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A look at JFK's sister Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy, and her scandalous life that was cut tragically short.
“When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” is one of the most recognizable and most beloved Irish songs ever written.
Irish explorer Tom Crean was the Ice Man, whose extraordinary achievements during three expeditions to the Antarctic at the start of the last century lay dormant for almost 80 years.
50 years since the US landed a man on the moon with the Apollo 11 mission, we look back at JFK's inspiring "We choose to go to the moon" speech.
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins was grandson of poor farmer from County Cork.
The fascinating story of an old Galway town that refused to give up its traditions.
Picture Post magazine commissioned the poet to go to the ancient fair and write a piece about it but such work never materialized.
On the night of August 14, 1919, Francis Murphy was at home in Glann reading a book by the hearth.
Famous astronauts with links to Ireland, from Neil Armstrong to Chris Hadfield.
50 years ago, on July 18, 1969, the Chappaquiddick incident killed Mary Jo Kopechne and ended Ted Kennedy’s presidential goals.
Irish pilot John Hemingway, who survived being shot down four times in World War II, shares his thoughts on turning 100.
IrishCentral contributor Terry McKeown learns about where the people of Belfast's Sailortown ended up.
The legacy of our Irish ancestor's struggles live on in this County Louth historic castle.
John F. Kennedy, Jr. tragically died in a plane crash on July 16, 1999. Learn about the late president's son here.
Timothy O’Sullivan was one of the best known and most prolific documenters of the American Civil War.
As part of our July #InternationalIrish campaign and in partnership with the Irish Film Institute, we look at the outstanding Monsignor Reid collection.
Who were the Druids? Today the word conjures thoughts of magic, wizardry, and spiritualism, but in ancient times the definition of Druid was much broader.
After 92 years IrishCentral has tracked down a young girl who appeared in a National Geographic photo from 1927 - 16-year-old Bridget Kane moved to the US just months after the photograph was taken.
Monsignor Edward Joseph Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town, was born on this day in 1886 in Co Roscommon.
Throughout June, we celebrated the O'Neill family and their success around the world.
Kissing the Blarney Stone, riding a horse through the lakes and valleys of Killarney, posing at the Giants Causeway - the Kennedy family did all this and more during trips to Ireland in the 1930s.
One US President was snubbed by the City Corporation while in the early 20th century, another was almost kidnapped by a Cork man!
Behind their glamorous looks and “Camelot” fame, the Kennedy dynasty family had an array of dark secrets.
No Irish sing-along is complete without a rendition of Spancil Hill.
The Irish Crown Jewels disappeared from Dublin Castle on July 6, 1907, and have never been found.
The secret history of one of Dublin’s busiest carparks
The Claddagh community of Galway and its lasting traditions
Remembering writer of "When Irish Eyes are Smiling" on his birthday
Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy - the scandalous, rebellious, and tragic life of JFK’s sister
Did you know that Michael Collins was the third man on the moon flight?
Irishman awaiting deportation signs forms that may begin process
Rave reviews for Irish star of country music movie "Wild Rose"
These are the most picture-worthy spots in Dublin
British Open champion Shane Lowry, an amazing Irish success story
Meet the Irish American who just sold 250,000 copies of the Mueller Report