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.
So, you’re sure your ancestors came from the Emerald Isle?
Ancestry.com DNA tests have identified that two-thirds of all their test takers are at least five percent Irish.
From princesses to presidents, these ten personalities each have one thing in common: an Irish grandfather.
The Viking invasions of Ireland have had a lasting impact on the genetic makeup of Irish people.
Genetic research offers an insight into the fate of thousands of ancient Irish women enslaved by the Vikings.
Check out these Irish language resources to help you learn a new language for 2019.
Throughout June, we celebrated the O'Neill family and their success around the world.
O'Sullivans and Sullivans are a global entity and we want to know where they are based.
Explore the history of the O'Neill name, its family crest, coat of arms, and famous clan members.
Jewish births, marriages, burials, school records and census information in Ireland dating back to 1664 released to the public.
The incredibly fertile Irish warlord, Niall of the Nine Hostages, is thought to have 3 million descendants worldwide. Could you be one of them?
Meghan Markle is African American, Dutch, English and Irish, and her Irish roots have a compelling story to go with them.
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
Certain influential Americans are quite snobby when it comes to which ethnic history is or is not chic but what's true is more Irish Americans should explore their family's history
The stories around my father’s childhood were incomplete as if the story behind them was a great secret or a tragedy best left forgotten.
Kilmainham Jail has published prisoners' autograph books from 1916 online. The collection offers a compelling insight into the minds of the men during the Easter Rising.
The Treanor family are looking for IrishCentral's readers to help them spread the word about their first clan gathering in Co Monaghan next month.
Interested in the history behind your Irish family name? Find out more about the Quinn clan.
Check out the story of the name O'Malley, its family crest, coat of arms, and famous members.
Interesting facts about the famous O'Hara family name and its coat of arms.
Find out more about the story of the O'Flaherty family name, its famous clan members, and other interesting facts.
Check out the story of the name McCarthy, its family crest, coat of arms, and famous members.
Interesting facts about the famous Joyce family name and its coat of arms.
Where’s the most perfect place in the world to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?
An Irish thatched cottage on the East Cork coast to dream of
Very good boy breaks Guinness World Record for tennis balls in his mouth
New York Irish for Bloomberg group forms
Global GAA: Meet the biggest GAA club outside of Ireland
Jack Black drinking Guinness in Dublin sparks hilarious new meme
Young Irish dancer in critical condition after being hit by a car
The world's most expensive Irish whiskey is now for sale
Irish singing priest on “Dancing with the Stars” admits to receiving abuse
Titanic a gravesite claim Irish experts seeking to prevent salvage company entering it
Heart transplant recipient sends recording of heartbeat to grieving parents