Hired months after the assassination of JFK, McKeon worked for Kennedy when RFK was killed and when she married Aristotle Onassis.
“Sons of Molly Maguire” will play in Dublin telling the story of the 20 Irishmen accused of being Molly Maguires and executed in 19th-century Pennsylvania.
A new book from a prominent Easter Rising historian features a photograph of Connolly on a stretcher right before he was executed for his role in the Easter Rising.
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams urged the Taoiseach and Arts Minister to reconsider but the letter was eventually pulled from auction after failing to meet its asking price.
They raided the house so often, he dug a tunnel under the bath, about the size of a coffin, and would climb in there while the Black and Tans and auxiliaries combed the place.
Photographers captured everyday life and historic sites as part of a global "archive of the planet" project.
Rose and Joe Kennedy tried to erase all detail about their handicapped daughter.
Emily and Jack took the crown for the fifth year in a row in 2015.
Trusted as a private family nurse, Jolly Jane was suspected of having poisoned up to 100 of her patients.
How can we be certain that Ireland’s bog bodies were the result of human sacrifice?
"Irish Americans are at least 5 percent of the population in most counties across the U.S."
Joyce Kilmer’s moving interview with Moira Regan, who served as a runner between the leaders during the 1916 Rising.
Re-tracing my Irish construction worker great-great-grandfather’s steps on the last day of his life.
Otto “Scarface” Skorzeny was welcomed with open arms in Ireland, but remained unrepentant of his war crimes.
Movie “Famine” portrays the story of how the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire sent aid to the suffering Irish.
Donn was the son of Milesius, also known as Mil Éspaine, and Seang. The Milesians were a race of mortal man, not supernatural beings like the Denann.
We know we’re American. But we also know that we wouldn’t be unless our ancestors had left Ireland, and we want to honor that.
“Can’t tell the rebels without a scorecard?” The heroes and locations you should know.
From Pearl River to Woodlawn here are the top picks. Does your town make the list?
Travel back in time with Eric Luke’s archive of old negatives. The staff photographer with the Irish Times' collection was the toast of Twitter.
USS Michael Murphy, named after Irish American Navy SEAL hero, heading toward Korea
Two ISIS suspects arrested in Ireland as police raid Waterford apartment
Things we wish we’d brought when we moved to Ireland (and what we should’ve left behind)
Newlywed Irish couple's first dance brings Galway city to a standstill
A glimpse inside Ireland’s historic ghost villages (PHOTOS)
How to do Dublin on the cheap – wine, dine and make merry (PHOTOS)
17 unique and historic places to stay on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, from the experts
Leitrim Irish dancer captures magic of birds in murmuration
How the Irish (and Welsh) invented romantic love
Irish singer’s haunting version of WB Yeats' "16 Dead Men"
How Michael Collins tracked down a deadly informer after Bloody Sunday