25 Notable alumni of
Dublin City University

Dublin City University is 1136th in the world, 383rd in Europe, and 5th in Ireland by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 25 notable alumni from Dublin City University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Laura Whitmore

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    Laura Whitmore
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    television presenter
    Biography

    Laura Whitmore is an Irish television presenter, model and actress. She is known for presenting I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Now! and Survival of the Fittest. In January 2020, she began presenting Love Island and its spinoff series Love Island: Aftersun. In September 2020, she replaced Mel B as a team captain on Celebrity Juice.

  2. John Connolly

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    John Connolly
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    writerjournalistnovelistscreenwriter
    Biography

    John Connolly is an Irish writer who is best known for his series of novels starring private detective Charlie Parker.

  3. Jamie Heaslip

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    Jamie Heaslip
    Born in
    Israel Flag Israel
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    James Peter Richard Heaslip is an Irish rugby union former player who played for Leinster and Ireland. He played as a number 8. Heaslip earned 95 caps for Ireland during his international career from 2006 to 2017, making him one of the most capped players in Irish national team history.

  4. Helen McEntee

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    Helen McEntee
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Helen McEntee is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as Minister for Justice from June 2020 to April 2021. She is now a minister without portfolio during a period of maternity leave, and is expected to be reassigned to the Department of Justice in November 2021. She has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Meath East constituency since 2013. She previously served as Minister of State for European Affairs from 2017 to 2020 and Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People from 2016 to 2017.

  5. Clare Daly

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    Clare Daly
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politicianpeace activist
    Biography

    Clare Daly is an Irish politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Ireland for the Dublin constituency since July 2019. She is a member of Independents 4 Change, part of the The Left in the European Parliament – GUE/NGL. She served as a Teachta Dála (TD) from 2011 to 2019.

  6. Stephen Cluxton

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    Stephen Cluxton
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    Gaelic football playerassociation football playerteacher
    Biography

    Stephen Cluxton is an Irish Gaelic footballer who plays as a goalkeeper at senior level for the Dublin county team, which he captains.

  7. Seán Ó Fearghaíl

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    Seán Ó Fearghaíl
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianfarmer
    Biography

    Seán Ó Fearghaíl is an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who has served as the Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann since March 2016. He has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare South constituency since 2002. He was a Senator for the Agricultural Panel from 2000 to 2002.

  8. Neil Delamere

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    Neil Delamere
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    comedian
    Biography

    Neil Delamere is an Irish comedian. He is a regular on the BBC Northern Ireland television show The Blame Game.

  9. Catherine Murphy

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    Catherine Murphy
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Catherine Murphy is an Irish Social Democrats politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Kildare North constituency since the 2011 general election, and previously from 2005 to 2007. She has been the joint Leader of the Social Democrats since July 2015.

  10. Donna Traynor

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    Donna Traynor
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Donna Traynor is a journalist in Northern Ireland. Born in Lisburn, she is the main female anchor of BBC Newsline.

  11. Bernard Jackman

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    Bernard Jackman
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Bernard Jackman is an Irish former rugby union player who played for Connacht, Leinster and Sale Sharks. At international level, he has also played for Ireland. He released his autobiography, Blue Blood in 2011. He was dismissed as the head coach of Welsh Pro14 side the Dragons in December 2018. Jackman is the current head coach of Bective Rangers FC.

  12. Samantha Barry

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    Samantha Barry
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Samantha Barry is the current editor in chief for Glamour magazine.

  13. Sarah Rowe

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    Sarah Rowe
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    Australian rules football player
    Biography

    Sarah Rowe is a dual code sportswoman and a former Republic of Ireland women's association football international. In addition to association football, Rowe has also played two other football codes at a senior level. She has played ladies' Gaelic football for Mayo and women's Australian rules football for Collingwood in the AFLW. At club level, Rowe has played association football for Castlebar Celtic, Raheny United and Shelbourne Ladies in the Women's National League. Rowe was a member of the Republic of Ireland U19 team that won their group at the 2014 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship and qualified for the semi-finals. In 2016 she was also a member of the Shelbourne Ladies team that won a Women's National League/FAI Women's Cup double.

  14. Noel Rock

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    Noel Rock
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Noel Rock is a former Irish Fine Gael politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin North-West constituency from 2016 to 2020. He previously served as Chair of the Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government from 2019 to 2020.

  15. David Robert Grimes

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    David Robert Grimes
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    David Robert Grimes is an Irish science writer with professional training in physics and cancer biology, who contributes to several media outlets on questions of science and society. He has a diverse range of research interests, and is a vocal advocate for increased public understanding of science. He was the 2014 recipient of the Sense About Science/Nature Maddox Prize for "Standing up for Science in the face of Adversity".

  16. Alan Farrell

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    Alan Farrell
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alan Farrell is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Fingal constituency since 2016, and previously from 2011 to 2016 for the Dublin North constituency. He previously served as Chair of the Committee on Children and Youth Affairs from 2016 to 2020.

  17. Lorraine Twohill

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    Lorraine Twohill
    Biography

    Lorraine Twohill is an Irish marketer who is the CMO of Google.

  18. Philip Moriarty

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    Philip Moriarty
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Enrolled in Dublin City University
    1990-1993 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    physicistresearcher
    Biography

    Philip Moriarty is an Irish physicist and professor of physics at the University of Nottingham. He is known for his work on nanostructures and his collaboration with Brady Haran on the YouTube video series Sixty Symbols.

  19. Kathryn Reilly

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    Kathryn Reilly
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kathryn Reilly is an Irish Sinn Féin politician and former member of Seanad Éireann.

  20. Paddy Burke

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    Paddy Burke
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Paddy Burke is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as a Senator for the Agricultural Panel since 1993. He previously served as Cathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann from 2011 to 2016 and Leas-Chathaoirleach of Seanad Éireann from 2002 to 2011.

  21. Cathal Gurrin

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    Cathal Gurrin
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Cathal Gurrin is a lifelogger and lecturer at the School of Computing, at Dublin City University, a visiting researcher at the University of Tromsø, a visiting scholar at the University of Tsukuba, the director of the Human Media Archives research group and a Funded Investigator in the Insight Centre for Data Analytics

  22. Úna-Minh Kavanagh

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    Úna-Minh Kavanagh
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Úna-Minh Kavanagh, is an Irish travel writer, journalist, and social media manager.

  23. Tadhg Cooke

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    Tadhg Cooke
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Tadhg Cooke is an Irish musician, also known by his stage name "Tiger Cooke".

  24. Ruairí Ó Murchú

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    Ruairí Ó Murchú
    Born in
    Ireland Flag Ireland
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ruairí Ó Murchú is an Irish Sinn Féin politician who has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Louth constituency since the 2020 general election.

  25. Donal Hughes

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    Donal Hughes
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Dr. Donal Hughes is a well-known Irish sports broadcaster, influencer and athlete. Although qualified with a Ph.D. chemistry and biology, Hughes turned a hobby as a golf writer into a successful alternative career firstly as the golfing “SpinDoctor” with the Irish Examiner and since as head of the popular satirical golf website GolfCentralDaily.com. He also curates social media and works as an influencer for sports companies involved in Golf, Gaelic Football and Triathlon and is the chief equipment reviewer with Golfbidder, with over 9.6 million views on his videos as of late 2020 on YouTube.