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. What’s so unique about Skellig Michael that requires such protection? The answer is in its history.
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.
Student proves wrong one professor's theory that these discriminatory posters were a product of the Irish American imagination.
Final surrender by Patrick Pearse is surely one of the few manuscripts which can justly claim to possess the very DNA of a nation.
Harrowing tale of the wreck of a convict ship and rescue by Aborigines.
The Cuban dictator met with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in 1981.
Historian believes the first Thanksgiving was for the generosity of the Irish people after a ship from home.
A band of starving pilgrims at Plymouth Rock were saved at the last minute by the arrival of a ship from Dublin.
By the time Ireland voted on divorce in 1995, it was the only country in Europe where divorce was banned.
Cornelius Ryan passed away on November 23, 1974.
What Thanksgiving meant to an Irish family in New York right after World War II.
Jackie Kennedy’s granddaughter has uncannily similar looks
Jackie believed Lyndon B. Johnson had John F. Kennedy killed
What Irish phrases you need to learn before you visit Ireland
The one reason why this Titanic passenger survived
What are the top 100 Irish last names?
Frightening Irish demons and monsters from Celtic myth
Top 11 places to visit in Ireland (VIDEO)
The older Irish community in NYC remembers Christmas (VIDEOS)
Man recognizes Santa letter writer 100 years ago as his mother
Irish Christmas adverts that will be bring a tear to your eye (VIDEOS)
$69 airfares from US to Ireland likely as Norwegian Air wins license
Why we have to protect Skellig Michael before it’s too late (PHOTOS)
$54 million raised for Irish Arts Center in NY as Irish gov commits extra million
An Irish Christmas Yule log recipe - the Bûche de Noël