McGovern may refer to the following:

  • McGovern (name), surname of Irish origin
  • McGovern Institute for Brain Research


  • Barry McGovern, Irish Actor
  • Barry McGovern,Interim Director Windsor Berks UK
  • Brian McGovern, former Irish professional footballer
  • Cormac Mác Shamhradháin, Bishop of Ardagh 1444-1476
  • Edmund MacGauran, Archbishop of Armagh 1587-1593
  • Elizabeth McGovern, American film and television actress
  • Eugene McGovern, former Irish/Munster rugby player
  • Francis E. McGovern, Governor of Wisconsin
  • George McGovern (1922 - 2012), American politician from South Dakota, 1972 Democratic presidential nominee
  • J. Raymond McGovern, New York State Comptroller (1951–1954)
  • James McGovern (disambiguation), various
  • John McGovern (soldier), Victorian Cross recipient
  • John McGovern (footballer), Scottish footballer
  • John McGovern (politician), Scottish politician
  • Jonny McGovern, American stand-up comedian and musician
  • Maureen McGovern, American singer
  • Michael McGovern, Northern Ireland goalkeeper
  • Owen Roe McGovern, former Cavan Gaelic footballer
  • Patrick McGovern (disambiguation), various
  • Ray McGovern, former CIA agent and member of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS)
  • Robert M. McGovern, soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War


  • McGovern, Pennsylvania
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Famous quotes containing the word mcgovern:

    [They are] intolerant, extremist, ideologues.
    —George McGovern (b. 1922)

    You know, sometimes, when they say you’re ahead of your time, it’s just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing.
    —George McGovern (b. 1922)