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We remember Muhammad Ali vs Leo Spinks II on this day, September 15, 1978, with a look back at Ali's Irish roots.
A massive research project, 15 years in the making, revealed that beneath Dublin’s modern streets lies a trove of buried Viking warriors and artifacts.
From princesses to presidents, these ten personalities each have one thing in common: an Irish grandfather.
Waterford, Ireland's oldest city, has no shortage of places to visit and explore.
On September 12 1953 Jacqueline Lee Bouvier and John F Kennedy were married in Rhode Island.
The greatly unknown and fantastic story of John Barry, the young boy from Wexford who became the stuff of legends.
As the world prepares for the Breaking Bad follow up, the Netflix movie El Camino, we take a look at the real-deal Walter White, aka Bryan Cranston's strong Irish roots.
Viking swords and foundations of buildings have been discovered in Cork city.
On September 11, 1649, the County Louth town of Drogheda was the scene of one of the worst massacres to take place on Irish soil, blackening the name of Oliver Cromwell in Ireland forever.
Twelve boats, dating from 2,500 BC to the 11th century AD, along with other Viking artifacts were discovered in Lough Corrib in Connemara, County Galway in 2014
A new documentary series reveals the full story of De Valera’s trip to America in 1919.
Tom Kettle: Irish War Poet and nationalist was remembered by the Irish in France on the eve of the anniversary of his death.
A Viking weaver's sword dating from the 11th century was among several significant Viking artifacts unearthed in Cork City excavations in 2017.
"The [genetic] signatures that turned up in Ireland are most similar to those from the north and west coasts of Norway."
Five Irish American brothers the Sullivans made the ultimate sacrifice during World War II.
The Titanic was an ocean-liner like no other and the food served was an insight into the social disparities of the time with first-class passengers enjoying a ten-course meal for dinner.
John Purroy Mitchel, the 95th Mayor of New York from 1914-1917, was the grandson of an Irish Nationalist.
Here's how to start your journey into your Viking genealogical research.
The Viking invasions of Ireland have had a lasting impact on the genetic makeup of Irish people.
Many memorials were built after the realization that so many people would not be coming home. There are 5 in Ireland.
Irish artist and writer Christy Brown, passed away on this day (Sept 7) in 1981, is remembered by many people as a character played by Daniel Day-Lewis in the movie "My Left Foot."
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.
Niall O'Dowd, founder of The Irish Voice and IrishCentral, reflects on the day that everything changed.
DNA research has revealed the genetic impact that the Irish people, mainly women, who were taken as slaves by the Vikings had in Iceland.
New RTÉ documentary "Reprisals" explores Britain's history in Ireland through the story of the murder of a 24-year-old pregnant mother in 1920.
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White House says Pence not anti-gay because he had lunch with gay Irish leader
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