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

Items include everything from Gabriel Byrne to Brendan Gleeson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin?” and “Which celebrities are University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin alumni?”
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Gabriel Byrne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Cook, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Gabriel James Byrne is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's ...more
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Brendan Gleeson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Actor, Voice acting, Teacher
Brendan Gleeson is an Irish actor. His best-known performances include supporting roles in films such as Braveheart, Gangs of New York, 28 Days Later, Troy, and the Harry Potter films and ...more
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James Joyce is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century. Joyce is best known ...more
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Colm Tóibín is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Poet, Journalist, Novelist
Colm Tóibín is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic and poet. Tóibín is currently Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor ...more
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Dara Ó Briain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter
Dara Ó Briain is an Irish comedian and television presenter, noted for hosting topical panel shows such as The Panel, Mock the Week, Dara Ó Briain: School of Hard Sums and The ...more
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Tonie Walsh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Journalist, Cultural Historian
Tonie Walsh in Dublin, Ireland, is an LGBT rights activist, journalist, disc jockey and founder of Irish Queer Archive.
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Ali Hewson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Activist, Businessperson, Film Producer
Alison "Ali" Hewson is an Irish activist and businesswoman. She is the wife of singer and musician Paul Hewson, known as Bono, from the rock group U2. Raised in Raheny, she met her ...more
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David J. O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Businessperson
David J. O'Reilly has been chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Chevron since January 2000.
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Emma Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Historian, Novelist, Author
Emma Donoghue is an Irish-born playwright, literary historian and novelist now living in Canada. Her 2010 novel Room was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and an international best-seller. ...more
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Joe Higgins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Politician
Joe Higgins is an Irish Socialist Party politician. In the 2011 general election he was elected to Dáil Éireann as Teachta Dála for the Dublin West constituency, having ...more
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Dermot Morgan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Comedian, Actor
Dermot John Morgan was an Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international renown for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted.
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John Montague is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Poet
John Montague is an Irish poet. He was born in New York and brought up in Tyrone. He has published a number of volumes of poetry, two collections of short stories and two volumes of memoir. He ...more
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Niall O'Higgins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Software Engineer
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Ryan Tubridy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Television presenter, Talk show host, Radio Broadcaster
Ryan Tubridy, nicknamed "Tubs", is an Irish broadcaster, a presenter of live shows on radio and television in Ireland. Only in his forties, he is one of the youngest presenters on ...more
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Claire Byrne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Television presenter, Journalist
Claire Byrne, born 11 August 1975, in Mountrath, County Laois, is an Irish journalist, presenter and newsreader, best known for co-presenting RTÉ's The Daily Show from September 2010 to ...more
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Michael McDowell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Politician, Barrister, Lawyer
Michael McDowell is a Senior Counsel in the Bar Council of Ireland and a former politician. A grandson of Irish revolutionary Eoin MacNeill, McDowell was a founding member of the Progressive ...more
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Jim Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Jim Sheridan is an Irish film director. A six-time Academy Award nominee, Sheridan is perhaps best known for his films My Left Foot, In the Name of the Father, The Field and In America.
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Dermot Ahern is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Solicitor
Dermot Christopher Ahern is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was a Teachta Dála for the Louth constituency from 1987 to 2011. He also served as Minister for Social, ...more
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Brian O'Driscoll is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Rugby Player, Athlete
Brian Gerald O'Driscoll is an Irish former professional rugby union player. Registered at University College Dublin R.F.C., he played at outside centre for the Irish provincial team Leinster and ...more
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Miriam O'Callaghan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Television presenter, Talk show host, Television producer
Miriam O'Callaghan is a television producer.
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Damien Leith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Chemist, Musician, Singer-songwriter
Damien Leo Leith is an Irish-Australian singer–songwriter. He was the winner of the Network Ten music contest Australian Idol 2006. He was born in Ireland and now lives in Australia with his ...more
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Neil Jordan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Novelist
Neil Patrick Jordan is an Irish film director, screenwriter and novelist. He won an Academy Award for The Crying Game. He also won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International ...more
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John Bruton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Politician, Barrister
John Gerard Bruton is an Irish politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland from 1994 to 1997. A minister under two taoisigh, Liam Cosgrave and Garret FitzGerald, Bruton held a number of the ...more
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Seán MacBride is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Politician, Barrister
Seán MacBride was an Irish government minister, a prominent international politician and a former Chief of Staff of the IRA. Rising from a domestic Irish political career, he founded or ...more
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Cyril Cusack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University College Dublin - National University Of Ireland, Dublin Alumni
Actor
Cyril Cusack was an actor.