Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
A memo from the White House announced that the next document dump will be December 2021, with the more sensitive material delayed until 2022.
The Tyrone man who almost made it to Timbuktu in 1793 but was never seen again.
The murder of 15-year-old Ellen Scanlan - the Colleen Bawn - at the request of her older husband in 1819 is one of Ireland's most haunting crimes.
Looking for the scariest Halloween costumes? You'll have to look into the past to the early 20th century!
A study of wooden artifacts uncovered at L’Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland found that Vikings lived and felled trees in the area exactly one millennium ago.
A 3000-year-old skeleton of a baby was found at Tlachtga on the Hill of Ward, which is considered to be the birthplace of Halloween in County Meath, Ireland.
Averil Deverell from County Wicklow was one of Ireland’s first woman barristers and played an important role in momentous changes both for Ireland and for women.
Born in Dublin, the Irish novelist and playwright is recognized as one of the greatest Irish writers and was awarded the prestigious Swedish literature prize in 1969.
A genealogist explores how Ché Guevara, a major figure of the Cuban Revolution, held Irish roots in County Galway.
Northern Ireland wasn’t always destined to be a six-county state.
Archaeologists work to uncover details around human remains found in a building site.
"I am perplexed why anyone in this day and time would even consider closing a museum dedicated to educating people about the evils of discrimination and bigotry."
The study finds Scottish and Irish people have integrated into Viking society well enough to receive a full Viking burial.
IrishCentral Contributor John Joe McGinley takes a look at one of Ireland's "greatest inventions" - Halloween!
The Jack-O-Lantern story comes from Irish folklore, and the original was a far cry from the cute friendly Halloween decoration we know today!
The scariest of Halloween monsters and ghouls have the Irish to thank for their terrifying origins.
An Irish ghost returning from the dead in warning makes this super creepy tale one of Ireland's greatest ghost stories for Halloween.
All Hallows Eve actually began as a harvest festival, the Celtic Feast of the Dead, several millennia ago in Ireland. Here are some Halloween recipes to help you celebrate.
Seanchaí Eddie Lenihan has amassed the largest collection of folk stories and tales in Ireland.
Hear the best of Irish Halloween superstition and tradition straight from the mouths of people who lived it.
Three of Ireland’s greats celebrate their birthdays on October 16.
The history of Halloween is fascinating - thanks, in large part, to the Irish.
Ragamuffin Day is still celebrated each year with a Thanksgiving parade in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
“Perhaps you could come with me to speak to some patients?...These are special patients, suffering from ...a disease no one wants to deal with.”
The invasion by Edward Bruce ultimately gave rise to the two nations we now know as Ireland and Scotland.
8 reasons to press the Green Button and get back to Ireland
COVID live updates: Only 11 ICU beds available in Ireland as hospitalizations rise
The infamous murder of an Irish beauty, Colleen Bawn
3,000-year-old baby skeleton discovered at the Irish birthplace of Halloween
Paul McCartney's Irish roots
How to have the best, spookiest Halloween of your life in Ireland
Saoirse Ronan’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth” a smash hit in London
Sally Rooney is no Maeve Binchy
Yikes! These early 20th century Halloween costumes are horrifying
Tentative or total returns to Irish theatre in New York coming
Late-night revelers rejoice as Irish nightclubs return