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Conradh na Gaelige shared a list of popular Irish translations of modern phrases. Check out these fun texting abbreviations as Gaeilge!
The three day Celtic Celebration features live music, dance, children's activities, marketplace, genealogy, comedy, Celtic Canines, and more!
These are the most popular boy names in the Irish Gaelic language in Ireland.
"Danny Boy," perhaps Ireland's most famous ballad, has a long history. Irish American author Malachy McCourt unravels the mysteries surrounding the tune.
Sir Roger Casement was executed at Pentonville Prison in London on August 3, 1916.
A guide to the pronunciation, meaning, and alternatives to the most popular Irish girl names.
Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa published the United Irishman while he was exiled in New York in the late 19th century, using the paper to promote the cause of Irish national liberation from British rule.
Irish Fenian leader and prominent member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa died in the US on June 29, 1915.
On July 31, 1838, the Poor Law was introduced to Ireland. The hardship of the souls who sought salvation from disease and starvation are graphically illustrated through the records of the time.
Keep these Irish blessings in mind for your nearest and dearest friendships.
Henry Ford, the maker of the Model T and the man behind the development of the assembly line technique of mass production, had strong Irish links.
On July 30, 1919, four men - known as Michael Collins's 'Squad' - carried out the assassination of Detective Patrick 'The Dog' Smith in Dublin.
The Great Irish Fair is returning on Saturday, September 25th and is ready to welcome Irish music, dance, and Irish products to Coney Island, New York.
The collection contains records for individuals admitted to almshouses between 1758 and 1952 in New York City and has nearly half a million Irish names listed.
Hidden away from their family for the crime of illegitimacy, they died agonizingly slow deaths.
An extract from the new book "Arise And Go: W.B. Yeats and the People and Places That Inspired Him" by Kevin Connolly.
The Irish Fest Summer School registration is open and anyone in the world can sign-up and join their range of online Irish-themed classes.
Tom Crean, Irish Antarctic hero, died on July 27, 1938. In commemoration, we take at a look at the Kerryman's life.
A common Irish name may be the earliest recorded surname recorded in all of Europe! Irish surnames have quite a history.
Happy Birthday to George Bernard Shaw, the only person to have won both an Oscar and a Nobel Prize in Literature.
Edward "Mick" Mannock was one of the greatest pilots in the British Army during WW1 and he was born in Ireland, His death took place today, July 26, in 1918.
Infamous Lt Colonel George Custer loved to sing "Garryowen" when he and the 7th Cavalry massacred native American villages in the all-out campaign in the 1870s.
The historic links between Guinness' St. James’s Gate, in Dublin, and the Catholic pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, in Spain.
Irish Famine immigrants created a lasting legacy in the city of Boston that shaped the future for many Irish Americans.
This traditional naming pattern once used in Ireland could be a useful tool when trying to fill in the gaps of your Irish roots.
These are the Irish songs to get the party started
Danny Boy: The history behind Ireland's most famous ballad
Maureen O’Hara’s marriages and loves: The good, the bad and the ugly
COVID live updates: More than 8.2 million vaccines administered across Ireland
Irish bride and groom brought to tears by surprise "Stand By Me" performance
US Infrastructure Act could be Joe Biden’s biggest win
What it was like to have John Hume as our father
Tributes paid to priest, bus driver killed in Cork road accident
NY GAA Report: Kerry / Donegal goals overwhelm Na Fianna