Who made the top list this year when it came to Irish and Irish Americans?
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Longtime Irish resident became officially the greatest Oscar winner ever and fought for a hospice in his hometown in Wicklow.
2. Megyn Kelly:
New Fox anchor is the face of Fox for the long-term future. Sure, she think Jesus was white, but so was Martin Luther. She’ll overcome that gaffe. Bill O’Reilly’s successor.
3. Jimmy Fallon:
Shortly facing into taking over from Jay Len, the new king of Late Night is widely liked and popular.
4. Joe Biden:
Vice President takes a licking and keeps on ticking and if Hillary slips up he could move up a notch.
5. Maureen Dowd:
New York Times columnist continues to afflict the comfortable the way only she can.
6. George Clooney:
Will he /won’t he get married etc but besides all that idle gossip this Irish American star urned in a spectacular performance with Sandra Bullock in “Gravity”.
7. Doris Kearns Goodwin:
Her Lincoln biography got turned into an Oscar smash with Daniel Day-Lewis and her new book on Roosevelt is even better.
8. Michael Fassbender:
The “now” actor in Hollywood from County Kerry via Germany is tipped to be an Oscar winner in 2014 for “12 Years A Slave”.
9. Paul Ryan:
Republican congressman made the budget deal and talked sense to the GOP.
Gave meaning to Mandela’s passing in superb CNN interview. Still the go-to guy when it comes to Irish celebrity.