Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
The proposed upgrade of Tipp road includes one that has sparked controversy in the town of Cahir because it endangers a local holy well.
Ireland began its fatal slide into civil war aided and abetted by the Secretary of State for War and Air.
John Hume was almost the forgotten man on one of the biggest days in Irish history, recalls Niall O'Dowd.
"Danny Boy," perhaps Ireland's most famous ballad, has a long history. Irish American author Malachy McCourt unravels the mysteries surrounding the tune.
Sir Roger Casement was executed at Pentonville Prison in London on August 3, 1916.
Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa published the United Irishman while he was exiled in New York in the late 19th century, using the paper to promote the cause of Irish national liberation from British rule.
"History and folklore often become intertwined... around the escapades of Michael Dwyer and his remarkable capacity to evade capture."
Irish Fenian leader and prominent member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa died in the US on June 29, 1915.
Maginn stood up for the rights of poor Catholics and that is why his legacy matters, Turlough McConnell writes.
On July 31, 1838, the Poor Law was introduced to Ireland. The hardship of the souls who sought salvation from disease and starvation are graphically illustrated through the records of the time.
Jack B Yeats' painting won a silver medal at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. He holds the honor of being Ireland's first medalist at the Olympic Games.
Henry Ford, the maker of the Model T and the man behind the development of the assembly line technique of mass production, had strong Irish links.
On July 30, 1919, four men - known as Michael Collins's 'Squad' - carried out the assassination of Detective Patrick 'The Dog' Smith in Dublin.
The 1962 Irish documentary 'Blessing the Aer Lingus Fleet' looks at the Irish airline's unique blending of Catholicism and technology.
The film “Famine” portrays the story of how the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire sent aid to the Irish during the Great Hunger.
Were the shocking scenes in The Crown's season two of JFK and Jackie's antics while visiting the Queen true?
British diplomat David Goodall's posthumous memoir details a meeting with RUC Chief Constable Sir Jack Hermon where they discussed a united Ireland.
Hidden away from their family for the crime of illegitimacy, they died agonizingly slow deaths.
Ian Bailey was the prime suspect in the murder case of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in West Cork in 1996, but who is he and what is he doing now?
"I was born in Belfast between the mountain and the gantries, To the hooting of lost sirens and the clang of trams: Thence to Smoky Carrick in County Antrim."
An extract from the new book "Arise And Go: W.B. Yeats and the People and Places That Inspired Him" by Kevin Connolly.
The River Shannon is the country's supreme waterway, known and traveled for thousands of years linked to every stage of Ireland’s history and development.
Tom Crean, Irish Antarctic hero, died on July 27, 1938. In commemoration, we take at a look at the Kerryman's life.
A common Irish name may be the earliest recorded surname recorded in all of Europe! Irish surnames have quite a history.
Happy Birthday to George Bernard Shaw, the only person to have won both an Oscar and a Nobel Prize in Literature.
These are the Irish songs to get the party started
Danny Boy: The history behind Ireland's most famous ballad
Maureen O’Hara’s marriages and loves: The good, the bad and the ugly
COVID live updates: More than 2k new cases reported on island of Ireland today
Irish bride and groom brought to tears by surprise "Stand By Me" performance
Tributes paid to priest, bus driver killed in Cork road accident
Lodge at Ashford Castle - there’s nothing quiet about Cong
The family history of Celtic Aer: a charming Irish import store in Westchester County
Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden, Galway