Model turned actress Balfe really has her work cut out to keep things interesting in this lads versus lads set up.
The more you study the life of Irish rebel leader Patrick Pearse, the more elusive he becomes.
In June the final beam was raised on the brand new Irish Arts Center in Manhattan.
Celebrated Belfast born singer Brian Kennedy grew up in the Troubles and in recent years due to a cancer battle he successfully fought, he's faced some troubles of his own. Now he's back to take Manhattan.
This week Ireland's Druid theatre company returns to New York with Richard III, a play that's over 400 years old but that feels like it's been ripped from the headlines.
The Dublin of pre-revolutionary 1913 is back with us in some unexpected ways again now, isn't it?
To fluent Irish speakers, the novelist Máirtín Ó Cadhain needs no introduction.
If you want to know how things are going at home, you should visit another country.
It will soon be Halloween - a time to enjoy some spooky stories - and goodness do I have one for you this week.
Samantha Power's new book "The Education of an Idealist" shares the strong lessons she's lived throughout her career.
Living in a landscape of light and darkness, it was easy for us to believe the living could encounter the dead on certain nights.
There is only one feature of the Trump era that has stayed consistent, betrayal.
Marian apparitions in Ireland share some interesting things in common
The biggest Irish cultural event of the autumn will arrive next week at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
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.
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
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?
Irish Americans vote against Irish immigrants consistently with their pro-Trump actions.
Irish film star Jessie Buckley is having a breakthrough year with her star turns in "Wild Rose" and the Emmy award-winning disaster show "Chernobyl."
County Donegal is having a major moment and the world is taking note.
In Europe this week the public confusion about Brexit is, if anything, even more pronounced now than in the USA. Quite simply, English credibility is shot to pieces.
Story of a rough night out for a luckless romantic named Bee, I Didn't...I Wasn't...I Amn't... is a raw and real look at working-class Dublin life and love.
Michael Hughes new novel, Country, which combines the sordid internecine war in the North with Homer's Iliad, looks certain to blaze another award-winning Irish trail
I'm asking because assault weapons attacks in America are becoming more frequent and also more deadly and a new Los Angles Times study confirms it.
WIN: VIP tickets to the greatest hurling event in America
On This Day: Ellis Island closes after admitting millions of immigrants
How to add an Irish twist to your Thanksgiving meal
Guinness family’s massive Co Wicklow estate reportedly sold to private buyer
Five brave Sullivan brothers died on this day in 1942
The real story behind JFK Jr's fairytale romance with Carolyn Bessette
Is this whiskey from Co Clare the most expensive Irish whiskey in the world?
How to drink whiskey like a Peaky Blinder
This bacon and cabbage pasta recipe is the perfect Irish - Italian fusion
Four in ten people in Great Britain don’t care about Northern Ireland, survey finds
Republican congressman uses campaign funds for daughter's Irish dance competition