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Famous Living Laois People
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Famous Living Laois People

Had 2 more interns due to school strike ūüėČ and they came up with this list of famous living Laois people. Please add to list by commenting below. Thanks.
Eoghan Masterson – Profesional rugby player (Connacht). Born in Portlaoise.
Brian Rigney – Professional rugby player (Ireland and Leinster). Born in Portlaoise.
Stephen Hunt – Professional soccer player (Brentford, Crystal Palace, Reading, Hull City, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Coventry City and Ireland). Born in Portarlington.
Evelyn Cusack – Deputy Head of Forecasting at Met √Čireann, Secretary of the Irish Meteorological Society, and a well known RT√Č weather presenter. Born in Clonaslee.
Claire Byrne – Journalist, presenter and newsreader with RTE. Born in Mountrath.
Darina Allen – Chef, food writer and TV personality. Born in Cullohill.

Darina Allen pictured here at Ballymaloe's 50th Anniversary Photo credit www.irishexaminer.com

Darina Allen pictured here at Ballymaloe’s 50th Anniversary Photo credit www.irishexaminer.com


Bernard O’Shea – Comedian. Born in Durrow
Brian Stanley – Politician with Sinn Fein. Born in Borris-In-Ossory.
Robert Sheehan – Actor starring in TV shows ‘Misfits’ and ‘Love/Hate’. Born in Portlaoise.
Charlie Flanagan – Politician with Fine Gael. Born in Mountmellick.
Justin Treacy – Sports presenter with RTE. Born in Emo.

For a list of deceased famous Laois People please click here.