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Father Thomas Hore established one of the oldest Catholic churches in Iowa after escaping the Great Hunger.
The Irish and Native American are surprising kindred spirits.
Without his choirmaster, John McCormack may have become an excise officer.
The aviation pioneer James Fitzmaurice died on this day in 1965.
This year we celebrate the 291st anniversary of the man who invented the black stuff.
Many people have heard of the Irish rail workers mass grave in Duffy’s Cut, PA, but few know about Funks Grove, IL.
Michael Manning wrote in his passionate plea “I am not afraid to die as I am fully prepared to go before my God.”
“I knew they’d get one of us, I thought it would be me.”
Florence Burke's letters from the Civil War discovered by his great-great-granddaughter Ellen Alden.
Emily and Jack take the crown for the fifth year in a row.
Smith, Johnson, and Anderson are among the top surnames in almost every US state.
In just six years, the Irish population in the US has dropped by 5 million; the Scots-Irish by 1 million. What’s going on?
The Irish Republic is a precious thing won by the sacrifices of Irish people, yourselves alone.
This week would be an appropriate time of year to raise a glass to Robert Emmet, especially if you happened to be in Dublin’s Brazen Head Pub.
This reference guide will give you at least a place to start in researching your family history.
In her own words: from her daughter’s lobotomy, to banning crying and how she obsessed with the children’s weight.
Otto Humbert and family, owners of the Queen’s Hotel in Cobh, hid from Irish rioters in wine cellar before fleeing.
No matter how far you travel or what you meet you'll never dig Ireland out of you, so why try?
Latest bog body found in Ireland has proven that belief that the Celts ritually sacrificed their kings to the Gods.
Maud Gonne, Kitty Kiernan and Kitty O’Shea - Irish love letters for the ages.
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