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On this dark day, November 22, 1963: Irish American President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.
Caroline Kennedy and her three children spoke about President Kennedy's enduring legacy in a video produced to mark what would have been JFK's 100th birthday.
Lyndon B. Johnson insisted that JFK’s wife Jackie Kennedy accompany him back to Washington hours after her husband's assasination
On this day, Nov 21, 1920, Michael Collins' squad "The Twelve Apostles" killed 14 British Secret Service Agents - a day which has gone down in history as "Bloody Sunday".
One historical account recalls a day of Thanksgiving celebrated in 1631 after a ship with Irish provisions arrived at a Massachusetts colony.
The history of how a force of 155 raw and poorly-equipped Irish soldiers held back an army of 3,500 rebels, including seasoned Belgian and French mercenaries, in the Congo and remarkably survived.
The name experts have spoken! Irish baby names are hardly getting a look in the US for 2020 and even the name Liam is a no show.
The US senator was born on November 20, 1925. Among his best quotes is a prediction of the success of Obama.
Never before in the history of the Republic had life on earth seemed so imperiled.
A letter that John F. Kennedy allegedly wrote to a woman believed to be his lover went up for auction, in June 2016.
Born in Dublin, the Irish soldier has heard Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863.
Now is your chance to solve that old mystery – was your grandfather a hero of the 1916 Rising?
IrishCentral readers have a true passion for history and we want you to join in the conversation on our Facebook group dedicated to Irish history.
A new documentary investigates the series of mistakes that led to the sinking of the Titanic during its maiden voyage in April 1912.
Nov 17 is Take a Hike Day! There is nothing better than having a hearty breakfast, getting out in the fresh air and walking through the beautiful countryside that surrounds you in Ireland.
One hundred years ago today, November 17, 1919, Cork Volunteers became creative, dared, and succeeded.
“That’s so cool!” the actor said on learning of his Irish roots.
It was 100 years ago when the Irish Parliament (Dail Eireann) was established and it was 100 years ago when it came under severe suppression when it was deemed illegal by Britain.
A look at William Pearse's life and his involvement alongside his brother Patrick during the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.
No UFOs of otherworldly acts, rather the amazing skill of forester Liam Emmery and his surreal and incredible legacy.
In 1919 a murder trial in Kansas City was interrupted by Eamon De Valera's tour of the United States.
Five Irish American brothers the Sullivans made the ultimate sacrifice during World War II.
On a winters day 100 years ago Michael Collins had the narrowest of escapes when British authorities raided one of his haunts in Dublin City.
Ned Kelly, the infamous Irish outlaw, famed for his final shootout and distinctive metal armor, finally faced execution on November 11, 1880.
An in-depth survey revealed the importance of the Hill of Tara to our Irish ancestors.
Remembering JFK – the assassination took place 56 years ago today
Caroline Kennedy’s son looks just like his uncle JFK Jr.
Traditional Irish plum pudding recipe for Christmas
Michael Collins and the Bloody Sunday massacre, 99 years ago today
JFK's legacy remembered on the anniversary of his assassination
WATCH: Trailer for new Irish-language Famine film "Arracht"
Here's how you can find your new Irish home with @CheapIrishHouses and RTÉ
Unionism is faltering on way to North's 100 anniversary
County Fermanagh restaurant named Northern Ireland’s Best Place To Eat
Right and roar of women - the need for the Equal Rights Amendment