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List of famous alumni from University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork 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 University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork.

Items here include everything from Cillian Murphy to Graham Norton.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork?” and “Which celebrities are University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork alumni?”

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Cillian Murphy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Cillian Murphy Musician, Actor Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor of stage and screen. Since making his debut in his home country in the late 1990s, Murphy has also become a presence in British and American cinema—noted by ...more

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Graham Norton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Graham Norton Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Graham William Walker, better known by the stage name Graham Norton, is an Irish television and radio presenter, comedian, and actor. He is the host of comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show. ...more

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Fiona Shaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Fiona Shaw Theatre Director, Opera Director, Actor Fiona Mary Shaw, CBE is an Irish actress and theatre and opera director known for her role as Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter films and her role portraying Marnie Stonebrook in the HBO ...more

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Anne Condon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Anne Condon Computer scientist Anne Elizabeth Condon is an Irish-Canadian computer scientist, professor, and head of the UBC Computer Science Department. Her research focuses on computational complexity theory, DNA computing, ...more

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Jack Lynch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Jack Lynch Barrister John Mary "Jack" Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland, serving two terms in office; from 1966 to 1973 and 1977 to 1979. Lynch was first elected to Dáil Éireann as a Teachta ...more

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Patrick Parfrey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Patrick Parfrey Physician Patrick Parfrey, OC is a Canadian physician, specialized as nephrologist and epidemiologist. Parfrey is an internationally known scientist and clinical epidemiologist. In addition, he has ...more

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Micheál Martin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Micheál Martin Teacher Micheál Martin is an Irish politician who has been leader of Fianna Fáil since January 2011. He is a Teachta Dála for the Cork South–Central constituency. Prior to becoming ...more

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Ronan O'Gara is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Ronan O'Gara Ronan John Ross O'Gara is an Irish former rugby union player, who played fly-half for both Ireland and Munster. He is Ireland's second most-capped player behind Brian O'Driscoll and the fourth ...more

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Brendan O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Brendan O'Connor Journalist 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 ...more

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Frank Murphy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Frank Murphy Frank Murphy is a professional rugby union player from Ireland. His primary position is at scrum-half. Murphy most recently played professionally for Irish provincial side Connacht Rugby in the ...more

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Seán Ó Tuama is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Seán Ó Tuama Poet, Playwright Seán Ó Tuama was an Irish poet, playwright and academic.

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Jerry Flannery is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Jerry Flannery Jeremiah Paul "Jerry" Flannery is a former Irish rugby union player who played for Munster and Ireland. He played as a Hooker. Flannery retired in March 2012 due to injury problems and ...more

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Phil Hogan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Phil Hogan Politician Phil Hogan is an Irish Fine Gael politician, and has been the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development since November 2014. He was a Teachta Dála for the ...more

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Andrew Trimble is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Andrew Trimble Andrew Trimble is an Irish rugby union player from Coleraine, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK. Trimble currently plays club rugby for Ulster and represents Ireland at international

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Stephen D O'Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Stephen D O'Driscoll Professor Stephen O'Driscoll is Assistant Professor at UC Davis. He was a graduate student at Stanford University. Professor O’Driscoll develops analog, RF and mixed-signal integrated circuits for medical ...more

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Bernard Allen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Bernard Allen Politician Bernard Allen is a former Irish Fine Gael politician. He served as a Teachta Dála for the Cork North–Central constituency from 1981 to 2011. Allen was born in Cork city. He was educated ...more

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Des Bishop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Des Bishop Comedian Desmond "Des" Bishop is an Irish-American comedian. He was brought up in New York and is now primarily based in Ireland.

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Seán Ó Riada is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Seán Ó Riada Composer Seán Ó Riada, was a composer and perhaps the single most influential figure in the revival of Irish traditional music during the 1960s. He became a household figure in Ireland ...more

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Batt O'Keeffe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Batt O'Keeffe Bartholomew "Batt" O'Keeffe is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as a Teachta Dála and Senator from 1987 to 2011. He also served as Minister for Education ...more

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David Stanton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
David Stanton Politician David Stanton is an Irish Fine Gael politician. He has been a Teachta Dála for Cork East since 1997. Stanton was born in County Cork. He was educated at St. Colman's Vocational School, ...more

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Deirdre Clune is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Deirdre Clune Politician Deirdre Clune is an Irish Fine Gael politician and Member of the European Parliament for the South constituency since May 2014. She was previously a member of Seanad Éireann from 2011 to ...more

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John O'Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
John O'Donoghue Politician John O'Donoghue is an Irish former Fianna Fáil politician. He was a Teachta Dála for the Kerry South constituency from 1987 to 2011. He is a former Ceann Comhairle of Dáil ...more

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Eoghan Harris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Eoghan Harris Journalist Eoghan Harris is an Irish journalist, fiction writer, director, columnist and politician. He currently writes for the Sunday Independent. He was a member of Seanad Éireann from 2007–11, ...more

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Liam Ó Murchú is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Liam Ó Murchú Liam Ó Murchú is a former Irish television broadcaster, who worked with the national station Radio Telefís Éireann. Liam Ó Murchú was born in Blarney ...more

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Simon Coveney is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Simon Coveney Spokesperson, Politician Simon Coveney is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as a Teachta Dála for Cork South–Central since 1998. In March 2011 he became Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine in ...more

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Michael Creed is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Michael Creed Politician Michael Creed is an Irish Fine Gael politician and has been a Teachta Dála for the Cork North–West constituency since 2007. Creed was first elected to Dáil Éireann at the ...more

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Tom Hayes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Tom Hayes Politician Tom Hayes is an Irish Fine Gael politician and farmer. He is a Teachta Dála for the Tipperary South constituency. He was elected in 1997 to the 21st Seanad Éireann on the ...more

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Alan Kelly is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Alan Kelly Politician Alan Kelly is an Irish Labour Party politician and the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government. He is a Teachta Dála for Tipperary North having been elected at the ...more

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Brian Crowley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Brian Crowley Politician Brian Crowley is an Irish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the South constituency. He sits as an independent MEP after he was expelled from the Fianna Fáil ...more

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Jan O'Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Jan O'Sullivan Politician Jan O'Sullivan is an Irish Labour Party politician. She is a Teachta Dála for Limerick City constituency, and the Minister for Education and Skills.

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Ned O'Keeffe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Ned O'Keeffe Politician Edward "Ned" O'Keeffe is an Irish former Fianna Fáil politician. He served as a Teachta Dála for the Cork East constituency from 1982 to 2011.

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Ciarán Lynch is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Ciarán Lynch Politician Ciarán Lynch is an Irish Labour Party politician. He has been a Teachta Dála for the Cork South–Central constituency since 2007. He was educated at University College Cork, ...more

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Dan Neville is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Dan Neville Politician Dan Neville is an Irish Fine Gael politician. He is a Teachta Dála for the Limerick constituency. He previously represented the Limerick West constituency. He was a member of Limerick ...more

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John Deasy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
John Deasy Politician John Deasy is an Irish Fine Gael politician. He is a Teachta Dála for the Waterford constituency since 2002.

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Donnacha Ryan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Donnacha Ryan Donnacha Ryan is an Irish rugby union player for Munster in the Pro 12 and European Rugby Champions Cup.

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Robert Gibbings is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Robert Gibbings Writer Robert Gibbings was an Irish artist and author who was most noted for his work as a wood engraver and sculptor, and for his books on travel and natural history. Along with Noel Rooke he was one ...more

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Peter Power is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Peter Power Peter Power is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was a Teachta Dála for the Limerick East constituency from 2002 to 2011, and served as Minister of State for Overseas ...more

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Denis Naughten is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Denis Naughten Politician Denis Naughten is an Irish politician. He is a Teachta Dála for the Roscommon–South Leitrim constituency. He sits as an independent TD, having lost the Fine Gael parliamentary party whip

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John Spillane is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
John Spillane Songwriter, Singer John Spillane is a singer-songwriter from Cork, Ireland. He graduated from University College Cork with a degree in Irish and in English.

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Mattie McGrath is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Mattie McGrath Mattie McGrath is an Irish politician. He is a Teachta Dála for the Tipperary South constituency. He was elected as a Fianna Fáil TD at the 2007 general election.

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William Wall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
William Wall Poet, Novelist, Writer William "Bill" Wall is an Irish novelist, poet and short story writer. He was born in Cork City in 1955, but grew up in the coastal village of Whitegate. He received his secondary ...more

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Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill Writer Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill is an Irish poet. Born in Lancashire, England in 1952, of Irish parents, she moved to Ireland at the age of 5, and was brought up in the Dingle Gaeltacht and in ...more

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John Crowley is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
John Crowley Television director, Theatre Director, Film Director John Crowley is an Irish television, theatre and film director. He is perhaps best known for his feature film debut Intermission.

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John Kelly is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
John Kelly John "Rags" Kelly is a retired Irish rugby union footballer. He played for Munster in the Celtic League and the Heineken Cup, and played for Cork Constitution in the All Ireland

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Paul Wallace is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Paul Wallace Rugby Player, Presenter Paul Stephen Wallace is a former Irish rugby union player who played tight head prop for Ireland and the British and Irish Lions. Paul currently works for Sky Sports as a rugby pundit and is ...more

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Patrick Kelly is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Patrick Kelly Patrick Michael Kelly was an Irish soldier, farmer and politician. He was a member of the Irish Free State Oireachtas as a Teachta Dála for the Clare constituency from 1927 to 1932.

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Rasul Jan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Rasul Jan Muhammad Rasul Jan is a Pakistani chemist in the field of Analytical Chemistry. He served as Vice-Chancellor of University of Malakand from 14 April 2008 till 1 October 2012. Presently he is ...more

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John Meyler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
John Meyler Coach, Footballer, Teacher John Meyler is an Irish former hurler and Gaelic footballer who played in various positions for the Wexford and Cork senior hurling teams. Meyler's inter-county career began in 1973 as a member ...more

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Ian Nagle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
Ian Nagle Ian William Nagle is an Irish professional rugby union player. His position is in the Second Row. He plays his club rugby with Cork Constitution.

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John Jordan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University College Cork - National University Of Ireland, Cork Alumni
John Jordan Diplomat Sir John Newell Jordan GCMG GCIE KCB PC was a British diplomat.