|Name Bairbre Dowling|
|Children Brenda Meaney|
|Spouse Colm Meaney (m. 1977–1994)|
Parents Vincent Dowling, Brenda Doyle
Siblings Richard Boyd Barrett, Louise Dowling, Cian Dowling, Valerie Dowling, Rachel Dowling
Movies Zardoz, The Dead, War of the Buttons
Similar People Vincent Dowling, Colm Meaney, Tony Huston, Richard Boyd Barrett, Samuel Irons
Bairbre Dowling (born 27 March 1953) is an Irish actress.
She was born in Dublin as Barbara Patricia Dowling, the daughter of actor Vincent Dowling and actress Brenda Doyle, who died in a car crash in 1981. She has three sisters, Louise, Valerie, and Rachel, and a step-brother, Cian. She was married from 1977 to 1994 to actor Colm Meaney, with whom she had a daughter, Brenda, in 1989.
Dowling worked with her husband in the PBS television film, Playboy of the Western World in 1983, in John Huston's 1987 film The Dead, and in the 1994 drama, War of the Buttons.