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List of Irish people


List of Irish people

This is a list of notable Irish people who were born on the island of Ireland, in either the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland, and have lived there for most of their lives. Also included on the list are people who were not born in Ireland, but have been raised as Irish, have lived there for most of their lives or in regards to the Republic of Ireland, have adopted Irish citizenship (e.g., Daniel Day-Lewis). The names are sorted by surname.


  • Art 1
    • Architecture 1.1
    • Actors 1.2
    • Comedians 1.3
    • Music 1.4
      • Music – A to C 1.4.1
      • Music – D to K 1.4.2
      • Music – L to P 1.4.3
      • Music – Q to Z 1.4.4
    • Dance 1.5
    • Writing 1.6
      • Writing – A to C 1.6.1
      • Writing – D to K 1.6.2
      • Writing – L to P 1.6.3
      • Writing – R to Z 1.6.4
  • Business 2
  • Science, education and technology 3
  • Sport 4
  • Others 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7





See also Category:Irish comedians


Music – A to C

Music – D to K

Music – L to P

Music – Q to Z



Writing – A to C

Writing – D to K

Writing – L to P

Writing – R to Z


Science, education and technology



See also


  • Hamilton, Catherine Jane (1900). Notable Irishwomen. Dublin, Ireland: Sealy, Bryers & Walker. Retrieved 2013-11-10. 
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