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No trip to Dublin is complete without visiting Glasnevin Cemetery, one of the most beautiful and historically significant sites in all of Ireland.
This Christmas season, I think about Christmas in Ireland when my father was young, and how the world has changed since that time.
Proud Irish Americans honor their Irish heritage by cleaning their ancestor's graves.
A political and cultural activism Ethna Carbery left much work behind her when she died young, including this famous ballad recorded by great such as The Dubliners and The Pogues.
It may be silly, but there are precautions you can take to ward off bad luck – and the Irish are big believers in this kind of caution.
The Irish will never let go of these little rituals and traditions during Christmas time.
Babette Smith recounts the harrowing tale of the shipwreck of an Irish convict ship and its rescue by Aborigines in Australia.
From Kilkenny to the home of the President of the United State of America – an Irish architect in America.
Until the Irish brought Halloween to the shores of America, horror stories were best associated with the run up to Christmas time.
Irish records once thought lost forever have been successfully recreated and will be available online by 2022.
Patrick Kavanagh's "A Christmas Childhood" is the most quoted of Christmas poems from Ireland - and it's no wonder why.
Once a day of obligation, schools across Ireland would close on the feast day of the Immaculate Conception, often meaning people flooded to Dublin to get a start on their Christmas shopping.
The Irish got their nation, but they also got a Civil War.
“You leave a can of Guinness, a slice of Christmas cake and a carrot out on Christmas Eve.”
A letter addressed to Santa Claus was found after over 100 years
Throughout Ireland, Germany, Belgium, France, and around the world today, Christians will engage in their own special traditions to celebrate St. Nicholas Day 2018.
Can you imagine receiving a stiff fine for wishing someone Merry Christmas?
Ireland, like most countries, has a number of Christmas traditions that are all its own. We have a look at some of the best traditions that you can bring into your own homes this holiday season.
Co Kerry native Maurice Brick recalls the Christmases of his childhood spent in a small village on the coast of Ireland.
The Depressed Poet and Founder of Outlaws for Christ on how discovering his Irish ancestry through a DNA test meant the world to him.
Maureen O’Carroll, born in Sydney of Irish immigrants, refused to play the British patriotic song to honor her Irish Republican parents.
The amazing generosity, poverty, and selflessness displayed in a miraculous letter that survived up a chimney in Hell's Kitchen ignites the spirit of Christmas.
Identical twins from Co Antrim still have an inseparable bond at 96 years of age.
How Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh and The Dubliner's frontman Luke Kelly came together for the famous Dublin ballad On Raglan Road.
The Irish Film Institute presents footage of President John F. Kennedy's historic visit to his ancestral homeland of Ireland in June 1963, just months before his tragic assassination.
Go behind the gates with the new Guinness Brewery Tour
Irish women are among the hottest in the world
Traditional Irish Christmas cake recipe the whole family will enjoy
Senator asks Irish government to start preparations for United Ireland, after British elections
The history of Irish Christmas traditions
Try these mince pie recipes from Darina Allen this Christmas
Moya Brennan, First Lady of Celtic Music, to play a holiday concert at The Met
Is the Irish housing and homeless crisis changing Irish society itself?
Boris Johnson has signed the death warrant of the United Kingdom