OK! GALLERY: When the Eyes of Irish Stars Are Smiling...

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Mar. 17 2010, Published 5:42 a.m. ET

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As we go about our day with the wearing of the green and raise a toast to St. Patrick's day today, let's not forget all those born-and-bred Irish stars who came from the land of shamrocks to entertain audiences around the world. OK! has a few favorite, smiling Irish eyes we'd like to celebrate today — from actors like Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell and Saoirse Ronan to musicians like Bono, Glen Hansard and Dolores O'Riordan. Check out our gallery of our favorite Irish stars, and have a happy St. Patrick's Day!

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While Liam Neeson is Irish, he'll show up next in the new Clash of the Titans as the Greek god Zeus!

Two of the stars on our list — Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson — starred together in In Bruges. Meanwhile, both Colin and Colm Meaney have appeared alongside Tom Cruise: Colin in Minority Report and Colm in Irish-themed movie, Far and Away, which also co-starred Nicole Kidman.

Check out the gallery for more Irish star trivia!


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