Despite no exact knowledge of his own Irish roots, the Beatle star, assassinated 36 years ago this week, was a strong supporter of a 32-county United Ireland.
Auctioneers confirm the unidentified owner of the last Pearse surrender letter will now seek to move the document overseas after failing to meet its auction reserve price.
Fake news is nothing new. British enemies of Charles Stewart Parnell used it to try to bring down the Irish Home Rule leader and almost succeeded back in the 1880s.
From Kilkenny to the home of the President of the United State of America – an Irish architect in America.
John William Finn and Frank C. Flaherty, heroes of that infamous day.
In Joseph M. Hassett’s new study of the obscenity trials that greeted James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses, he reminds us that prejudice was at the heart of its reception from the first.
The most explosive date in Irish history – the Irish got their nation, but they also got a Civil War.
International team of archaeologists has uncovered details of the 40 abandoned and buried homes from the 1830s.
The body of the man later known as Santa Claus is buried in Jerpoint Abbey, County Kilkenny.
In honor of Mary Robinson’s win on November 7, 1990, here are some of her top quotes.
Unless we plan how to manage the burgeoning numbers of visitors that it now attracts, Skellig Michael will be in grave danger.
Director Brendan Byrne on his documentary and Sands’ background, philosophies, and the fateful decision he took to lead his fellow inmates on a hunger strike.
Irish diplomats in Washington were very concerned the John Ford flick starring Maureen O’Hara would provoke protests from Irish Americans over the false view of Ireland.
How one Bronx family's Christmas was saved by the generosity of their Jewish neighbors.
The Cork-born labor activist is named alongside Ernesto Ché Guevara, Mahatma Gandhi and Leon Trotsky.
Fin Dwyer, the historian behind the Irish History Podcast, is raising funds for a new series that will focus exclusively on the Irish Famine and its legacy.
Was John F. Kennedy the actual target of Lee Harvey Oswald? One historian believes he has proof the Texas governor was.
London Irish man hopes to foster empathy for all refugees by tweeting names of emigrants who arrived in New York during the Famine.
A breakdown of what happened during the 13 days of the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Gabriel Byrne stars in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night.
Guinness is good for you, say medical experts
Ancient Irish wedding traditions you may not know about (PHOTOS)
Top ten most touching Irish ballads (VIDEOS)
What do Ireland’s county names mean?
Carlow man’s photos from Ireland in the 60s are an Internet sensation
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Irish proverbs to live by, 26 nuggets of wisdom (PHOTOS)
Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy among the sexiest men of 2017!
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An Irish guide to the 12 Pubs of Christmas
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How an amazing Irish American family took on an incurable child cancer and won
John Lennon’s Irish roots and fierce support of Irish independence
Australia’s refugee response blasted for its cruelty