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.
Discover whether your family name derives from a location, profession, relationship, or nickname using this newly published dictionary.
Over the past number of years, IrishCentral has witnessed history in the field of Irish genealogy.
On the anniversary of the closure of Ellis Island we revisit the tale of when Annie Moore’s family who remained in Ireland met with their US relatives.
Patrick and Roxanne Farrington, grew up together in Billings, Montana, but always knew they were adopted. They traveled to Ireland to learn more about their family histories.
Edward ‘Mick’ Mannock and Claude Nunney among the 80,000 Irishmen who found in WWI.
From spellings to origins, some top facts about Irish names.
His music, for 40 years, has pretty much bled red, white and blue rather than green, white and gold. Still, why are some people shocked to learn about Bruce Springsteen’s Irish and Catholic roots?
Journey with Dad’s ashes led to a profound awakening and a new life.
Immigrants who overcome their hurdles and blaze a trail deserve remembrance and celebration.
134 years ago today “The Chief” was born at 51st & Lex, but what’s the truth about his birth certificate?
Ever wondered about the history behind your Irish last name?
Over 2.5 million images of Irish births, deaths and marriage records from the General Register Office, were released online for the first time.
A Kerry historian finds his ancestor's name was changed to “gobbledygook” in the digitized census records.
Do you have information on the 33 young girls who left for Australia on a bridge-ship from this Galway workhouse?
Ulster also shows just a 51% average in Irish ethnicity.
Why all Irish men’s beards are red
National Geographic captures color and beauty of Ireland in 1927 (PHOTOS)
The Irish who dug the tunnels for New York’s subway system
A real life horror story of the Irish cannibal who terrorized Australia
Ancient Irish were first to record an eclipse – 5,355 years ago
Losing a parent in Ireland when you're living abroad changes everything
The secret tales of an Irish boyhood long ago
Nine facts about St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City
Flatley’s ‘Lord of the Dance’ dazzles at Trump inauguration ball (VIDEO)
Bring a little St Patrick's Day into your weekend - corned beef hash recipe
The time Charlie Chaplin visited James Larkin in Sing Sing
Seamus Heaney’s rich gift to VP Joe Biden
Galway Muslims hope to produce an Irish-language version of the Qur'an
Sinn Fein’s young talent looking to future in power