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Top 100 Irish Australians revealed

ire120809p01The Irish Echo newspaper has revealed the Top 100 Irish Australians of all time.

Drawn from all periods of Australian history since the arrival of the First Fleet, the list showcases the contribution Irish migrants and their descendants have made to this country.
The Top 100 includes 50 entries from New South Wales, 26 from Victoria, ten from Queensland, nine from Western Australia, three from South Australia and two from Tasmania.
The list includes Prime Ministers, Governors General, State Premiers and Archbishops as well as the odd bushranger. Inspirational Irish Australian characters from the worlds of music, film, exploration, business, the law, sport, philanthropy and medicine are also profiled.
The printed edition – which includes full details on all of the entries as well as our top 10 Irish Australian moments of the last 20 years – goes on sale today (Wednesday) from newsagents. To subscribe, call (02) 9555 9199.
Here’s the full list, in alphabetical order:
Mary Kate Barlow
Redmond Barry
Daisy Bates
Richard Bourke
Louis Brennan
Nathaniel Buchanan
Vincent Buckley
John Joseph Cahill
Arthur Calwell
Kev Carmody
Ben Chifley
Steve Cooney
Frank Costigan
David Cremin
John Curtin
Les Darcy
William Deane
Dan Deniehy
Charles Gavan Duffy
James Duhig
Eliza Dunlop
Myles Dunphy
Elizabeth Durack
Fanny Durack
Mary Durack
Patsy Durack
Kate Dwyer
Michael Dwyer
John Fahey
Mick Fanning
John Fihelly
Nicholas Fitzgerald
Errol Flynn
Mark Foy
Ursula Frayne
Lisa Gerrard
Francis Gillen
Anne Greene
Paddy Hannan
Patrick Hartigan
Mary Healy
Edmond Hogan
John F Hogan
Morgan Jageurs
Patrick Johnson
Trent Johnstone
Alan Joyce
Paul Keating
Ned Kelly
Tom Keneally
Tadhg Kennelly
Nicole Kidman
Marion Knowles
Peter Lalor
Damien Leith
Joseph Lyons
Oliver MacDonagh
Hugh Mahon
Daniel Mannix
James Martin
Samuel McCaughey
Isabella McDonagh
Paul McGeough
James Meehan
Dan Minogue
Herbert Moran
Patrick Moran
John Moriarty
Kerry Murphy
Marie Narelle
Doc Neeson
Lucas Neill
Sidney Nolan
CY O’Connor
Bernard O’Dowd
Patrick O’Farrell
Robert O’Hara-Burke
Cornelius O’Leary
Paddy O’Neill
Bill O’Reilly
Maurice O’Reilly
Maurice O’Shea
Paul O’Sullivan
John Hubert Plunkett
George Prendergast
Tom Power
James Quinn
Kevin Rudd
Michael  Savage
Ursula Stephens
Henry Stoker
Jim Stynes
John Therry
John / James Toohey
Robert Torrens
PL Travers
Patrick Treacy
William Charles Wentworth
John Worrall


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