Friends of The Grafton Barber

Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Una Ronan born 12 April 1994) is an Irish and American actress. Primarily noted for her work in period dramas since a teenager,[2] she is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, and has been nominated for three Academy Awards and four British Academy Film Awards.

Johnny Depp

John Christopher Depp II (born June 9, 1963)[1] is an American actor, producer and musician. He has been nominated for ten Golden Globe Awards, winning one for Best Actor for his performance of the title role in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2008) and has been nominated for three Academy Awards for Best Actor, among other accolades.

Collin Farrell

Colin James Farrell (/ˈfærəl/; born 31 May 1976)[1] is an Irish actor. Farrell appeared in the BBC drama Ballykissangel in 1998, made his film debut in the Tim Roth-directed drama The War Zone in 1999,[2] and was discovered by Hollywood when Joel Schumacher cast him as the lead in the war drama Tigerland in 2000.

Sir Michael Caine

Sir Michael Caine, CBE (/keɪn/; born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, 14 March 1933) is an English actor, producer and author. He has appeared in more than 130 films in a career spanning 70 years and is considered a British film icon.[2] Known for his cockney accent, Caine was born in South London.[3]

Jonathan Rhys-Meyer

Jonathan Rhys Meyers (born Jonathan Michael Francis O’Keeffe;[1] 27 July 1977) is an Irish actor. He is known for his roles in the films Velvet Goldmine (1998), Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Match Point (2005), Mission: Impossible III (2006) and his television roles as Elvis Presley in the biographical miniseries Elvis (2005)

Heath Ledger & Laurence Kinlan

Heath Andrew Ledger[a] (4 April 1979 – 22 January 2008)[1] was an Australian actor and music video director. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career.

WWE Superstar Sheamus

Stephen Farrelly (born 28 January 1978) is an Irish professional wrestler and actor currently signed to the American professional wrestling promotion WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Sheamus

President Michael D Higgins

Higgins is a politician, poet, sociologist, and broadcaster.[2] He served as a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Galway West constituency and was Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht from 1993 to 1997.[3] He was the President of the Labour Party from 2003 until 2011, when he resigned following his election as President of Ireland.

Dennis Hopper

Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist. He attended the Actors Studio, made his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared alongside James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), and Giant (1956). In the next ten years he made a name in television, and by the end of the 1960s had appeared in several films. Hopper also began a prolific and acclaimed photography career in the 1960s.[1]

James Nesbitt

William James Nesbitt, OBE (born 15 January 1965) is an actor and presenter from Northern Ireland. Born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Nesbitt grew up in the nearby village of Broughshane, before moving to Coleraine, County Londonderry. He wanted to become a teacher like his father, so he began a degree in French at the University of Ulster. He dropped out after a year when he decided to become an actor, and transferred to the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

Simon Delaney

Simon Delaney (born 2 September 1970) is an Irish actor, director and television presenter. He is known for appearances in a range of films and television series such as RTÉ’s comedy-drama Bachelors Walk and CBS’ legal drama The Good Wife, and in the films Zonad (2009), Delivery Man (2013), and The Conjuring 2 (2016). Delaney hosts the TV3 morning show Saturday AM.

Michael Flatley

Michael Ryan Flatley (born July 16, 1958) is an Irish-American former dancer, choreographer, and musician. He became internationally known for Irish dance shows Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Feet of Flames, and Celtic Tiger Live. Flatley’s shows have played to more than 60 million people in 60 countries and have grossed more than $1 billion

Charles Dance

Walter Charles Dance, OBE (born 10 October 1946) is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director. Some of his highest profile roles are Tywin Lannister in HBO’s Game of Thrones (2011–2015), Guy Perron in The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Sardo Numspa in The Golden Child (1986), Jonathan Clemens in Alien 3 (1992), Benedict in Last Action Hero (1993) and the Master Vampire in Dracula Untold (2014)

Bernard Dunne

Bernard Dunne (born 6 February 1980) is an Irish former professional boxer and a former WBA (Regular), and European Super Bantamweight champion.[1] On Saturday 21 March 2009, Dunne defeated Ricardo Cordoba in the 11th round to become the WBA (Regular) super bantamweight champion in a fight that won ESPN’s 2009 Fight of The Year

Dermot Bannon

Dermot Bannon is the leading voice in modern Irish architectural design. He has hosted the ‘Room to Improve’ TV series for eight seasons, and has helped transform the homes and lives of hundreds of clients. He lives in Drumcondra with his wife and three children.

Pat Kenny

Patrick Kenny (born 29 January 1948) is a veteran Irish broadcaster, who currently hosts the daily radio show The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk and the current affairs show Pat Kenny Tonight on TV3.

Prior to this, Kenny had a 41 year high-profile career at RTÉ, in which he was their highest paid presenter for several years. He presented radio show Today with Pat Kenny on RTÉ Radio 1 each weekday morning between 10:00 and midday until 2013