Paddy Johns
Patrick Stephen Johns, known as Paddy Johns (born Portadown, February 19, 1968) was an Irish rugby union player from 1990 to 2000. He played mainly as a lock and occasionally in the back-row.He won 59...
Phillip McCallen
Phillip McCallen (born Portadown, Armagh) is a Northern Ireland born former motorcycle racer, now turned to dealer in his retirement from road racing.McCallen is fifth in the list of all-time Isle of ...
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John Long (artist)
John Long (born 1964, Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland) is an artist whose work has been exhibited in Dublin and London, as well as in the United States. He is a member of the Royal Hibernia...
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Gloria Hunniford
Gloria Hunniford (born Mary Winifred Gloria Hunniford; 10 April 1940) is a Northern Irish television and radio presenter on programmes on BBC and ITV such as Rip Off Britain with Julia Somerville and...
Newton Emerson
Newton Emerson is a political commentator and satirist in Northern Ireland. He describes himself as a 'liberal Unionist'. He writes in two newspapers, the Daily Mirror, and The Irish News. He also con...
Tom Sloan (footballer born 1900)
Thomas Milne "Tom" Sloan (born 11 September 1900, date of death 1973) was an Irish international footballer. A midfielder, he appeared for Cardiff City in the 1927 FA Cup Final. He was born in Portado...
Mark Fulton (loyalist)
Mark "Swinger" Fulton (c. 1961 – 10 June 2002) was a Northern Irish loyalist. He was the leader of the Loyalist Volunteer Force (LVF), having taken over its command following the murder of Billy Wrigh...
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Robert McCarrison
Sir Robert McCarrison, MA, MD, DSc, LLD, FRCP (15 March 1878 – 18 May 1960) was a Northern Ireland physician and nutritionist, who was made a Companion of the Indian Empire (C.I.E.) in 1923, received ...
Harold McCusker
James Harold McCusker (7 February 1940 — 12 February 1990) was a Northern Ireland Ulster Unionist Party politician who served as the Deputy Leader of the UUP Assembly Group from 1982-1986.The yo...
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John O'Hanlon (chess player)
John O'Hanlon (23 April 1876, Portadown – 20 February 1960, Dublin) was an Irish chess master.He won nine times Irish Chess Championship, first title in 1913 and the last in 1940. He also played in Br...
Marion Greeves
Marion Janet Greeves, MBE (née Cadbury, 18 July 1894 – 7 July 1979) was the first one of only two female members of the Senate of Northern Ireland, having been elected to serve as an independen...
Les Binks
James Leslie Binks (born 5 April 1948 in Portadown, Northern Ireland), is a British heavy metal drummer, who is most notable for having been the drummer for Judas Priest.
Former drummer for Eric B...
Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet
Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet, GCMG (20 February 1835 – 20 September 1911), was a British consular official in China, who served as the second Inspector-General of China's Imperial Maritime Custo...
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George Gilmore
George Gilmore (1898–1985) was a Protestant Irish Republican Army leader during the 1920s and 1930s. During his period of influence the Republican movement moved significantly to the left. After leavi...
Malcolm Brodie (journalist)
Malcolm Brodie MBE, (27 September 1926 – 29 January 2013) was a Scottish-born journalist.
Brodie spent his working life in Northern Ireland, after being evacuated to Portadown, County Armagh at th...
James Auchmuty
James Johnston Auchmuty, CBE (29 November 1909 – 15 October 1981) was an Irish born historian and inaugural vice-chancellor of the University of Newcastle, Australia .
Auchmuty was born in Portado...
Colin Turkington
Colin Henry Turkington (born 21 March 1982) is a Northern Irish auto racing driver, who is currently competing in the British Touring Car Championship for Team BMR. His most notable successes to date ...
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Sinéad Morrissey
Sinéad Morrissey (born on 24 April 1972 in Portadown, County Armagh) is an Irish poet. In January 2014 she won the T. S. Eliot Prize for her fifth collection Parallax.
Raised in Belfast, she was e...
Leigh Alderson
Leigh Alderson (born 1986) is a male ballet dancer, model and actor from Portadown, Northern Ireland. He began dancing at the age of seven at The Donna Whitten Dance School, and later The Susan McMill...
Richard Jameson (loyalist)
Richard Jameson (c. 1953 – 10 January 2000), was a Northern Irish businessman and loyalist, who served as the leader of the paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force's (UVF) Mid-Ulster Brigade. He was...
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David Burrows (commissioner)
David Burrows is a member in the Northern Ireland Parades Commission, a quasi-judicial body set up in 1997 to make determinations on annual Orangemen Parades. He resigned from his position as the Dep...
Sydney Anderson (British politician)
Alderman Sydney Alexander Anderson (born April 1949) is a politician in Northern Ireland.
In July 2010, he was appointed as David Simpson's replacement in the Northern Ireland Assembly, where he r...
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Michael O'Neill (footballer)
Michael Andrew Martin O'Neill (born 5 July 1969) is a Northern Irish former footballer who is the current manager of Northern Ireland.O'Neill started his playing career in his native Northern Ireland ...
UVF Mid-Ulster Brigade
UVF Mid-Ulster Brigade formed part of the loyalist paramilitary Ulster Volunteer Force in Northern Ireland. The brigade was established in Lurgan, County Armagh in 1972 by its first commander Billy Ha...
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Eric Mervyn Lindsay
Eric Mervyn Lindsay (26 January 1907–27 July 1974) was an Irish astronomer.He was born at The Grange near Portadown, County Armagh in Ireland to Richard and Susan Lindsay. He was educated in Dub...
Billy Wright (loyalist)
William Stephen "Billy" Wright (7 July 1960 – 27 December 1997) was a prominent Ulster loyalist during the ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland known as the Troubles. He joined the Ulster Vo...
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