The Best Irish Actresses Working Today

List Rules
Irish actresses only, from film or television. Vote based on their recent works and achievements.

There have been plenty of great Irish actresses throughout film history, but which female Irish actresses working today are the greatest? This list of the best Irish actresses working today ranks today's best Hollywood actresses hailing from Ireland, both from the big screen and on television. From Oscar winners to Emmy nominees, these great actresses are killing it these days, turning in great performances in recent years.

This list ranks the highest-rated Irish actresses working today from best to worst. These great actresses are all from somewhere in Ireland, but are popular actresses all over the world. Today's top Irish actresses go deep into their roles, perfecting their performances, whether comedic or dramatic, and many are gorgeous to boot!

The greatest Irish actresses working today who are ranked on this list include Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch, Chole Act, Danielle Wickworth, Stella Maxwell, Emma Ledden, Fiona Shaw, and Brenda Fricker. If there’s an actress listed here that you think is the absolute best in the movie industry today, vote her up. If the actresses you think have been nailing it in theaters recently aren't listed, feel free to add them for a comprehensive list of the truly best actresses from Ireland who are currently working.
Ranked by
  • Saoirse Ronan
    276 votes
    The Grand Budapest Hotel, Atonement, The Lovely Bones
  • Caitriona Balfe
    167 votes
    Super 8, Escape Plan, Lust Life
  • Katie McGrath
    195 votes
    W.E., A Princess for Christmas, Freakdog
  • Sophie Turner
    174 votes
    Barely Lethal, The Thirteenth Tale, Mary Shelley's Monster