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.
The aviation pioneer James Fitzmaurice was the first pilot to fly transatlantic from east-to-west.
Celebrate Ireland's greatest women on the day that women all over Ireland get the chance to put their feet up.
One of the great figures in American journalism James Gordon Bennett spoke out on behalf of the Irish.
Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” will perform at Trump’s inauguration
James Corden says Pierce Brosnan is the rudest celebrity he’s met
Irish priest claims he’s being “punished” for turning in pedophile colleague
World’s most talented Irish dancers vie for chance to be in Ed Sheeran video
Is the war being won or lost? Crude St. Patrick’s Day t-shirts of 2017
Why the Irish are worried about President Donald Trump
Irish language rights protest a breaking point for Northern Ireland government
Exclusive footage of Donald Trump as Lord of the Dance
Martin McGuinness will not seek re-election in Northern Ireland
Eleventh-hour plea for Biden to restore rank of Pearl Harbor commanding officer
Could this Irish Canadian reality TV star be Canada's next Prime Minister?
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Irish farmer proposes to girlfriend in the most Irish farmer way possible
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