19 Celebrities Who Are Proud of Their Irish Heritage (PHOTOS)


No need to wait for St. Patrick's Day to applaud these most dazzling celebrities, all of whom have ancestral ties to the Emerald Isle, which they consider integral to their cultural and ethnic identities. 


From Colin Farrell, who wears his Irish roots like a badge of honor, to Saoirse Ronan, who has worn green to major awards ceremonies as a tribute to Ireland, and Daniel Day-Lewis and Bono, who have explored the real-life experiences of their countrymen via film and music, these Celtic cuties shamrock our world.


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