Age can not wither them, or can it? Irish screen hunks Gabriel Byrne, Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan are all now what's know as men of a certain age. The question is, are they improving with it like a fine wine - or is time catching up?
This week the US celebrity website zap2it.com complied their list of the best looking men in the movies, and will you be surprised to learn it features such leading Irish men as Colin Farrell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Michael Fassbender on the shortlist?
What's surprising is how many older male starts have still got it. Pierce Brosnan, 58, Gabriel Byrne, 61, and Liam Neeson, 59, are getting up there but still considered among the best looking men in film.
An unlikely pick for the world's sexiest man includes U2 front man Bono, who's doesn't usually make the running in the heartthrob stakes.
The Irish Independent also reveals that honorary Irish man Daniel Day-Lewis is also on the hotlist, as is fellow Oscar winner and sharp dresser singer Glen Hansard of Once fame.
So which of these intriguing Irishmen is your type?
Raise a glass to Robert Emmet, the Irish rebel leader executed on this day in 1803