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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Trinity College, Dublin and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Trinity College, Dublin, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Trinity College, Dublin include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Trinity College, Dublin alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Trinity College, Dublin are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Trinity College, Dublin.

This list below has everything from Courtney Love to Oscar Wilde.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Trinity College, Dublin?” and “Which celebrities are Trinity College, Dublin alumni?”

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Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist
Courtney Michelle Love is an American alternative rock singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s as the frontwoman of Hole, ...more

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Oscar Wilde is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Poet, Journalist, Writer
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish author, playwright and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the ...more

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Nathaniel Lande is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Journalist, Inventor, Author
Nathaniel Lande is a film director.

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David Norris is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Politician
David Patrick Bernard Norris is an Irish scholar, independent Senator, and gay and civil rights activist. Internationally, Norris is credited with having "managed, almost single-handedly, ...more

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Veronica Guerin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Accountant, Journalist
Veronica Guerin was an Irish crime reporter who was murdered on 26 June 1996 by drug lords, an event which helped establish the Criminal Assets Bureau.

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Mary McAleese is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Barrister
Mary Patricia McAleese served as the eighth President of Ireland from 1997 to 2011. She was the second female president and was first elected in 1997 succeeding Mary Robinson, making McAleese ...more

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Nicholas Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Actor
Nicholas Edward Gonzalez is an American actor, best known for playing Alex Santiago in the television series Resurrection Blvd.

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William Congreve is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Poet, Librettist, Playwright
William Congreve was an English playwright and poet.

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Mary Robinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Politician, Barrister
Mary Therese Winifred Robinson served as the seventh, and first female, President of Ireland from 1990 to 1997, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, from 1997 to 2002. She ...more

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Frank Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Judge, Politician, Jurist
William Francis "Frank" Murphy was a politician and jurist from Michigan. He was named to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1940 after a political career as Governor of Michigan and Mayor of ...more

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Increase Mather is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Writer
Increase Mather was a major figure in the early history of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and Province of Massachusetts Bay. He was a Puritan minister who was involved with the government of the ...more

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Ronan Tynan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Physician, Singer
Ronan Tynan is an Irish tenor singer. He is most notable as a member of The Irish Tenors. In the United States, audiences have come to know and appreciate him for his involvement with that vocal ...more

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Bram Stoker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Novelist, Writer
Abraham "Bram" Stoker was an Irish author known today for his 1897 Gothic novel, Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and ...more

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Edmund Burke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Statesman, Politician, Philosopher
Edmund Burke PC was an Irish statesman born in Dublin; author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher, who, after moving to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of Great ...more

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Hector Ó hEochagáin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Presenter
Hector Ó hEochagáin OBE is an Irish television and radio presenter from Navan. He presented Breakfast with Hector on weekday mornings on RTÉ 2fm from 4 October 2010 until

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Jason O'Mara is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Actor
Jason O'Mara is an Irish actor. He has starred in the American television network dramas In Justice, Life on Mars, Terra Nova and Vegas. He is also known for voicing DC Comics' superhero Batman ...more

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Samuel Beckett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Theatre Director, Poet, Cricketer
Samuel Barclay Beckett was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived in Paris for most of his adult life and wrote in both English and French. His work ...more

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Jonathan Swift is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Priest, Poet, Novelist
Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. He is remembered for works such as Gulliver's ...more

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Robert Mallet is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Civil engineer, Geologist, Engineer
Robert Mallet, FRS, MRIA, Irish geophysicist, civil engineer, and inventor who distinguished himself in research on earthquakes and is sometimes called the father of seismology.

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Brian Lenihan, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Politician, Barrister
Brian Joseph Lenihan was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician and barrister who served in the government of Ireland as Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform from 2007 to 2008 and as ...more

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Thomas Osborne Davis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Poet, Politician, Writer
Thomas Osborne Davis was an Irish writer who was the chief organiser of the Young Ireland movement.

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Chris de Burgh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Chris de Burgh is a British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist. He is most famous for his 1986 love song "The Lady in Red", which reached number one in several countries. De ...more

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Dominic West is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Television director, Actor, Voice acting
Dominic Gerard Francis Eagleton West is an English actor. He is best known for portraying Detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO drama series The Wire, and won the award for Leading Actor at the ...more

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John Sealy Townsend is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Physicist, Scientist
Sir John Sealy Edward Townsend, FRS was a mathematical physicist who conducted various studies concerning the electrical conduction of gases and directly measured the electrical charge. He was a ...more

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Robert Fisk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Trinity College, Dublin Alumni
Journalist, Author, Writer
Robert Fisk is an English writer and journalist from Maidstone, Kent. He has been Middle East correspondent of The Independent for more than twenty years, primarily based in Beirut. Fisk holds ...more