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Learn the origin of the O'Reilly family name and other interesting facts.
A common Irish name may be the earliest recorded surname recorded in all of Europe! Irish surnames have quite a history.
Irish dancing Jean Butler, Hollywood star Gerard Butler, WB Yeats... all their names have roots in Ireland.
Documenting the sad, discriminatory history of "No Irish Need Apply" signs in Boston - today home to a large, proud and successful Irish community.
Check out the origins of the Sweeney name, its family crest and coat of arms, famous clan members, and some interesting facts!
The first grandchild of president John F. Kennedy, the eldest daughter of Caroline, Rose Kennedy Schlossberg, here's everything you need to know.
2014 saw parents' tastes remain the same with many traditional Irish names making it into the top 20.
Irish baby names are ever so popular in the United States.
Explore the history of the O'Neill name, its family crest, coat of arms, and famous clan members.
The Irish Crown Jewels disappeared from Dublin Castle on July 6, 1907, and have never been found.
From Aisling to Saoirse, these are ten of our favorite Irish baby girl names.
Jewish births, marriages, burials, school records and census information in Ireland dating back to 1664 released to the public.
Ever wondered about the history of your Irish surname or from where your last name originated? You can find your name's meaning or Irish last name origin in this comprehensive list.
There were three men who were born in Ireland that were signatories of the US Declaration of Independence. Learn about the historic document's Irish links here!
Global Rossie Day kicks off at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, and will feature musical performances from Roscommon natives, like Fintan Donnelly, in addition to interviews with natives around the world.
Interesting facts about the famous O'Hara family name and its coat of arms.
The origins of the name Campbell lie in the Irish (Gaelic) language – from the Irish words for Cam = crooked, and Beál = ‘mouth’.
It doesn’t surprise us in the slightest that our favorite Irish actor is playing a big influence on New Yorkers’ baby names.
There has always been a great interest in Irish family names, both from those born in Ireland and from the millions around the world who are proud to claim Irish ancestry.
Here’s a list of some of the most tongue-twisting Irish names, and a guide on how to pronounce them!
Antrim-born tailor Hercules Mulligan fitted clothes for New York’s upper class, extracting their military secrets.
Interested in the history behind your Irish family name? Find out more about the Harrington clan.
'Facts and Figures of the Belfast Pogrom 1920-1922' was pulped before it was ever distributed - but several copies were rescued.
Did you know an Irishman was the first person to step off Columbus' ship and set foot on American ground?
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