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Mairead Ronan

It's The List You Didn't Know You Needed: Ireland's National Treasures By County!

Orla Ormond
Orla Ormond

3:49 PM - 7 Jul 2020



'National Treasure' isn't a term we don't bestow on just anyone, but we do have a good few people who deserve the title!

Today Mairead asked you to tell her who is the national treasure from your county, and here they are in all their glory:

ANTRIM: Liam Neeson

ARMAGH: Rory Best

CARLOW: Saoirse Ronan

CAVAN: Nevin Maguire

CLARE: Marty Morrissey

CORK: Roy Keane, Cillian Murphy, Sonia O’Sullivan, Niall Tóibín

DERRY: Paul McLoone, Nadine Coyle, Dana

DONEGAL: Packie Bonner, Daniel O'Donnell & Majella O'Donnell

DOWN: Gary Lightbody, Rory McIlroy, Jamie Dornan

DUBLIN: Dustin, Brian O'Driscoll, Bono

FERMANAGH: Adrian Dunbar, Neil Hannon

GALWAY: Michael D. Higgins

KERRY: Mícheál Ó'Muircheartaigh, Fungi

KILDARE: Christy Moore, Aisling Bea

KILKENNY: Henry Shefflin, Brian Cody

LAOIS: Noel Fitzpatrick

LEITRIM: Michael Harding (born and bred in Cavan but lives in Leitrim so we're claiming him!)

LIMERICK: Dr Tony Holohan, Blindboy, J.P McManus, The Cranberries, Richard Harris

LONGFORD: Maura Higgins, Albert Reynolds, Declan Nerney

LOUTH: Rob Kearney

MAYO: Mary Robinson

MEATH: Mr Tayto, Pierce Brosnan, Tommy Tiernan, Hector, Sharon Horgan

MONAGHAN: Tommy Bowe, Ardal O'Hanlon, Barry McGuigan

OFFALY: Shane Lowry

ROSCOMMON: Chris O’Dowd

SLIGO: Westlife, Normal People (the entire cast of the book/tv show!)

TIPPERARY: Pat Shortt, Frank Patterson, Adi Roche

TYRONE: Mickey Harte, Paul Brady

WATERFORD: Niamh Briggs, Seán Kelly, Gilbert O'Sullivan

WESTMEATH: Niall Horan, Joe Dolan

WEXFORD: Anne Doyle, Lee Chin, Gordon D'Arcy

WICKLOW: Hozier, Katie Taylor, Dara O’Briain

Tune in to Mairead Ronan weekdays from 12pm.



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