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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.
Dr. Phillip Thomas Tucker's new book on how the Irish saved the Union at the Battle of Gettysburg.
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.
Capital punishment was fully abolished in Ireland in 1990 but here are ten places public executions did take place.
“Flying with Father Browne” - 100 previously unseen photographs of Irish Aviation from the early 20th century.
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