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.
From Annie Moore to 39.6 million Irish Americans - how the processing center became part of the Irish psyche.
Ever wondered about the history of your Irish surnames or from where your last name originated? You can find the 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.
Cobh Heritage Centre offers free entry for descendants of emigrants who left from Cobh, along with genealogy talks.
Catherine Deasy was taken and put up for adoption by Irish nuns.
Bridget Deignan was hanged for murder in New Brunswick in 1867. After 149 years, she has finally been declared not guilty.
In just six years, the Irish population in the US has dropped by 5 million; the Scots-Irish by 1 million. What’s going on?
A Kerry historian finds his ancestor's name was changed to “gobbledygook” in the digitized census records.
Do you have information on the 33 young girls who left for Australia on a bridge-ship from this Galway workhouse?
Archaeologists and geneticists now say they now know where the modern Irish people originally came from.
No Irish Need Apply? Not anymore
A Bronx Irish Thanksgiving in days gone by
Celebrating the Choctaw Nation this National Native American Heritage Month
Ancestry records reunite long-lost brothers after 85 years
Hello Mary Lou – Adams' likely successor could be first female Taoiseach
Irish takeover Saturday Night Live Dec. 2 with Saoirse Ronan and U2
Colin Farrell has no time for Irish Americans who drink green beer on Paddy's Day
RTE journalist charged in UK for sexual activity with 13-year-old
Irish Studio owner of Irish Central acquires six new publications
Liam Neeson to spend Thanksgiving recovering from shoulder surgery