Hired months after the assassination of JFK, McKeon worked for Kennedy when RFK was killed and when she married Aristotle Onassis.
“Sons of Molly Maguire” will play in Dublin telling the story of the 20 Irishmen accused of being Molly Maguires and executed in 19th-century Pennsylvania.
A new book from a prominent Easter Rising historian features a photograph of Connolly on a stretcher right before he was executed for his role in the Easter Rising.
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams urged the Taoiseach and Arts Minister to reconsider but the letter was eventually pulled from auction after failing to meet its asking price.
They raided the house so often, he dug a tunnel under the bath, about the size of a coffin, and would climb in there while the Black and Tans and auxiliaries combed the place.
Joyce Kilmer’s moving interview with Moira Regan, who served as a runner between the leaders during the 1916 Rising.
Members of the Ancient order of Hibernians in Suffolk County, NY gathered Sunday for their annual commemoration of 1916 Proclamation signatory Tom Clarke and his wife, Kathleen Daly Clarke.
“Can’t tell the rebels without a scorecard?” The heroes and locations you should know.
Often forgotten heroes of World War I remembered and the overshadowing events of the Easter Rising.
As a young reporter, JFK did not think much of Ireland’s leader during the thorniest ever period of US-Irish relations.
Two letters from the Irish leader to his fiancée are part of an archive of materials related to the Easter Rising to be sold at Sotheby's on April 24.
In honor of 101 years this month since this vital event in Ireland’s history took place, we provide a day by day guide to how the Rising played out.
“I went down on my knees as a child and told God that I would work all my life to gain the freedom of Ireland.”
Irishman William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw Haw, was an Irish Nazi propagandist in WWII. The nickname "Lord Haw Haw" was coined by a British radio reviewer in 1939.
Clint Hill had been newly assigned to Jackie Kennedy’s protection detail and it became the worst first day in any job imaginable.
Dublin City’s archaeologist Ruth Johnson talks about the physical evidence left in Dublin 1,000 years on.
Buildings throughout Ireland's capital Dublin still show the signs of the country's struggle for independence.
Bill Ford returned to his family’s home town of Ballinascarthy, Cork, to commemorate the centenary of Henry Ford’s iconic company.
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.”
USS Michael Murphy, named after Irish American Navy SEAL hero, heading toward Korea
Two ISIS suspects arrested in Ireland as police raid Waterford apartment
Things we wish we’d brought when we moved to Ireland (and what we should’ve left behind)
Jackie Kennedy's private life revealed by her Irish-born assistant
Newlywed Irish couple's first dance brings Galway city to a standstill
A glimpse inside Ireland’s historic ghost villages (PHOTOS)
17 unique and historic places to stay on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, from the experts
Leitrim Irish dancer captures magic of birds in murmuration
How to do Dublin on the cheap – wine, dine and make merry (PHOTOS)
How the Irish (and Welsh) invented romantic love
Irish singer’s haunting version of WB Yeats' "16 Dead Men"
How Michael Collins tracked down a deadly informer after Bloody Sunday