Screenwriters Famous Screenwriters from Ireland

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

This list below has everything from Denis Leary to Gabriel Byrne.

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

Use this list of renowned Irish screenwriters to discover some new screenwriters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (90 items)

Aaron McCann is a film director, film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer and an actor. ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Arthur Mathews is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ireland
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Arthur Mathews is an Irish comedy writer and actor who, often with writing partner Graham Linehan, has either written or contributed to a number of popular television comedies, most notably Father Ted. He is a graduate of the Dublin Institute of Technology. Previously, he attended Castleknock College, a private school run by Vincentian priests. ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: County Meath, Republic of Ireland

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Arthur Wing Pinero is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Screenwriters from Ireland
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Sir Arthur Wing Pinero known mononymously as Pinero was an English actor and later an important dramatist and stage director. ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1855-1934)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Barry Dignam is a film director, writer and producer. ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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