One of the most remarkable tales of two seamen who just happened to be in the capital when the Rising erupted.
For decades, one descendant of the Irish Famine dead has been fighting for a proper commemoration, all because it’s “the right thing to do.”
An extract from “The 1916 Irish Rebellion” the companion book to the hit documentary narrated by Liam Neeson.
Not clear on the details of the 1916 Rising? In honor of last year's centenary, here’s an infographic to help.
The given name of the Emerald Isle, the Auld Sod, has its roots deep in ancient mythology.
From Murphy to Fitzgerald the Irish have certainly made their mark, according to the US Census.
Take a look at this first-hand account of what it was like to be on the ground in Dublin during Easter 1916.
Remembering one of the most iconic villains, created by Dublin-born Bram Stoker, on the anniversary of the author's death.
Did the two leaders hate each other? Or were they coyly played by Collins?
The 1916 Easter Rising led to the loss of a conscription referendum in Australia and England were concerned they would lose the continent to the Irish.
A previous design got into trouble for being too phallic looking for local feminists.
It's a wonder Hollywood has not recreated the life of one of Michael Collins' right-hand men.
In Ireland, history is everywhere. But in some places, there is an especially strong connection with the past.
The nephew of Proclamation signatory Joseph Mary Plunkett tells of his family’s disdain for both Collins and De Vale
Mugshots were invented so prisoners could check to see if a suspect had invented a false identity for himself when arrested.
Father Michael Morrison was with the British and Canadian troops who entered the camp in western Germany on April 15, 1945.
The “Movement of Extremists” reports trace the movements of the future leaders of the Easter Rising.
Niall O'Dowd talks with Annie Yellowe Palma about growing up black in Northern Ireland and her book “For the Love of a Mother: The Black Children of Ulster."
The woman who claimed she was a child survivor exposed as a fraud by DNA tests. Helen Kramer had claimed to be child survivor of 1912 disaster.
Google worked with many collaborators on this beautiful virtual tour of the Dublin sites of the 1916 Rising.
Irish songs sure to get your feet tapping (VIDEOS)
Eric Trump's trip to Ireland cost taxpayers thousands
Happy Earth Day! Ireland sure looks gorgeous from outer space
All aboard! Campaign to save “The Quiet Man” train station
Things that were forbidden growing up in an Irish household
Saoirse Ronan gave Ed Sheeran a tattoo that was SUPPOSED TO say Galway Girl...
Irish priest to be set on path to sainthood in Dublin
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
The Swede and the Finn who fought at the GPO in the 1916 Rising
Rory McIlroy is getting married in an Irish castle this weekend
What are the most beautiful buildings in Ireland?
My own top ten favorite places to visit in Ireland (PHOTOS)