"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.
On this day in 1871, the unsung hero of the 1916 Easter Rising John Devoy and the four other members of the "Cuba Five" were released from prison by the British, along with 28 other Fenian prisoners.
Ed Sheeran’s new album includes traditional Irish songs
Irish wake planned for Hillary in D.C. - St. Patrick used to attack Trump
The vanishing tribe -- Ireland's Jewish community fades further every year
Golden diaper syndrome - Donald Trump and one percent take their throne
Is American television anti-Irish?
President John F Kennedy was likely related to Michael Collins (VIDEO)
Top superstitions and secrets surrounding Trinity College Dublin
Former Irish Ambassador to US Dermot Gallagher has died in Dublin
Freedom’s Son: How Martin Luther King inspired North uprising
Savage murder of elderly Mayo woman in Vermont leaves cops baffled
Sinn Féin likely trigger North election, refuse to nominate Deputy First Minister
Martin Luther King’s legacy for the undocumented immigrant children
High and dry in New York during the Prohibition