Behold, the Hottest Irish Men in Hollywood

Behold, the Hottest Irish Men in Hollywood
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Some people celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day by consuming beer and whiskey—valid, we’ll admit—but why not honor March 17 by consuming some eye candy instead?

In case you’re unaware, the Emerald Isle is known for its remarkably good-looking, rugged men, many of which have risen to become serious actors and bona fide movie stars.

Here, our 13 favorite Irish hotties. Go ahead, ogle—you won’t regret it in the morning.

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Jamie Dornan
Age: 33
Best known for: Playing S&M–loving hottie Christian Grey in the 2015 big-screen adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey."

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Aidan Turner
Age: 32
Best known for: His role as Kíli in all three parts of "The Hobbit." 

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Chris O'Dowd
Age: 36
Best known for: Several television series in the UK and comedies like "Bridesmaids" and "This Is 40" in the US.

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Cillian Murphy
Age: 39
Best known for: Being a prolific character actor and appearing in films such as "The Dark Knight Rises," "Inception," and "28 Days Later."

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Colin Farell
Age: 39
Best known for: Arguably being one of Ireland's hottest and most successful actors, having appeared in dozens of movies—both blockbuster and indie—and most recently having starred in Season 2 of "True Detective."

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Colin O'Donoghue
Age: 35
Best known for: Portraying Captain Killian "Hook" Jones on the ABC show "Once Upon a Time."

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Jonathan Rhys Myers
Age: 38
Best known for: Roles in films "Mission Impossible III," "Bend It Like Beckham," and "Match Point," and television roles as Elvis Presley in the miniseries "Elvis," which bagged him a Golden Globe, and as King Henry VIII in Showtime's historical drama "The Tudors." He's also been the face of several Hugo Boss fragrances campaigns.

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Michael Fassbender
Age: 38
Best known for: Roles in a variety of large films, including "Shame," "Inglourious Basterds," "12 Years a Slave," and "Steve Jobs."

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Pierce Brosnan
Age: 62
Best known for: Dozens of successful films including "The Thomas Crown Affair" and playing the title role in four "James Bond" movies.

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Timothy V. Murphy
Age: 55
Best known for: Being a prolific character actor and appearing in a number of TV series including "True Detective," "Sons of Anarchy," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "Alias," and Criminal Minds.

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Liam Neeson
Age: 63
Best known for: Being a giant movie star, appearing in dozens of films, and snagging an Oscar. 

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Damian McGinty
Age: 23
Best known for: Winning the Oxygen reality show "The Glee Project" in 2011, which earned him a seven-episode guest-starring role on FOX's "Glee." He was so popular, though, show runners ended up extending his run to 18 episodes.

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Gabriel Byrne
Age: 65
Best known for: Starring in more than 35 films, including "The Usual Suspects," "Miller's Crossing," and "Stigmata," as well as his critically acclaimed role as Dr. Paul Weston in HBO drama "In Treatment."

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