“Can’t tell the rebels without a scorecard?” The heroes and locations you should know.
Often forgotten heroes of World War I remembered and the overshadowing events of the Easter Rising.
As a young reporter, JFK did not think much of Ireland’s leader during the thorniest ever period of US-Irish relations.
Two letters from the Irish leader to his fiancée are part of an archive of materials related to the Easter Rising to be sold at Sotheby's on April 24.
In honor of 101 years this month since this vital event in Ireland’s history took place, we provide a day by day guide to how the Rising played out.
“I went down on my knees as a child and told God that I would work all my life to gain the freedom of Ireland.”
Irishman William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw Haw, was an Irish Nazi propagandist in WWII. The nickname "Lord Haw Haw" was coined by a British radio reviewer in 1939.
Clint Hill had been newly assigned to Jackie Kennedy’s protection detail and it became the worst first day in any job imaginable.
Dublin City’s archaeologist Ruth Johnson talks about the physical evidence left in Dublin 1,000 years on.
Buildings throughout Ireland's capital Dublin still show the signs of the country's struggle for independence.
Bill Ford returned to his family’s home town of Ballinascarthy, Cork, to commemorate the centenary of Henry Ford’s iconic company.
One of the most remarkable tales of two seamen who just happened to be in the capital when the Rising erupted.
For decades, one descendant of the Irish Famine dead has been fighting for a proper commemoration, all because it’s “the right thing to do.”
An extract from “The 1916 Irish Rebellion” the companion book to the hit documentary narrated by Liam Neeson.
Not clear on the details of the 1916 Rising? In honor of last year's centenary, here’s an infographic to help.
The given name of the Emerald Isle, the Auld Sod, has its roots deep in ancient mythology.
From Murphy to Fitzgerald the Irish have certainly made their mark, according to the US Census.
Take a look at this first-hand account of what it was like to be on the ground in Dublin during Easter 1916.
Remembering one of the most iconic villains, created by Dublin-born Bram Stoker, on the anniversary of the author's death.
Did the two leaders hate each other? Or were they coyly played by Collins?
Where does the term “the luck of the Irish” come from?
Little known tale of generous Turkish aid to the Irish during the Great Hunger
Irish apple crumble cake recipe for St. Patrick's Day
Fascinating shipwrecks across the Wild Atlantic Way (PHOTOS)
Birthday party for Hitler at an Irish-owned restaurant broken up by owners, anti-racism group
Guinness, Bailey’s and whiskey chocolate cupcakes recipe
Choose from the top 100 Irish first names
Irish abroad look set to fly #HomeToVote on abortion referendum
How a Nazi SS storm trooper went from being Hitler’s henchman to an Irish farmer
When racism ruled New York and my great-great-grandfather died
Why do people love "The Quiet Man" so much?
Travel through the mysteries of the ancient Boyne Valley (PHOTOS)
Top picturesque historic villages in Ireland (PHOTOS)