In Honor Of St. Patrick’s Day, 5 Awesome Irish Celebs

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In between enjoying green eggs and ham and eating Irish soda bread today, take a minute to be thankful to the country of Ireland—not for this awesome holiday, but rather for these five celebs.

From an Oscar winner to a super famous singer, Ireland has produced some awesome talent.  See the five celebs below:


1. Colin Farrell

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Farrell was born in Dublin, and has some serious country pride. He’s said of being Irish, “Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.”


2. Michael Fassbender


Although the handsome X-Men star was born in Germany, he moved to Killarney when he was two-years-old.


3. Bono


The U2 front man and philanthropist was born and raised in Dublin. Think he ever ran into Farrell?!


4. Liam Neeson


The Oscar winner and Non-Stop star hails from County Antrim in Northern Ireland.


5. Roma Downey


The Bible and Son of God star was born in Derry, Northern Ireland.


Who is your favorite Irish celeb?


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