The name Kirwan may refer to:

* One of the fourteen Tribes of Galway.
* A. D. Kirwan (1904-1971), former professor, administrator, coach and president of the University of Kentucky in the United States.
* In the 18th century, a number of Kirwan medical men were located in France. James Kirwan was a physician to Louis XV.
* John Kirwan, the name of any number of John Kirwans.
* Larry Kirwan, musician and playwright best known for his work with Black 47.
* Mark Kirwan from Galway married the daughter of an English merchant who owned vineyards and a chateau the Bordeaux region. From Chateau Kirwan in the Medoc comes a wine which still bears the family name.
* Richard Kirwan of Galway, a prominent philosopher and chemist.
* Richard Bui Kirwan of Cregg Castle, a soldier with Dillon's Regiment at Fontenoy.
* Dervla Kirwan, actress.
* Kirwan, Queensland, a suburb in the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

The name possibly derives from Eremon, son of Scota and Milesius.

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