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Irish explorer Tom Crean was the Ice Man, whose extraordinary achievements during three expeditions to the Antarctic at the start of the last century lay dormant for almost 80 years.
Kurt Cobain had a special affinity to Ireland and his Irish roots, according to his family.
The Amhrán na bhFiann / The Soldiers Song was performed at Ireland’s Parliament as new proposals launched to mark the 110th anniversary of Peadar Kearney’s tune.
The RMS Carpathia was sunk by a German U-boat 100 years ago today.
Meghan Markle may have cousins in Belfast since her ancestor, Mary McCue, came from the city.
Boy George's relative was a legendary IRA man executed during the War of Independence.
On July 15, 1899, former Irish Taoiseach Seán Lemass was born in Dublin. We celebrate the legacy of the Irish World War II leader.
Could DNA findings answer long-held questions regarding a possible link between ancient Egyptians and the Emerald Isle?
The prize rewards of straying off the beaten path and exploring historic beautiful spots around the country.
Elizabeth Margaret McNally was the first female to be sentenced to death by electric chair.
An ancient circular enclosure was recently discovered near Newgrange, Co Meath.
What are the odds that the richest ever Irishman would be born in a Dublin one-room hovel with a pig, his parents and a sister for company?
Catholic Jacobite captain's account reveals more than 1,000 Irish Catholic troops were "dead drunk" on July 12, 1690
How the Irish Easter Rebellion leader and the Hollywood mega-star of the 1940s are linked through one of her many marriages.
These unique Irish baby names for girls and unique Irish baby names for boys will stay true to your Irish ancestry while still offering something a little different.
What caused Ireland's potato famine? After 168 years, scientists discovered the answer.
JFK's relatives, however distant they may be, can be seen here in an archived video prior to his state visit to Ireland in 1963.
Connemara Patch, a forgotten Irish community that was located on St Paul’s East Side in the early 1880s, was home to several generations of Irish working-class families
Amaryllis Fox, the former covert CIA operative married to Robert F. Kennedy III, has had a fascinating life and she's only 37. Here are the fast facts you need to know about Amaryllis Fox.
If every myth and legend about Blarney Castle and the Blarney Stone were true, it would be the most significant rock in history. Here are the facts of this favorite Irish tourist attraction.
From Christopher Columbus, the Civil War, the Declaration of Independence even down the National Anthem! The Irish have a lot to answer for when it comes to the USA!
Did you know that eight Irish, three born in Ireland, signed the iconic US document? We take a look a how these incredible men were.
On the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg we remember the Irish Pennsylvania Fighting 69th "put up a magnificent fight that saved the Angle and killed any chance that Pickett’s division".
The independence celebrated on this July 4th was fought for by many brave men who paid the ultimate price.
Stunning photos of the Kingdom that is Kerry
UK flights cannot enter Irish airspace with hard border, Irish leader warns
Irish bookmakers Paddy Power dramatically increase odds of Trump impeachment
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is having the time of her life in Ireland after cancer battle
Remembering the late, great Frank McCourt
Dire warning that Theresa May speech will “break the Irish peace process”
Is No Irish Need Apply coming into play with the US Green Card lottery?
Great White sharks to invade Irish waters soon due to global warming
Irish woman desperately seeks aid in funding medical travel to combat heartbreaking disease
Putting Ireland's diaspora at the center of our global engagement