John Francis Connolly (1860–1928) was an Australian prospector and mine owner. Born in Victoria, he prospected and owned mines in New South Wales. He discovered a platinum field at Fifield before joining the gold rush to Cossack, Western Australia in 1889.
Bishop John Connolly (1750–February 6, 1825), born at Slane, County Meath, Ireland, was the second bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of New York.
John Connolly (born May 31, 1968, Dublin) is an Irish crime writer who is best known for his series of novels starring private detective Charlie Parker. His first novel, Every Dead Thing, was met with critical acclaim; it was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel and went on to win the 2000 Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel (he is the first author outside of the US to have won that award). Connollyâ€™s debut introduced readers to the anti-hero Charlie Parker, a former police officer hunting the killer of his wife and daughter.
John "Zip" Connolly is a former FBI agent, currently in federal prison for racketeering and obstruction of justice stemming from his relationship with Whitey Bulger, Steve Flemmi, and the Winter Hill Gang.
John "Knuckles" Connolly (26 June, 1951 in Brisbane) is a rugby union coach and the current head coach of the Wallabies. Connolly has in the past worked with the Queensland Reds, Stade FranÃ§ais, Swansea RFC as well as Bath Rugby.
John Connolly (born 1948) is a former Irish sportsperson who played hurling with Galway in the 1970s and 1980s.
John Connolly is a Dublin-based Goalkeeper currently plying his trade with Cliftonville F.C. in Belfast. Connolly formerly played for Newry City F.C. and Institute F.C., and had a previous spell with the Reds.