"Chasing" your Irish ancestry is about a lot more than historical documents it's about real-life people and their incredible stories. Here's our exciting tale on discovering our families in Ireland and their journeys.
On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy was to deliver a speech to the Dallas Citizens Council but was struck down by an assassin’s bullet minutes before his scheduled arrival. Did this speech have a vision about America's future?
Is it right when another nationalities culture becomes an excuse to party for some? An interesting video from Campus Reform asked American college students whether they thought they were guilty of cultural appropriation on Saint Patrick’s Day.
Visiting the town where my grandmother was born, I met my cousin Dolores for the first time. She looked at me and said "You're ours. You're one of ours." That was powerful for me and it was just what I needed at that time.
While it doesn’t hold the same widespread religious importance as Christmas does to Catholics or as Eid ul-Fitr does to Muslims, its value to the Irish community is undeniable. So should it be a public holiday in the United States?
As Irish Americans across the land watch this Maureen O'Hara, John Wayne classic they might consider it in the light of the campaign to stop violence against women and the "empire of misogyny" the Catholic Church.