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An Irish-American writer hopes to tell the story of the immigrant workers who helped build the Empire State Building in a record 13 months between March 1930 and May 1931.
The little-known story behind the author of the song "Lovely Leitrim," one of Ireland's finest ballads, which was a huge international hit when sung by the late great Larry Cunningham.
Monsignor Edward Joseph Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town, died on this day in 1948.
With the easing of restrictions and inter-county travel possible once more, the OPW has shared some welcoming news for history and heritage lovers.
You can view the cairn located in County Laois with an interactive map supported by the National Monuments Service.
In "His Mother" from the Irish Film Institute, an Irish man is reunited with his mother after emigrating to New York City from rural Ireland.
The new Frederick Douglass Way in Dublin retraces the abolitionist's transformative visit to Ireland in 1845.
Charles Cunningham Boycott was an English land agent who became infamous in Ireland.
The name has ranked number one in the list of top five boys names since 2017
The stories of the east Galway diaspora are varied and complex from the US Civil War, Canada, and to Australia and Ned Kelly.
James Connolly, the Edinburgh man calling the military shots from the GPO during the 1916 Easter Rising, was the “heart” of the rebellion
Seán MacDiarmada was one of the men capable of rousing Ireland out of its political coma.
The fascinating story of an old Galway town that refused to give up its traditions.
The fascinating life career of James Shields, who was born in Co Tyrone in May 1810.
Bono, aka Paul Hewson, turns 61 years old today! Here's a look at Irish rock band U2's ten best songs to celebrate
As Germany smoldered in the wake of the Second World War, a huge humanitarian campaign was launched to bring starving German children to Ireland in a period of Irish history that is often overlooked.
Irish wit, sayings, and songs that will help you celebrate your Irish Mammy this US Mother's Day, May 9.
May devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary are a series of Marian devotions held in the Catholic Church throughout the month of May.
One of the 1916 Easter Rising's stranger episodes. Thomas Kent did not go out to fight. The British came to him, looking for trouble.
Éamonn Ceannt was among the 16 men executed for their involvement with the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland.
Thirty-two Irishmen were sent to a labor camp - one for each county in Ireland.
Dublin native Michael Mallin prophetically said during the Easter Rising, "We will all be dead in a short time.”
Seán Heuston's men held a tactical position for more than two days during the 1916 Easter Rising.
After learning of the surrender, Con Colbert said "our cause is postponed to a future generation."
Landing safely on Ireland’s shores marks the origins of one of the world’s most beloved hymns.
Remembering the Irish NYPD patrolman who wrote one of Ireland's most loved ballads
After living in Ireland for almost one year, this is what I’ve learned
National Pet Month: 10 unique and amazing animals of Ireland
The top five places to visit in County Leitrim
COVID live updates: No deaths reported in NI, four reported in RoI
Australian TikToker wakes up with Irish accent after tonsil surgery
Cyberattack on Irish health servers causes widespread chaos and disruption
On this day 1948: Father Flanagan dies
The green mountains of Sligo and Leitrim will replenish your soul and refill your imagination