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Easter is a major holiday in Ireland, second only to Christmas, for a host of reasons, some of which are religious and some historical.
The incredible good luck of a woman who should have perished on the Titanic on April 15, 1912, and instead went on to start a new life, in the New World.
April 7 is World Health Day. To mark it, learn about these ancient Irish remedies and cures!
In April 1926, a woman raised on Merrion Square in Dublin attempted to assassinate the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini.
In April 1941, Belfast suffered the first of four air attacks by the Germans Air Force, the Luftwaffe. At least 1,000 people were killed in the attacks as the city lay unprepared and undefended.
How brothers Arthur Shields and Barry Fitzgerald went from Dublin to Hollywood.
Do you know the difference between the Guinness harp and the Irish government's harp symbol?
Chilling last words of a 19-year-old Cork man who died on the RMS Titanic after it struck an iceberg, en route to New York.
Delia McDermott survived the Titanic despite climbing out of a lifeboat to retain a prized possession. She was one of 14 people from Addergoole in Co Mayo who boarded the liner, 11 of whom perished.
If you’re of the Reagan tribe, you have American Presidents and High Kings of Ireland in your background. Yet what are the Irish origins of the surname?
Most tourists, both Irish and international, will be unfamiliar with Rathcroghan in County Roscommon, but it used to be Ireland's ancient royal capital.
Did you know that approximately 300 women took part in the Easter Rising?
Today, April 3, marks National Tweed Day! We celebrate with a look inside the family-run artisans Molloy & Sons.
As the Covid-19 pandemic tests us all and fear and anxiety are rife it seems that IrishCentral's readers are in search of solace and this Irish blessing of light and hope seems perfect in these unnerving times.
The explosion of individuals submitting DNA samples to genealogy search companies has opened a new and exciting door.
Do you know how Hollywood, California, got its name? Its start has its beginning right back in Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Titanic experts are at odds over reports that human remains may be embedded in the wreckage of the White Star Liner.
All about Casey, an Irish name with a rich tradition in the arts.
Burke - If you bear one of these names you could be a musician or politician.
Celtic culture can be found in eight different European regions.
The tragic story of the Irish “mud crawlers” who fled to Wales during the Famine.
Imagine spending your entire life as an only child, then one day, 85 years later, finding out you had a brother.
Members of the Connolly clan have been politicians, revolutionaries, and even comedians!
The chance discovery of ancient bones under an Irish pub in County Antrim in the mid-2000s has cast doubt over whether Irish people are actually related to the ancient Celts at all.
Gallagher is an Irish surname steeped in musical tradition.
How to attend the best Irish trad music concerts without leaving home
World Health Day: Ancient Irish health tips, remedies, and cures
Irish researcher says existing vaccine could help prevent coronavirus
Pink Supermoon visible over Ireland and the world
Kennedy family pays tribute to Maeve and Gideon after tragic disappearance and death
Coronavirus live updates: 5 deaths, 84 cases newly confirmed in Northern Ireland
Ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day that don't involve a pub
Irish film recommendations for the COVID-19 lockdown
Irish music: the best hidden gems to stream during quarantine
Dublin Viking dig uncovers Ireland’s first prison cells
Memories during the coronavirus pandemic - surviving the Spanish flu