Famous Irish People
Ireland is a place that has a rich culture. The country is particularly known for its beautiful dance forms, which have mesmerized people for years. Besides, the beautiful countryside with the gorgeous castles speak volumes about the beauty and the rich history of the nation. Ireland boasts about its share of famous personalities in the world its list, who have brought fame and laurels to the country.
He is known for his dynamic character portrayals in the movies, like The Golden Eye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, and Die Another Day.
This drool worthy actor became an American citizen in the year 2004.
He was also a popular figure due to the successful television series, Remington Steele.
He has a range of characters to his credit. This stunning actor is now a film producer and an environmentalist as well.
Paul David Hewson (Bono)
Paul David Hewson, better known as Bono of the U2 group, was born in Dublin, Ireland.
The Irish band U2 has many smash hits to their credit.
Bono is also the creative head behind the lyrics of the songs, and is known for his controversial lyrics as well.
This talented artist also has numerous awards to his credit.
He has also tried his hand at acting, and is engaged in extensive humanitarian work. tasted success when he was a member of the popular boyband group, Boyzone.
This famous Irish personality is known for his singing skills and is also a smash hit with most of the teenyboppers.
Tracks sung by have hit the number one spot on most of the charts (goes to prove his popularity).
He has worked with the members of Boyzone for 7 years, after which the members went their separate ways.
The internet was ablaze with the news of their reunion in the years that followed.
moved on with his singing career and has several awards under his belt.
‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ was amongst his most renowned works.
Oscar Wilde was more recognized for his role towards aesthetic as well as decadent movements.
Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton
He was an Irish physicist and is also the only famous Irish person to have won a Nobel Award for his work in science.
John Cockcroft and Ernest Walton were the recipients of the 1951 Nobel Prize, which was mainly for their path breaking work on the transmutation of the atomic nuclei.