A common Irish names may be the earliest recorded surname recorded in all of Europe! We've quite a history.
There are several towns in the US named after Ireland’s capital, but which is the most Irish?
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 have already been in touch with the Guinness Book of World Records.
Tracing the records of your Irish ancestors just got a whole lot easier! Over 250,000 names have been added to an online database of Irish births, marriages and deaths.
We bet some of these famous people with Irish ancestry on our list will surprise you.
Hannity says he only got where he is today because of the driving ambition of his Irish immigrant family, who hail from Co. Down and Co. Cork. He plans to apply for Irish citizenship to honor his roots.
Harrowing tale of the wreck of a convict ship and rescue by Aborigines.
Why Martin McGuinness will be remembered for hundreds of years to come
How she did it: the heroic Irish historian who broke the Tuam baby home scandal
Stranger in my own land -- Why Ireland is not for me, says returned emigrant
Body of Irish coast guard pilot recovered as helicopter wreckage finally found
What is the cheapest way to visit Ireland? Here it is.
Reese Witherspoon shocked to discover she's Irish through Ancestry DNA test
An American girl's first impressions of the famous Irish mammy
Tuam babies adopted in large numbers to US, says historian who broke the scandal
How America saved Patrick Pearse’s school St. Edna’s
Facts and figures about Irish mammies for Mother’s Day
Irish eyes are smiling - Ireland stayed happy despite global economic crash