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List of notable or famous film score composers from Ireland, with bios and photos, including the top film score composers born in Ireland and even some popular film score composers who immigrated to Ireland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Irish film score composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film score composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film score composer from Ireland is included when available.

Examples of people on this list: Bono, Denis Leary and more.

This historic film score composers from Ireland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Irish film score composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous film score composers from Ireland?" These prominent film score composers of Ireland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Irish film score composers.

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Bono is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Ireland
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Bono


Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best recognized as the frontman of the Dublin-based rock band U2. Bono was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, and attended Mount Temple Comprehensive ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Activist, Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Guitarist Songwriter, + more

Credits: Batman Forever, Moulin Rouge!, Click, BrĂ¼no

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Brian Boydell was an Irish composer whose works include orchestral pieces, chamber music, and songs. He was professor of music at Trinity College, Dublin for 20 years, founder of the Dowland Consort, conductor of the Dublin Orchestral Players, and a prolific broadcaster and writer on musical ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1917-2000)

Birthplace: Howth, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Film Score Composer

Credits: Yeats Country

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Brian Byrne


Brian Byrne is a film score composer. ...more

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Birthplace: Ireland

Profession: Film Score Composer

Credits: Albert Nobbs, The Good Doctor, Zonad, Hannah Cohen's Holy Communion

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Brian Crosby is a film score composer and film crew member. ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician, Composer

Credits: The Door Ajar, This Monkey, Sog, Freeze Snakes, + more

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Christopher Neil is a British record producer, songwriter, singer and actor. He has worked with Celine Dion, A-HA, Cher, Rod Stewart, Paul Young, Gerry Rafferty, Mike and the Mechanics, Marillion, Moody Blues, Shakin Stevens, Sheena Easton, Bonnie Tyler, Paul Carrack, Amazulu, Morton Harket, Leo ...more

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Age: 67

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Dublin

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Actor

Credits: Adventures of a Plumber's Mate, Adventures of a Private Eye, Train of Dreams, Three for All

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Ciaran Hope


Ciaran Hope is a film score composer, actor and film producer. ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Actor

Credits: Screw Cupid, The Letters, Lovepocalypse

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Debroy Somers is an actor and film score composer. ...more

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Age: Died at 62 (1890-1952)

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Film Score Composer, Actor

Credits: Piccadilly

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Denis Leary is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Ireland
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Denis Colin Leary is an actor and comedian. He was the star and co-creator of Rescue Me, which ended its seventh and final season on September 7, 2011. Leary has starred in many motion pictures, most recently as Captain George Stacy in Marc Webb's 2012 film The Amazing Spider-Man and the voice of ...more

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Age: 59

Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Author, + more

Credits: Two If by Sea, Rescue Me, Ice Age, The Amazing Spider-Man

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