The ancient festival of Samhain paved the way for what we know today as Halloween. Here are some Celtic blessings to mark the Samhain season.
So you think your town is the most Irish in America? You might be surprised.
So, you’re sure your ancestors came from the Emerald Isle?
A look at ten of the most common last names in Ireland and their fascinating histories.
Is it possible to distill fact from fiction in the shadowy domain of Irish mythology?
Genetic research offers an insight into the fate of thousands of ancient Irish women enslaved by the Vikings.
One of Findmypast’s recent journeys into historical news was to explore the legend of the “Molly Maguires."
The first edition was published on Monday, August 30, 1841, four years before the Great Famine.
"He was very proud of being Irish...he really felt his Irish roots were at the core of his being."
Check out the history of the Kennedy name, its family crest and coat of arms, famous clan members, and other interesting facts.
Edward ‘Mick’ Mannock and Claude Nunney among the 80,000 Irishmen who fought in WWI.
Check out the history of the Brady name, its family crest and coat of arms, famous clan members, and other interesting facts.
Kelly, Byrne and Ryan going strong, while Murphy retains top spot for more than 100 years.
Explore the history of the Murphy name, its family crest, coat of arms, and famous clan members.
Learn interesting facts about the Kelly family name, its origin, and famous clan members.
Learn the origin of the O'Reilly family name and other interesting facts.
Ever wondered about the history of your Irish surname or from where your last name originated? You can find your name's meaning or Irish last name origin in this comprehensive list.
Mary Murphy, who died in 1904, claimed she was born in Dublin on Christmas Day 1770.
From princesses to presidents, these ten personalities each have one thing in common: an Irish grandfather.
The crooner famous for the Christmas tune "White Christmas" has strong Irish roots. Today, on his birthday, we examine the amazing Irish ancestry of Bing Crosby.
Over 2.5 million images of Irish births, deaths and marriage records from the General Register Office, were released online for the first time.
International Women's Day, March 8, celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
The Irish are not the only tribe linked to the Celts that have made an impact in the United States, introducing the people of Cornwall.
Ernest Shackleton died on this day, Jan 5, 1922, aged just 47. The County Kildare man died having become one of Ireland's best-known explorers of the Polar Regions.
Seventeen-year-old Irish girl was the first over 12 million who sailed past the Statue of Liberty and arrived in New York City.
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Oscar Wilde’s 11 best quotes on the anniversary of his death
Interesting facts about President John F. Kennedy
Coronavirus live updates: 11 deaths reported between NI and RoI today
Thanksgiving roast turkey with sage and onion stuffing recipe
On this day: Irish woman Mary Harris 'Mother Jones' died in 1930
The Irish Rocket Man who almost blew up a Massachusetts town
To Be Irish at Christmas - New diaspora initiative launched by Irish government
British government declines to pursue public inquiry into 1989 Pat Finucane murder
Genetic mapping reveals ancestry between Ireland and Scotland