Despite being only the second Catholic to be elected as President of the United States, Joe Biden is not exactly being embraced by the Catholic Church.
Niall O'Dowd reflects on a year lost to COVID-19.
Mike and Sean just don’t worship Donald Trump, our dearly departing president. He’s the best thing since boiled turnips.
Niall O'Dowd reflects on the historic day in 1991 that Mayor David Dinkins marched alongside an LGBT group in the NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Nowhere was the Joe Biden victory celebrated more than in the small Irish towns of Ballina and Cooley where the president-elect's Irish ancestors came from.
On November 12, 1954, Ellis Island officially closed after admitting millions of immigrants from all around the world into the United States.
Despite their best efforts, the GOP and Donald Trump can’t win by pretending they won.
Thirty years ago today Ireland had its own presidential election, one that shaped the future of the country in a profound way and which reverberates still.
Joe Biden's Irish Catholic roots will be at the heart of him winning the electoral vote in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
As Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds played an integral role in the Northern Ireland peace process.
Scottish voters want an independent Scotland. Why? Brexit!
Political consultant James Carville keeps his eye on one statistic in the lead up to the presidential election.
Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty may be one of the greatest Irish men who ever lived, yet his story is hardly known. This brave priest saved thousands of civilians and Allied soldiers during World War II.
Joe Biden has been inspired throughout his life by fellow Irish Catholic Democrat, the late President John F. Kennedy.
Fungie appears to have disappeared from Dingle Bay in Co Kerry having entertained tourists for the past 37 years.
Biden's luck of the Irish helped propel him to become the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee after President Obama threw his support behind Clinton in 2016.
Pope Francis calls for "civil union law" for same-sex couples within the Catholic Church in the new documentary "Francesco."
With less than three weeks until the presidential election, IrishCentral founder Niall O'Dowd is baffled how Trump and Biden are neck and neck.
When catastrophic change comes it leaves us disbelieving at first and very slow to accept. Such is the way with COVID-19.
Dr. Kevin Cahill recounts in his new book how Archbishop of New York Terence Cardinal Cooke wielded his influence to support an AIDS symposium.
US Representative Richie Neal wields great power in Washington, DC. He speaks with Niall O'Dowd about his Irish American upbringing and his current role in politics.
Joe Biden looks like he's set to win the 2020 US Presidential election but let's not forget what happened to Hillary Clinton.
IrishCentral founder Niall O'Dowd says that he had no expectation of finding any DNA strain outside of Irish.
The 25th Amendment allows the President to temporarily step aside without forfeiting office.
The Ulster Covenant was signed 108 years ago this week, creating the foundation stone for the partition of Ireland. We live with the consequences of it to this day.
IrishCentral launches Irish Heritage Tree, planting roots in Ireland
Ancient bones reveal Irish are not Celts after all
Coronavirus live updates: 17 deaths reported between NI and RoI today
Stunning images reveal "the dark underbelly of rural Irish life"
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The forgotten Irish American verses of Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Thanksgiving roast turkey with sage and onion stuffing recipe
A lucky buyer has scooped up this "truly magnificent" castle in Co Kerry
Jane Byrne - the Irish American woman who broke the glass ceiling in Chicago
With Chris Dodd out, who will be the next US Ambassador to Ireland?
It’s going to be a long winter! Here are the best Irish books of 2020