John Hume, a hero of the peace process in Northern Ireland, celebrates his birthday on January 18.
Irish people can be so kind that it can take your breath away. This man was.
Robert Downey Jr. has just been paid 20 million dollars to talk to the animals in a dodgy Welsh accent in Dolittle.
Collins recognized that the war would not be won militarily. The IRA would play an important role, but it would not be decisive.
Given the recent controversy over the RIC commemorations, it's hard to understand the complete obsession with Megan and Harry in Ireland.
Patrick Finucane’s murder in 1989 will forever loom over the North’s Troubles. Now his son is taking up his father’s causes.
One hundred years ago, the fateful trip of Eamon de Valera to America would change Irish America and Ireland forever.
Ireland’s long-standing traditional thinking of a woman’s place being the home has drastically affected the number of women being elected to public office.
Three years after the collapse of the power-sharing government in Northern Ireland, the Stormont parliament finally got back in business last week.
Jumping into the slot of Dublin GAA football team manager, taking over from five-time All-Ireland champ Jim Gavin, there's no hiding for Dessie Farrell.
It is all to play for.
For a country that has had such a long and painful history of emigration, the growth in racism and hate crimes over the past couple of years has been unprecedented.
Ireland’s political parties have three weeks to campaign. How does that compare to a year and a half in the US?
The wildly ill-advised State commemoration for the RIC isn't just historical revisionism, it's a mind-bending effort to stand reality square on its head.
There's no reason why you can't visit Ireland on a solo trip!
Over a couple of frantic two-hour shows on March 17, 2001, we recorded “On Fire.” Little did we know how prophetic the title would be!
Meghan’s race and nationality clearly have a lot to do with the prejudice.
Here's a secret that is known only to a select few, for centuries the Irish have had a sort of empire of our own.
What Ireland is left with now is a solution that avoids a land border but risks an economic meltdown. Whether we made the right choice will become clear later this year.
Politics used to be called the art of the possible, but these days our politics is all about the impossible isn't it?
This is actually the twelfth successful year of the annual theater festival, a month-long series of Irish arts events in New York City that runs from January 7 to February 3.
With one month to go to until the Iowa caucuses the outcome of the Democratic race for the presidential nomination becomes even more important.
Irish government deferred their commemoration of the Royal Irish Constabulary, the Irish police force who kept the peace for the British from 1822 to 1922.
For this child of 1960s Ireland listening to Larry Gogan play pop songs was a lifeline, bring the beautiful music of the swinging sixties into Irish homes before the arrival of record players.
I will always be Irish, but now like my wife and three children, I will be American as well.
John Hume, hero in the Irish peace process, born on this day in 1937
Racism is an issue in an Irish general election for the first time
Irish tourist attraction of the week: 300-million-year-old Dunmore Cave
The son also rises - John Finucane makes a huge impression
Why many Irish have turned their backs on Conor McGregor
Sepsis causes 20% of worldwide deaths, study finds
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