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Ensure you're not stolen away by fairies on October 31st. Tools to keep those devilish, ghastly ghouls at bay on Samhain.
If you have a common last name finding what county your ancestors are from is crucial.
Ireland's Minister for the Diaspora will announce more than $1.1 million in fresh funding to 24 organizations in the US as part of Ireland's Emigrant Support Programme.
The study finds Scottish and Irish people have integrated into Viking society well enough to receive a full Viking burial.
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The Jack-O-Lantern story comes from Irish folklore, and the original was a far cry from the cute friendly Halloween decoration we know today!
So many famous faces have Irish heritage and here are some that may surprise you.
The scariest of Halloween monsters and ghouls have the Irish to thank for their terrifying origins.
An Irish ghost returning from the dead in warning makes this super creepy tale one of Ireland's greatest ghost stories for Halloween.
An Irish American mother and half-black, half-Venezuelan father - the pop star Mariah Carey hangs on to some childhood trauma.
All Hallows Eve actually began as a harvest festival, the Celtic Feast of the Dead, several millennia ago in Ireland. Here are some Halloween recipes to help you celebrate.
Have popular Irish baby names changed over the years?
John F. Kennedy has roots from all over Ireland, not just Wexford, as was thought back in the '60s.
October is National Seafood Month - whip up this quick and easy treat to celebrate!
Hear the best of Irish Halloween superstition and tradition straight from the mouths of people who lived it.
Three of Ireland’s greats celebrate their birthdays on October 16.
The history of Halloween is fascinating - thanks, in large part, to the Irish.
Ragamuffin Day is still celebrated each year with a Thanksgiving parade in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
So, you’re sure your ancestors came from the Emerald Isle?
"He was very proud of being Irish...he really felt his Irish roots were at the core of his being."
Marilyn Monroe's ancestral Clan Munro has been found to have a direct link to Ireland.
Research published in 2015 delivered proof of Irish people's ancient connections to the Middle East and Russia.
Take a journey to the heart of Irish music with this unique performance by Ireland's leading musicians in the spectacular setting of Future Forests, a unique garden center in rural West Cork.
The invasion by Edward Bruce ultimately gave rise to the two nations we now know as Ireland and Scotland.
Kate and Mike Lancor of Old Friends Genealogy, based in New Hampshire, share some tips for researching your Irish ancestors.
8 reasons to press the Green Button and get back to Ireland
Original Irish Jack-o-Lanterns made of turnips were truly terrifying
COVID live updates: "We can turn this around," says Ireland's HSE chief
How the Irish ward off evil spirits at Halloween
The most famous people in the world with Irish roots
How to make Irish nachos, the perfect "cheat meal"
The Irish diaspora in the US marches on, with a helping hand from Ireland
How to make the perfect Irish salmon dinner
"No justice" for victims, including Irish dancer, as high school shooter pleads guilty
Visit the Armada House, Kinsale, County Cork
Northern Ireland centenary service hears border still a source of division