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An Irish Catholic laundress, known as Goodwife “Goody” Ann Glover, was the last woman to be hanged in Boston in 1688, over claims she was a witch.
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?
One of Ireland's most famous luxury hotels is set to be the subject of a paranormal investigation by a crack team of ghostbusters.
Named for Jack O’Lantern of the Irish myth, these carved out turnips and beets were actually pretty scary.
Samhain, the ancient Irish festival that became Halloween as we know it. A look at the importance of Samhain in the Celtic calendar and Irish folklore.
From Ned Kelly to Oscar Wilde to President Kennedy - these Irish men had some very famous last words.
New documentary, 'Revolution in Colour,' brings history to life with colorized footage.
Immigrants who overcome their hurdles and blaze a trail deserve remembrance and celebration.
Damage to two large Neolithic tombs brought generations of dark tales to Hill just outside Dublin city.
The story of Chicago May is famous in the world of criminology.
New York’s Irish – led by Archbishop “Dagger” John Hughes – were mostly pro-South during the Civil War, but many fought courageously for the Union.
On this day, December 22, 1989, famed Irish novelist, playwright, theater director, and poet Samuel Beckett died.
The murder of a young girl at the request of her husband is still one of Ireland's most talked about crimes.
Jean Kennedy Smith's memoir "The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy" will be released on October 25.
Kilkelly, Ireland, an amazing collection of post-famine and emigration letters.
Hennessy’s founder, Richard Hennessy, fled his ancestral home of Ballymacmoy House in 1724 as part of the famous Wild Geese or Flight of the Earls.
"Kids would dress up in sloppy clothes and transform themselves into little Ragamuffins. They would knock on doors and shout “Anything for Thanksgiving!” The hope was that the kindly homeowner would offer up tasty treats."
The Irish playwright may be among 59,000 men to have their convictions for gross indecency pardoned.
How one genealogist used Facebook to reconnect those adopted with the nurse who never forgot her young wards.
Some ancient and some more recent traditions from Ireland that have stuck over the years.
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