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From Murphy to O'Connor - the popular Irish family names now big names in the United States.
Found in a flea market in NC six years ago, the tintype group photos of these bad hombres could be worth $5 million.
"My mother’s maiden name is Esther Maguire...Yes I have Irish ancestry."
From now through Thanksgiving, Ancestry is offering DNA kit tests for $79.00 and 20% off gift memberships for the holidays.
Wonder what’s involved in taking an AncestryDNA test? IrishCentral was live in Dublin talking through the process with an expert.
AncestryDNA’s simple saliva test can trace your ethnicity back multiple generations and provide insight into your ancestry.
An excerpt from Mark Bulik’s The Sons of Molly Maguire – Chapter 1: “A Slumbering Volcano”
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.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the artist who immortalized Lincoln, and Sherman, dedicated his last great work to Charles Stewart Parnell.
How did Willie Pearse die? Where is Willie Pearse buried? Find all you need to know on the famous Pearse brother and his family tree here.
British Pathé video shows locals enjoying traditional Irish dancing at the crossroads in Drumshanbo.
A ship was named after the five heroic Sullivan brothers, who died together aboard the USS Juneau on November 13, 1942.
From world class writers, to peace keepers and pioneers of science the Irish who have been internationally praised.
Just two months before his own tragic death, John F Kennedy Jr laid bare. A lost leader? Judge for yourself.
“Lest we forget” is the inscription on the new, controversial poppy pin being sold by the Limerick branch of the Royal British Legion, but for most of the past century the motto in Ireland has been “Lest we remember.”
Lance Corporal Hackney illegally documented life in the trenches; photos have been published for the first time.
Remembering the life of infamous outlaw, gang leader, and Irish convict Ned Kelly on the anniversary of his death in Australia.
Stories from an unconventional lucky life, from an orphanage to fighting and surviving World War II.
The first Veterans Day, usually called Armistice or Remembrance Day in Ireland, was marked in 1919 a year to the day after the guns fell silent across the Western Front.
The "Book of Common Prayer" was discovered in a Church of Ireland rectory in Monkstown after being stolen from Marsh's Library in 1840.
The grief and joy of being reunited one day – a cousin’s tragic death in the Vietnam War.
The more you study the life of Irish rebel leader Patrick Pearse, the more elusive he becomes.
The hottest coach in college football on hard times, politics, his Boston Irish roots, and visiting his ancestral home.
Tell us what Irish blessing means the world to you and we’ll be sure to feature it on IrishCentral.
Ireland’s Easter Rising commemorations – a grass roots success, celebrated by Eire’s international diaspora.
No Irish Need Apply? Not anymore
Jackie believed Lyndon B. Johnson had John F. Kennedy killed
9 Irish American surnames explained by the experts
What are the best places to live in Ireland?
Another disappeared beach in Ireland has mysteriously reappeared
Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery continues to struggle with loss of Irish love
David Cassidy's Irish roots: What you need to know
Ohio governor hopeful Bill O’Neill goes on bizarre rant about his sexual exploits
Who deserves a home? Ireland’s housing crisis death sentence
Would you be able to handle the largest Irish breakfast in Ireland?
Galway city buskers enraged as they may be driven off the streets by new restrictions