Oscar Fingal OFlahertie Wills Wilde Oscar Fingal OFlahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer and poet. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment, followed by his early death.
Jonathan Swift Jonathan Swift was an Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St. Patricks Cathedral, Dublin. Swift is probably the foremost prose satirist in the English language, and is less well known for his poetry. Swift originally published all of his works under pseudonyms or anonymously.
YeatsYeatss long and prosperouscareer was crowned in 1923 bythe Nobel Prize “for his alwaysinspired poetry, which in ahighly artistic form givesexpression to the spirit of awhole nation.” As a visionaryartist, Yeats presented his ratherambiguous views in all of hiswritings.
Paul David Hewson Paul David Hewson, known as Bono, is the voice of the singer and main songwriter of Irish rock band U2. It won a Grammy, received an Oscar nomination and is known worldwide for his work as activist committed to Africa.
Jonathan Rhys-Meyers Jonathan Michael Francis OKeeffe, also known as Jonathan Rhys-Meyers is an Irish actor won the Golden Globe.
Pierce Brosnan Pierce Brendan Brosnan is an Irish actor known for playing James Bond in four films. He was also co-star of the TV series Remington Steele, issued after 1986 by RTVE, TV3 in 1999.
ConclusionWe did not think that thereshould be many celebrities ofIrish origin, but there are allkinds. Both writers as poets,actors, among others.
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