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People

  • Bagatelle Irish Rock Band, Scribed songs like "Summer in Dublin", shared the stage with artists like Bob Marley, Phil Coulter etc.
  • Brendan O'Dowda (1925–2002), Irish tenor who popularised the songs of Percy French.
  • Cathy Maguire, singer-songwriter. Currently lives in the United States.
  • Dawn Martin, Singer who represented Ireland in the 1998 Eurovision concert finishing 9th.
  • Dermot Ahern, local solicitor and Fianna Fáil party politician. Formerly Ireland's Minister for Justice.
  • Dorothy Macardle (1889–1960), revolutionary, author and playwright.
  • Francis Leopold McClintock, arctic explorer, discoverer of the fate of Franklin.
  • John Moore, film director, producer, and writer.
  • John Phillip Holland, Inventor of the submarine, worked as a teacher in Colaiste Ris, Dundalk.
  • Liam Reilly, singer who represented Ireland in the 1990 Eurovision Song Contest finishing 2nd and singer in the group Bagatelle.
  • Nicholas Callan, scientist who made the first induction coil went to primary school here.
  • Paddy Clarke, President (2009-2010) Irish Professional Photographers Association (IPPA).
  • Patrick McDonnell, actor in Naked Camera and Father Ted.
  • Peter Rice (1935-1992). Noted engineer, worked on the Sydney Opera House, Louvre Pyramid and Centre Pompidou as well as numerous other world famous buildings.
  • Rob Kearney Rugby player, current player for both Leinster and Ireland.
  • Steve Staunton, former football player and former Republic of Ireland national football team manager.
  • The Corrs, Celtic folk rock group and family, born and raised in Dundalk.
  • Thomas Coulter, (1793-1843) botanist and doctor.
  • Tom Sharkey, (1873–1953) Heavyweight boxer.
  • Tommy Byrne, Former Formula 1 racing driver.
  • Tommy Traynor, (1933–2006) former footballer, Republic of Ireland national football team and Southampton FC left-back.
  • The Flaws Indie Rock Band.
  • Henry McShane, Emigrated to the United States founded the McShane Bell Foundry and named the rail depot and subsequently the town Dundalk, Maryland after his home town in the 19th Century.

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