The tragic story of a Halloween trick coming true for one Irishman.
Irish people know full well what they're capable of. JFK demonstrated that to them in 1961.
An eleventh-hour bid is being continued to have rank restored to Admiral Husband Kimmel, the admiral who was in command of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Although not immediately obvious that her works were subversive she often tackled the theme of the limited opportunities that the new state presented to Irish women.
"Prohibition became one battle in a much larger culture war which included attacks against Irish-dominated Tammany Hall, as well as Irish American skepticism about America's 1917 entrance into World War I."
Catholic and Protestant remain Ireland’s two most important labels, so where do Irish Jews fit into our history?
The historic first meeting of the Taoiseach of Ireland and the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland.
The glamourous Hollywood star’s career nearly came to an end after she controversially adopted an Irish baby in 1951.
It wasn’t just African Americans in the Deep South who had reasons to fear the KKK movement.
First the "Ulysses" author rejects Ireland - then Eamon de Valera rejects him.
On January 13, 1800, The Emancipator called for the return of the Penal Laws instead of union with Britain.
Today marks the 76th anniversary of James Joyce's death, read his obituary and other records here.
What do President Kennedy and President-elect Trump have in common? Quite a lot, one historian has claimed.
Prisoners' autograph books from 1916 published online. The collection offers a compelling insight into the minds of the men of 1916.
We visited the beautiful grounds of the working cemetery to learn more about the history of the extraordinary Irish people who made it their burial place.
Many parallels when it comes to Immigrants, elections, and propaganda during WWI, the 1916 Easter Rising, and today.
Behind their glamorous looks and “Camelot” fame, the Kennedy dynasty had an array of dark secrets.
A campaign to have a U.S. Navy ship named after a County Mayo-born Vietnam War hero is set to go into overdrive in 2017.
On January 7, 1922, the Dáil passed the Anglo-Irish Treaty by a vote of 64 to 57. As a result Saorstát Éireann, the Irish Free State, was born.
It’s estimated that between 90 and 300 people died in Ireland and tens of thousands were left homeless as winds reached well over 115 miles per hour, in a category three hurricane.
Why all Irish men’s beards are red
National Geographic captures color and beauty of Ireland in 1927 (PHOTOS)
The Irish who dug the tunnels for New York’s subway system
A real life horror story of the Irish cannibal who terrorized Australia
Ancient Irish were first to record an eclipse – 5,355 years ago
Losing a parent in Ireland when you're living abroad changes everything
The secret tales of an Irish boyhood long ago
Sinn Fein’s young talent looking to future in power
Congressman with strong Irish interests gives Trump inauguration a miss
In DC for Inauguration Day, some Irish celebrate as others protest
Trump fails his first test of bringing a nation together
Warm up with this Irish Guinness stew recipe
Irish family welcomes the first baby girl to the family in 117 years