Famous Journalists from Ireland

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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    • Birthplace: Dún Laoghaire, Republic of Ireland
    Alan Cantwell (born 1968) is an Irish journalist, presenter and newsreader, best known as the former anchor of TV3 News at 5.30 and later the 5.30 .
  • Anne Doyle
    Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Republic of Ireland, Ferns, County Wexford
    Anne Catherine Doyle (born 30 January 1952) is an Irish journalist, presenter and former newsreader. She is best known as a long-serving newsreader for Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), who anchored the ...more
  • Bob Shaw
    Dec. at 64 (1931-1996)
    • Birthplace: Belfast, United Kingdom
    Robert "Bob" Shaw (31 December 1931 – 11 February 1996) 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 ...more
    • Birthplace: Cork, Republic of Ireland
    Brendan O'Connor (born 23 January 1970) is an Irish media personality, columnist, comedian and retired pop star. He presents the Current Affairs panel show Cutting Edge on RTE TV. He presented The ...more
  • Brian Daly

    Brian Daly

    Brian Daly is an Irish news journalist currently working for TV3 News. He spent time working as Ireland Correspondent for Sky News in Dublin. He was one of the Sky News Ireland's two anchors for its ...more
  • Brian O'Nolan
    Dec. at 54 (1911-1966)
    • Birthplace: Strabane, United Kingdom
    Brian O'Nolan (Irish: Brian Ó Nualláin; 5 October 1911 – 1 April 1966) was an Irish novelist, playwright and satirist, considered a major figure in twentieth century Irish literature. Born in ...more