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Whether you've strong Irish roots or are still searching for your own Irish family history, this October we're celebrating you all!
From our autumnal landscapes and lively wildlife to our varied history, this issue is a celebration of all things Irish.
Unsung Irish hero John Devoy championed the 1916 Easter Rising in America after his exile from Ireland.
A collection of photographs and videos from John Paul II's famed visit to Ireland in 1979.
Irish poet and musician Krunchie Killeen gives new life to “An Cúilfhionn” with his modern adaptation "The Cool One."
Today we celebrate his life and achievements! To Arthur!
What sort of family tree produces this Late Show host? Genealogical expert Megan Smolenyak shows that Stephen Colbert's roots are almost completely Irish.
Legendary Irish writer Brendan Behan, responsible for some of the best-known and most wise quotes.
King of the Showbands Larry Cunningham, who had a number one hit with "Lovely Leitrim", died on September 28, 2012.
Kennedy rode in the SS-100-X Lincoln convertible on Nov. 22, 1963, on his way to Caswell Air Force base, where he flew to Dallas.
Is it possible to distill fact from fiction in the shadowy domain of Irish mythology?
A look at the muses who influenced William Butler Yeats, the first Irish man to ever win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
In search of an Irish name for a baby girl? Here are the top 50 and their meanings!
The amazing tales behind the creation of Northern Ireland’s most popular tourist attraction.
Twelve boats, dating from 2,500 BC to the 11th century AD, along with other Viking artifacts discovered in Lough Corrib in Connemara, County Galway.
Dubliner James Fitzmaurice went on to become the aviation pioneer remembered for being the first pilot to fly transatlantic from east-to-west.
"Living in the Landscape," now available on the IFI Player, delves into the history and creation of traditional tools used in everyday life in Ireland.
Milesians not Irish founder - We have been taught for a few generations that the Irish descend from the Celts.
Thomas Ashe was only 35 when he died on September 25, 1917, after a so-called “botched” force-feeding while on hunger strike in Mountjoy prison.
How a Dublin chef has transported an ancient flame to the heart of Ireland following a mystic vision.
The Salmon of Knowledge is the ancient Irish legend of the folklore hero Finn Mac Cumhaill came to have all world’s knowledge.
It has long been assumed that the population of Ireland grew steadily until it was devastated by the Great Famine but now we know why.
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.
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Tír Na nÓg - The legend of Oisín, Niamh and land of eternal youth
Why women will win White House for Joe Biden
In the time of Trump, JFK reminds us of how inspirational a president can be
Bloody Sunday: Northern Ireland upholds decision to not prosecute 15 British soldiers
Another reason for undecided Irish Americans to vote for Joe Biden
Mick Mulvaney says Internal Market Bill not an immediate threat to Good Friday Agreement