We look at his birth, the controversy surrounding his birth certificate.
Marian apparitions in Ireland share some interesting things in common
Pope Francis has found himself accused of heresy for the suggestion.
Did Irish monk St. Brendan set foot on American soil nine hundred years before Christopher Columbus set sail?
A personal journey to Quebec where thousands of Irish Famine survivors arrived and were greeted with “man's inhumanity to man” searching for a better future.
Like a lot of people, Brexit has been forcing me to contemplate the English presence in Irish political life lately and I regret that because it's often enraging.
As polls show 58% of Americans, including 30% of Republicans want to see President Donald Trump impeached, every day the Vice President inches closer to the White House.
Amid a Mafia infested, sea of corruption, the Irish American Mayor of New York City William O'Dwyer simply walked away from his office, perhaps Donald Trump could learn from that?
The first Pope was married - it's time for the Catholic Church to move forward by going back. This was not always the "status quo."
This is budget week in Ireland, although it seems almost an irrelevance this year given the looming crisis we face over Brexit.
While farmers have similar economic woes to their cousins in Ireland, the Dutch have shown us the future when it comes to windmills and hybrid vehicles.
October is National Fireplace Month! What could be more nostalgic and calming that the experience of sitting in front of an open turf fire in Ireland but do you know what Irish turf is?
Did the Buffalino family and Jimmy Hoffa orchestrate President John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy's murders to stop their hindering their criminal activities?
It's a warts-and-all portrait.
We can choose America and our Constitution, or Donald Trump and victory at any cost, but we can't choose both
Two-week confrontation in the small Co. Galway town of Oughterard over a proposed migrant center has again raised the question.
Scorsese's tough guy cast is difficult to watch at times but the true tragedy is that the female character's stories from Frank “the Irishman” Sheeran life are not explored.
So the whistleblower is a CIA employee according to The New York Times - why am I not surprised?
Ireland was the first country in the world to vote in favor of marriage equality, but have you ever seen it advertised as a major LGBT destination?
Today is Magic Circles Day and what better way to mark it then taking a look at Ireland's fairy forts.
Irish Americans vote against Irish immigrants consistently with their pro-Trump actions.
Unsung Irish hero John Devoy championed the 1916 Easter Rising in America after his exile from Ireland.
On this day, Sept 29, in 1979 Pope John Paul II visits Ireland.
Merle Haggard's country classic was very much an anthem for America’s Nixonian “silent majority.”
Even Ireland’s horrific great hunger could not match the Ukranian famine for pure evil.
Honor your Irish Ancestor and bring their name back home to Ireland
Proof an Irish colony in South Carolina predates Christopher Columbus
Columbus was a mass killer and the father of the slave trade
The most haunted spots in Ireland to visit this Halloween
Is there an Irish version of your name? Find out here
Spanish Armada treasure discovered off the Sligo coast
Roma Downey, Anjelica Huston, and Fionnula Flanagan announced as IrelandWeek patrons
Mystery of 1916 leader and New Yorker Eamon de Valera’s birth
The Irish and apparitions of the Virgin Mary have a long history
On This Day: Edward Bruce, the last High King of Ireland, dies in 1318