Which stories of the Black Irish are true and which are not?
Ireland is a land of many lakes, rivers and mountains, shrouded as much in mythology as its gentle misty climate.
Famous Irish song was written by Americans.
Irish woman became ‘national heroine’ of South American country in the late 1800s.
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.”
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?
Million dollar Ashford Castle wedding for Rory McIlroy and American bride Erica Stoll
A traditional Irish cold weather treat Dublin coddle recipe
Places to visit in Ireland before you die – part one
Dublin still bears scars of 1916 Easter Rising battle over 100 years later
McIlroys honeymooning on fabulous Caribbean island
Ireland’s five longest rivers and their mythical legends (PHOTOS)
Could this be the oldest known video of Ireland?
Top ten truths and myths about the Black Irish
Pope Francis’ ten commandments for a happy life
Top ten Liam Neeson quotes
The history behind “When Irish Eyes are Smiling”