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

List ranges from Oscar Wilde to Mary McAleese and more.

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

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Alan Cantwell is an Irish journalist, presenter and newsreader, best known as the former anchor of TV3 News at 5.30 and later the 5.30 . ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Dún Laoghaire, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Journalist, Film Producer, Presenter, Film Director

Credits: Midday, First Edition, TV3 News at 5.30, TV3 News @ 7, TV3 News @ 6

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Anne Doyle is an Irish journalist, presenter and former newsreader. She is best known as a long-serving newsreader for Raidió Teilifís Éireann, who anchored the broadcaster's main evening television news programmes during 33 years of service. ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Ferns^! County Wexford

Profession: Television presenter, Librarian, Journalist

Credits: The General, RTÉ News: Nine O'Clock

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Robert "Bob" Shaw was a science fiction writer and fan from Northern Ireland, noted for his originality and wit. He won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer in 1979 and 1980. His short story "Light of Other Days" was a Hugo Award nominee in 1967, as was his novel The Ragged Astronauts in 1987. ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1931-1996)

Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom

Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Writer, Structural engineer

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Brendan O'Connor is an Irish media personality, columnist, comedian and retired pop star. Presenter of The Saturday Night Show on RTÉ One since 2010, he is also known as for his columns in the Sunday Independent newspaper. He is also editor of the newspaper's Life Magazine. O'Connor's pop career ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Cork, Republic of Ireland

Profession: Journalist

Credits: The Saturday Night Show, Don't Feed the Gondolas

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