Five Irish on Forbes' '30 under 30' list

Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison of Stripe

Five Irish people - including golfer Rory McIlroy and One Direction's Niall Horan - have made the prestigious Forbes '30 under 30' lists.

The index aims to bring together the brightest stars in 15 different fields under the age of 30.

It includes Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison, who run tech start-up Stripe in Silicon Valley - worth an estimated €100m.

Video games designer Terry Cavanagh also makes the grade for his work on experimental games like Super Hexagon - which have earned popular and critical acclaim around the world.

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