Sheila Langan contributes native and editorial content to IrishCentral.
She previously served as IrishCentral's editor in New York for four years. Prior to this, she spent three years with sister publication Irish America magazine in the deputy editor role.
A native New Yorker with Kerry roots, Sheila is a graduate of Bard College and also attended Trinity College Dublin. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in social work at New York University.
The Christmas surprise for day 3 of our advent calendar proves it's ok to be a member of a dysfunctional family at Christmas.
In her childhood, Virginia O'Hanlon penned a letter that would prove that meeting Santa is not the only way to determine if he is real. Her story even became a movie!
Day 2 of IrishCentral's Christmas Advent Calendar - it isn't Christmas without a good Irish mammy prank
The amazing generosity, poverty, and selflessness displayed in a miraculous letter that survived up a chimney in Hell's Kitchen ignites the spirit of Christmas.
Caroline Kennedy, the only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie, was born on November 27, 1957. Here, a look at the family's personal photographs.
The ancient festival of Samhain paved the way for what we know today as Halloween. Here are some Celtic blessings to mark the Samhain season.
This traditional Irish strew is topped with a layer of potatoes, browned to perfection with Kerrygold butter.
Cannons from the Spanish ship La Juliana, which sank of the Irish coast in 1588, have been salvaged.
Irish language surname database can help you learn about the origins of your last name.
Fulmoth Kearney, Barack Obama’s Irish ancestor from Moneygall, Co Offaly, was identified and memorialized more than 130 years after his death.