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Since JFK's trip to County Wexford in 1963, almost every President has traveled to their ancestral home in Ireland.
Famed 19th century Irish writer William Carleton was born on February 20, 1794, in Clogher, Co. Tyrone.
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While the likes of Al Capone made a fortune bootlegging, ordinary folks, including one Irish nun in South Dakota, also turned their hands to it.
From the first Irish Catholic president to beloved people and images in US history the Irish have made quite an impression.
America’s most famous Irish American President was a dashing young war hero who won two medals for bravery.
Known as the ‘Angel of the Delta’ and ‘Mother of Orphans’ – Margaret Haughery dedicated her adult life to tending to the poor and hungry.
On this day in 1874 this amazing adventurer was born in Kilkea, near Athy in County Kildare. His life was simply legendary.
Valentine Greatrakes, born in Waterford, was an Irish faith healer defended by the King of England.
Director John Ford and Irish actress Maureen O’Hara had a tense working relationship, which was driven by his obsession with her as the perfect Irish woman.
The Big Fella Michael Collins still receives many Valentines to his grave in Glasnevin Cemetary almost a century after his death.
Albina Broderick: The English Aristocrat who dedicated her life to overthrowing the colonialism her own family had brought to Ireland.
105 years after the ill-fated ship sank, the Titanic still has a grip on the popular imagination like few other events, with auction items getting high bids.
Marconi, pioneer of radio communication, has an Irish family connection.
From William Butler Yeats to Oscar Wilde, this Valentine's Day, remember the five Irish love stories that changed history.
“Perhaps you could come with me to speak to some patients?...These are special patients, suffering from ...a disease no one wants to deal with.”
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