From Murphy to Fitzgerald the Irish have certainly made their mark, according to the US Census.
A common Irish names may be the earliest recorded surname recorded in all of Europe! We've quite a history.
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.
Always thought you had Irish heritage but weren’t 100% certain? Here are the best ways to find out for sure.
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 has already been in touch with the Guinness Book of World Records. They all lived to be 100 years old.
Happy Earth Day! Ireland sure looks gorgeous from outer space
Fighting for a sacred resting place for thousands of Famine dead on Staten Island
Bill O'Reilly as Mr. Nasty -- you will never forget this
What are the most beautiful buildings in Ireland?
Million dollar Ashford Castle wedding for Rory McIlroy and American bride Erica Stoll
Rory McIlroy is getting married in an Irish castle this weekend
My own top ten favorite places to visit in Ireland (PHOTOS)
The truth about the Battle of Clontarf and Brian Boru
Dublin still bears scars of 1916 Easter Rising battle over 100 years later
Young Irish country star Owen Mac releases adorable new music video
Ed Sheeran’s Irish granny hears his song about her for the first time (VIDEO)
President of Ireland launches biggest redwood forest outside of California
Month’s Mind memorial mass for Martin McGuinness to be held at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral