Ireland is known as the home for many famous people who have achieved great things and become not only national idols but renowned throughout the world. From sporting legends like Christy Ring, to famous poets such as WB Yeats, Ireland is the home and birth place to many historical figures of interest.

If you are curious about finding out more about some of Ireland’s most famous faces before your next Ireland vacation, than below is some information on just a few historical Irish people of interest:

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