Yet more research shows that the Irish have more Viking ancestry than we previously believed.
O'Brien clan celebrates Irish heritage in May 2018 with a trip to Ireland while also aiding Irish students at Trinity
A relic of St Nicholas buried in a Kilkenny graveyard could be sent off for DNA testing to prove its authenticity once and for all.
"The [genetic] signatures that turned up in Ireland are most similar to those from the north and west coasts of Norway."
Genetics and Genealogy have come together to produce new knowledge on the impact of historical immigration, invasion and plantation.
Meghan Markle is African American, Dutch, English and Irish, and her Irish roots have a compelling story to go with them.
Research indicates Turkish farmers arrived in Ireland about 6,000 years ago, bringing agriculture with them.
From Murphy to O'Connor - the popular Irish family names now big names in the United States.
Happy Halloween blessings to recite to your friends and family on our favorite Celtic festival, Samhain.
The Boss's great-great-great-grandfather left Ireland for New Jersey in 1853.
The Italian-born inventor of the radio Guglielmo Marconi had an Irish mother from one very famous Irish family.
As the world mourns the loss of the Rhinestone Cowboy, here's what you need to know about the singer's Irish connections.
Sense of loss of family acute in the letters of Irish emigrants, but there was hope, too, in the New World.
Sham! The facts are that the first four letters of the word shamrock are brutally and cruelly accurate.
There has been an increase in the ethnic Irish numbers to 34 million according to the census, but are the numbers correct?
Over 2.5 million images of Irish births, deaths and marriage records from the General Register Office, were released online for the first time.
Prisoners' autograph books from 1916 published online. The collection offers a compelling insight into the minds of the men of 1916.
17-year-old Irish girl was the first over 12 million who sailed past the Statue of Liberty and arrived in New York City.
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.
Harrowing tale of the wreck of a convict ship and rescue by Aborigines.
Discover whether your family name derives from a location, profession, relationship, or nickname using this newly published dictionary.
Son of an Irish blacksmith is America's chief defender
The Hollywood star picks up his hometown’s highest honor, The Order of Inisfallen, accompanied by his parents.
In 1928, two of my grandmother's brothers left Ireland for America. They never returned.
1521 Spanish report claims a colony of Irish people lived in South Carolina before Christopher Columbus' ships landed in 1492.
Get your tickets to NYC's favorite Irish food and drink festival
Arming teachers is President Trump’s dumbest idea yet
Is Cillian Murphy the next James Bond?
Irish couple together for 76 years die hours apart
How I survived childhood bullying about my red hair
Ian Paisley’s widow slams Arlene Foster and DUP over Stormont stalemate
Brendan Gleeson working on Irish folk album with Imelda May, Andrea, Corr, and Dervish
Craic Music Fest and the Kids Fleadh return!
US guidance badly needed in Northern Ireland
Proud Irish American Kitty Geissler passes away age 105