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Bruce Springsteen's great-great-great-grandfather left Ireland for New Jersey in 1853.
Nicknamed "Patient Zero", the woman most of us know as 'Typhoid Mary,' was born on, September 23, 1869, in County Tyrone.
Ancient Irish myths and legends will get you in the Halloween and Samhain spirit.
Ireland is famous for its written word masterpieces. It’s tough to narrow down the best of the best.
Why did the Vikings go to Ireland? What are the tops facts about Vikings in Ireland and their contributions here? We look at everything from the Viking timeline to the Viking Irish blood.
For the Battle of Kinsale, the Spanish sailed to try to free Ireland from the British. On September 2, 1601, 33 ships sailed from Lisbon to Ireland.
The designer of the Riverdance set, Robert Ballagh, was born in Dublin on September 22, 1943.
A look at ten of the most common last names in Ireland and their fascinating histories.
Need to find an Irish name quick? Here are the top 100.
Ireland's ancient rivers are a fertile breeding ground for tales of mystical Gods and powerful warriors.
1916 leader Éamonn Ceannt was born on this day, Sept. 21, 1881.
Exploring the misty magic of Irish folklore with the first interactive map of Ireland and timeline.
On Sept 21, 1827, Michael Corcoran, a son of Sligo who became a Brigadier General in the US army, and a friend of President Lincoln was born.
Mary "Typhoid" Mallon spread typhoid in affluent houses across the NYC. Is she one of the ghosts on North Brother Island?
The rebel leader was executed on September 20 after a one-day trial, for the charge of high treason against the king.
Tales of witches, corpse-eating eels, lost mystical cities, Celtic foals, and mermaids all share the same setting - the Cliffs of Moher.
Genetic research offers an insight into the fate of thousands of ancient Irish women enslaved by the Vikings.
On March 30, 1880, Irish playwright Sean O'Casey was born. Today we celebrate his life and works and the controversy The Plough and the Stars at the Abbey Theater caused.
“Being New York, Being Irish”: A collection of essays that reflects on being Irish in America.
Here are some aspects of Irish life the Vikings were responsible for introducing.
Kennys Bookshop & Art Gallery in Galway is the oldest online bookstore in the world.
On September 17, 1862, some 22,000 soldiers, many of them members of the Irish Brigade, died during the Battle of Antietam.
Imagination merges with reality where the island of Hy-Brasil is remembered in both travelers’ records and ancient Irish legends.
Kate and Mike Lancor of Old Friends Genealogy, based in New Hampshire, share some tips for researching your Irish ancestors.
A look at how Sybil Connolly, raised in Ireland, shook up the American fashion market in the mid-20th century.
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