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.”
A thousand died in 15 minutes in 1914 the Empress of Ireland shipwreck—also known as “Canada’s Titanic.”
Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery is the resting place of many famous Irish, from rebel politicians to Hollywood actors.
Reports set to shock historians - Oliver Cromwell was a metro-sexual in touch with his feminine side.
Europeans' light skin stems from a gene mutation from a single person who lived 10,000 years ago.
Among the many rare and precious items at the The National Museum of Ireland sits a lunala, as worn by the early kings of Ireland. It was first discovered in March 1945 in Coggalbeg, County Roscommon.
Could Ireland’s cloudy weather be the reason for the stereotypical red hair?
A book by archaeologists offers detailed illustrated accounts of 114 significant excavations undertaken in Ireland.
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.
It wasn’t just African Americans in the Deep South who had reasons to fear the KKK movement.
His music, for 40 years, has pretty much bled red, white and blue rather than green, white and gold. Still, why are some people shocked to learn about Bruce Springsteen’s Irish and Catholic roots?
Proud Irish American and star of “True Detective” and “Dallas Buyers Club" said “That was paradise to me...I was back with my people. Take me home to my people.”
A look back at IrishCentral’s month of Unsung Heroes. We wanted to get to know the people across the U.S. who today are making phenomenal differences in their respective fields.
Clifton R. Adams captured the farmers of Ireland in the years immediately following the bloody Civil War.
Old Irish prayers and historic Celtic blessings to brighten your day.
The fascinating story of an old Galway town that refused to give up its traditions.
McKenna McFadden was walking on the shore of Oney Island when she stumbled across a treasure from the 12th century.
The given name of the Emerald Isle, the Auld Sod, has its roots deep in ancient mythology.
Irish songs sure to get your feet tapping (VIDEOS)
Eric Trump's trip to Ireland cost taxpayers thousands
Happy Earth Day! Ireland sure looks gorgeous from outer space
All aboard! Campaign to save “The Quiet Man” train station
Things that were forbidden growing up in an Irish household
Saoirse Ronan gave Ed Sheeran a tattoo that was SUPPOSED TO say Galway Girl...
Irish priest to be set on path to sainthood in Dublin
President of Ireland launches biggest redwood forest outside of California
Month’s Mind memorial mass for Martin McGuinness to be held at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral
The Swede and the Finn who fought at the GPO in the 1916 Rising
Rory McIlroy is getting married in an Irish castle this weekend
What are the most beautiful buildings in Ireland?
My own top ten favorite places to visit in Ireland (PHOTOS)