Ancestry documented the former vice president and proud Irish American’s emotional visit to his ancestral home.
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A common Irish names may be the earliest recorded surname recorded in all of Europe! We've quite a history.
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With a vial of saliva and a little cutting-edge science you could find out if you’ve got any Irish heritage in your genes.
In advance of his 2016 trip to Ireland the Vice President shared his pride of visiting his ancestral home with his family.
From Murphy to Fitzgerald the Irish have certainly made their mark, according to the US Census.
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A native Irish tree planted on conserved Irish land - the perfect way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day or Easter.
In 1901, my great-aunt Cissie ran away from home in Ballacolla, Co. Laois. She was 21-years old.
The Patriots legend’s great-great grandfather John Brady left Ireland in the mid-19th century and found work as a laborer in Boston.
Surprising facts about the history of Irish family names from when they first appeared to ways in which they changed over the centuries.
Imagine spending your entire life as an only child, then one day, 85 years later, finding out you had a brother.
The preliminary results of our reader survey show a massive four out five Irish Americans surveyed think very favorably about taking a vacation in Ireland.
Lent, which begins today with Ash Wednesday, has been of national significance in Ireland for hundreds of years.
While the likes of Al Capone made a fortune bootlegging, ordinary folks, including one Irish nun in South Dakota, also turned their hands to it.
New research shows that Irish Travellers could be as genetically far removed from settled Irish as the Spanish.
The scar under her arm or her infectious loving laugh. What I’ve learned about my ancestors from family tales.
The three sisters: Cissie, Molly and Julie Loughman of Co. Laois.
"He was very proud of being Irish...he really felt his Irish roots were at the core of his being."
Pence, who has kept in touch with his Irish roots, was deeply influenced by his maternal grandfather, who emigrated from County Mayo in 1923.
The Clarke family has already been in touch with the Guinness Book of World Records. They all lived to be 100 years old.
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