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In Kilshannig Graveyard there is a headstone dedicated to Sarah Curran but she is not buried there...
Several African Americans traveled from the US to Ireland on behalf of anti-slavery groups in the 1800s.
Happy Nova Scotia Heritage Day! Today we celebrate this great province and it's 25% Irish ancestry stats!
Since JFK's trip to County Wexford in 1963, almost every US President has traveled to Ireland, many visiting their ancestral homes.
Who was the Irish god Crom Cruach, what was the Killycluggin stone, and what did St. Patrick have to do with it all?
A survey in Ireland found that one-third of Irish people believe leprechauns exist. Do you believe in leprechauns?
Irish revolutionary Robert Emmet was executed over 200 years ago, but his final resting place has remained a mystery ever since.
Who has more of a way with words than the Irish?
A group of 600 Irish starving during the Great Hunger set out to Doolough to find food. Most of did not survive.
February is Black History Month in the US. Our writer in Dublin reflects on the influence Ireland's emancipation movement exerted on an iconic African-American.
In April 1926, a woman raised on Merrion Square in Dublin attempted to assassinate the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini.
Show your special someone just how much you love them with this Bailey's truffles recipe for Valentine's Day!
Former Congressman Joe Crowley shares a story about how music and a shared heritage can connect us, despite political differences.
Just some of the very many reasons you should swipe right on your dating app of choice and choose an Irishman.
Co Kerry native Maurice Brick recalls leaving rural Ireland for London sixty years ago.
Ireland is the best place in the world to propose to your significant other.
On Feb 5 1921, John "Shankers" Ryan, a top British tout, was executed by Michael Collins’ Squad, in Nighttown.
Crime boss Big Jim O’Leary became one of Chicago's biggest gangsters but many don't know his humble and tragic roots.
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Kelly, Byrne and Ryan going strong while Murphy retains top spot for more than 100 years.
Traditionally, February 29 was the day on which a woman could ask a man to marry her.
Intimate personal photographs from the Kennedy family give a brief insight into their lives out of the spotlight.
Have you ever wondered why St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17 specifically?
Love, family, strength - there's an ancient Celtic symbol for most anything!
Valentine Greatrakes, born in Waterford, was an Irish faith healer defended by the King of England.
Where’s the most perfect place in the world to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?
An Irish thatched cottage on the East Cork coast to dream of
Very good boy breaks Guinness World Record for tennis balls in his mouth
New York Irish for Bloomberg group forms
Roz Purcell's healthy cookie recipe for Chocolate Mint Day
Global GAA: Meet the biggest GAA club outside of Ireland
The world's most expensive Irish whiskey is now for sale
Titanic a gravesite claim Irish experts seeking to prevent salvage company entering it
Heart transplant recipient sends recording of heartbeat to grieving parents
Irish American millionaire houses homeless in his Cali mansion
Sinn Féin's left-leaning platform was the key to victory in historic election