Ireland is home to a surprising number of talented entertainers. Check out the list of some of our favorite celebrities of Irish descent.
We focused mainly on celebs born in Ireland but we cheated in a few special cases. If you think we are missing one of your faves or we got some information wrong, please let us know on facebook or in our comments section below!
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Who wouldn’t be familiar with Pierce Brosnan? The British secret agent James Bond. Brosnan was born in Drogheda Ireland on May 16, 1953, and lived in Navan County Meath until his family decided to move to England UK for several reasons. Well, living in Ireland and the UK have given him the ability to play men coming from both backgrounds convincingly. Unfortunately though, at a very early age, his father left them, but have reunited later on in life. He’s most famous for his James Bond movies– that this is how he gathered a lot of fans, but aside from being an actor, he’s also known as a guy with a huge heart. He has been raising money for a number of charitable causes, and on the year 2007, he donated $100,00 to help in replacing the playground on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.