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20 Hot Irish Male Actors To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day to us!

Today, instead of chugging green beers and sporting head-to-toe green outfits, we're celebrating the Irish holiday by fawning over some of the country's hottest male exports. That's right, we've put together a list of the most attractive (and stylish) Irish actors in Hollywood so you can fall drunk in love. No alcohol required (unless of course, you want it).

Just check out the hunks below:

Colin Farrell
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This Irish hunk, well known for his roles in "Total Recall" and "In Bruges," is set to star in the second season of HBO's "True Detective," which means we get to see even more of him on our TV and computer screens.
Jamie Dornan
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Since appearing as Christian Grey in the super sexy "Fifty Shades Of Grey" film, Dornan has pretty much become a household name. And despite what critics might have said about his role, we'd watch the film over, and over, and over again, just to see him (and his hot bod).
Michael Fassbender
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The German-Irish actor made a name for himself with a role in the TV miniseries "Band Of Brothers" (2001), and has since gone on to star in plenty of big budget films, such as the "12 Years A Slave," "Prometheus," and the "X-Men" franchise. And boy, does he look good in a suit.
Danny O'Donoghue
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We're suckers for a man who can serenade us with beautiful songs, and that's exactly what we imagine O'Donoghue, lead singer of The Script, would do if we met him.
Cillian Murphy
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Cillian Murphy may be well known for playing sinister characters and villains, such as the Scarecrow in "Batman Begins," but he seems anything but scary. Plus, he's got the nicest blue eyes ever. We could get lost in them for hours.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
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My, how far he's come! Jonathan Rhys Meyers first stole our hearts as Keira Knightley's soccer coach in "Bend It Like Beckham," and later went on to star in films like "Match Point," and the TV series, "The Tudors." (He's probably the hottest version of King Henry VIII ever.)
Pierce Brosnan
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The only thing we need to say about Pierce Brosnan is: Bond. James Bond.
Liam Neeson
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While it seems Liam Neeson's movie roles have become exactly the same (read: all three "Taken" films, "Non-Stop") we don't really care. We could watch him kick ass all day.
Stuart Townsend
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First of all, Townsend starred alongside Aaliyah in "Queen of The Damned," which is amazing, and second, he gets to share the screen with Lucy Liu on "Elementary." He must be doing something right! And we guess his good looks aren't hurting things.
Chris O'Dowd
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Chris O'Dowd is the resident funny man on the list, and we're suckers for a great sense of humor. The actor has appeared in plenty of films, including "Bridesmaids," "This Is 40," and Calvary," and he even had a spot on "Girls." Amazing.
Niall Horan
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There's no denying how much girls love Niall Horan. The One Directioner, with his dreamy blue eyes and messy blond hair, is definitely one good looking lad.
Robert Sheehan
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We first watched Robert Sheehan as Nathan Young in "Misfits," and we're instantly intrigued. "The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones" actor's curly brown locks and piercing eyes had us totally hypnotized. We can only hope to see more of him in years to come.
John Lynch
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John Lynch is best known for his role in "Sliding Doors" alongside Gwyneth Paltrow, but is now catching our attention as Assistant Chief Constable Jim Burns in "The Fall." (He stars with fellow Irish hunk Jamie Dornan.)
Aidan Turner
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"The Hobbit" actor has rugged good looks that really can't be matched. We also have a weakness for manbuns, so we love him even more.
Colin O'Donoghue
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This Irish stud, who looks ridiculously handsome in a suit, stars as Captain Hook in "Once Upon A Time." He also had a small role on "The Tudors" alongside fellow hot Irishman, Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Andrew Scott
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Award-winning actor Andrew Scott is best known for his role as Jim Moriarty on "Sherlock," but has been acting since the age of 17 both on-screen and on stage. Swoon.
Ray Stevenson
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The "Divergent" actor has some serious flow (just look at his hair!) and looks pretty darn amazing in a suit.
Allen Leech
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The "Downton Abbey" actor, who also appeared alongside our man Benedict Cumberbatch in "The Imitation Game," has charm about him that we can't help but love. And like all the other men on this list, he looks killer in a suit. We can't even...
Devon Murray
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Since Devon Murray appeared in the "Harry Potter" films (a.k.a. the most magical story of our childhood) we automatically love him. And he's grown up to be quite the handsome gentleman!
Clive Standen
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That face! That perfect scruff! That stare! And yes, we know, the "Vikings" actor is actually British, but since he was born in Ireland, we're going to go ahead and say he can be an honourary Irishman (at least for the sake of this post). He's just too darn good looking to leave out!

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