

Dara Ó Briain
4
Birthdate: February 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bray, Ireland
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 11 
Killian Scott
(Film actor)

Killian Scott
0
Birthdate: July 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kilmallock, Limerick, Ireland

 12 

Cyril Cusack
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Died: October 7, 1993

 13 

Camille O'Sullivan
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England

 14 
Neil Jordan
(Director and Screenwriter)

Neil Jordan
1
Birthdate: February 25, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rosses Point, Ireland

 15 
Brian O'Driscoll
(Rugby union player)

Brian O'Driscoll
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland Ireland
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 16 

Dan O'Herlihy
0
Birthdate: May 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wexford, Ireland
Died: February 17, 2005
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 17 
Marian Keyes
(Writer)

Marian Keyes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland

 18 
Amy Huberman
(Actress)

Amy Huberman
2
Birthdate: March 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cabinteely, Ireland
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 19 
Colm Tóibín
(Author Famous for His Works 'The Blackwater Lightship', 'The Master' and 'Brooklyn')

Colm Tóibín
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland

 20 
Roddy Doyle
(Writer)

Roddy Doyle
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 21 
Gemma O'Doherty
(Journalist)

Gemma O'Doherty
1
Birthdate: August 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ranelagh,Dublin, Ireland

 22 
Arthur Griffith
(Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom (1918-1922))

Arthur Griffith
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1871
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: August 12, 1922

 23 
Maeve Binchy
(Novelist)

Maeve Binchy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 28, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dalkey, Dublin, Republic of Ireland Ireland
Died: July 30, 2012
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 
Tony O'Reilly
(Rugby Player)

Tony O'Reilly
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 25 

Aidan McArdle
0
Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 26 
Hazel Chu
(Politician)

Hazel Chu
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 27 
Sinead Keenan
(Actress)

Sinead Keenan
0
Birthdate: December 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 28 

Liam O'Flaherty
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Inishmore, Ireland
Died: September 7, 1984

 29 
Kevin Barry
(Revolutionary)

Kevin Barry
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 1, 1920

 30 
Josh van der Flier
(Rugby union flanker)

Josh van der Flier
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wicklow, Ireland
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 31 

Rosanna Davison
1
Birthdate: April 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 32 
Peter Sutherland
(UN Special Representative for International Migration from 2006 to 2017)

Peter Sutherland
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Foxrock, Ireland
Died: January 7, 2018

 33 

Peter McDonald
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 34 
Richard Mulcahy
(Politician)

Richard Mulcahy
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waterford, Ireland
Died: December 16, 1971

 35 

Flann O'Brien
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Strabane, Ireland
Died: April 1, 1966

 36 

Dermot Walsh
0
Birthdate: September 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, County Dublin, Irish Free State Ireland
Died: June 26, 2002

 37 

Adam Fergus
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland

 38 

Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 12, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bray, Ireland
Died: March 21, 1978

 39 
Seán T. O'Kelly
(President of Ireland)

Seán T. O'Kelly
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 25, 1882
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 23, 1966

 40 
Rhys Ruddock
(Rugby union flanker)

Rhys Ruddock
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 41 
Garret FitzGerald
(Politician)

Garret FitzGerald
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 19, 2011

 42 
Nuala O'Faolain
(Journalist & Writer Known for Her Memoirs ‘Are You Somebody?’ and ‘Almost There')

Nuala O'Faolain
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: May 9, 2008

 43 

Thomas Kinsella
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 44 
John A. Costello
(Politician)

John A. Costello
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fairview, Ireland
Died: January 5, 1976

 45 
Julian Benson
(Talent agent, choreographer and is also known for his role as a judge on the RTÉ One series, Dancing with the Stars)

Julian Benson
0
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

 46 
Patrick Hillery
(Politician)

Patrick Hillery
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spanish Point, Ireland
Died: April 12, 2008

 47 

Charlotte Bradley
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Artane, Ireland

 48 

Padraic Colum
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 8, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Longford, Ireland
Died: January 11, 1972

 49 
Chloe Watkins
(Field hockey player)

Chloe Watkins
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Unknown

 50 

Peter Caffrey
0
Birthdate: April 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: January 1, 2008