Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
Martin Scorsese said the 1950s movie “caught the delirium of crime and matched it up with a special kind of sexual heat". Ahead of its time.
"Prohibition became one battle in a much larger culture war which included attacks against Irish-dominated Tammany Hall, as well as Irish American skepticism about America's 1917 entrance into World War I."
Beckett scholar Michael Coffey reminds us of the Nobel Laureate’s nationalistic influences and writings
If there ever was a politician disguised as a riddle, it was RFK. Former Boston Globe journalist Larry Tye deciphers
Remembering the life of one of Ireland's greatest literary geniuses James Joyce on the anniversary of his death.
A Fermanagh priest digging through parish records has discovered that JFK did not have links to Ballyconnell.
On January 13, 1800, The Emancipator called for the return of the Penal Laws instead of union with Britain.
The 10-day Fenians, Fremantle, & Freedom Festival will have traditional music, poetry, contemporary film, art, and family events
Linen Hall Library in Belfast launches The Divided Society project giving a unique insight into the struggle for peace in Ireland.
Viking swords and foundations of buildings have been discovered in Cork city.
Sean O’Casey not only changed the world of theatre, he took the time to put the passion and pain of his eventful life into print for the rest of us to marvel at.
Disney Princess JFK? Incredible photo, taken 2 months before his assassination, shows President feeding a dear in his pajamas.
Researchers have found that women are more likely to survive near-death situations.
Heartbreak Pier, as locals call it, is where an estimated million emigrants bade farewell to Ireland - usually forever.
The start of a new year makes most people a little reflective and there's no better way to begin that stocktaking process than with an Irish book.
Everywhere from Kerry, Mayo, Sligo and Dublin was drastically hit when "The Night of the Big Wind" demolished Ireland in 1839.
Born on January 6, 1898, the aviation pioneer James Fitzmaurice was the first pilot to fly transatlantic from east-to-west.
On this day (Jan 5) in 1922 the amazing adventurer, Ernest Shackleton, passed away on the Falkland Islands aged just 47. What he did with his life simply legendary.
Remembering the "Angel of the Cassiar", a Cork woman who saved 77 gold miners during the Klondike Gold Rush, in the Yukon, on the day of her anniversary
Fake news? How about a fake Celtic symbol? People have been tattooed with the 'Celtic symbol' for new beginnings, but that symbol is entirely made up.
At first he was afraid the islanders would eat him, but then he danced an Irish jig for them and they liked him so much they tattooed him instead.
Review of John Hume in America: From Derry to DC, by Maurice Fitzpatrick.
In the same year Hitler stepped up efforts to spread antisemitic propaganda across Germany, Ireland extended the hand of friendship to the Jewish people.
Take the advice of these schoolchildren to guarantee yourself some Irish luck in the coming year.
17-year-old Irish girl was the first over 12 million who sailed past the Statue of Liberty and arrived in New York City.
Win a dream Ireland getaway for two! Four nights in beautiful Dublin City
Irish teen wins top science prize for blackberry antibiotic that fights resistant bacteria
Cranberries front woman Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly in London
Irish woman legally marries a 300-year-old ghost, says the lovemaking is great
Best Cranberries songs to listen to as we mourn Dolores O'Riordan
Donald Trump’s mother came from a “sh**hole” place by his standards
Hollywood is great and all, but Tom Vaughan Lawlor misses the 'craic' of Love/Hate
Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Day Lewis' sons take to catwalk for Dolce &Gabbana
Irish woman dies trying to save her dog from oncoming train
Future of 2,500-year-old Irish fort uncertain after parts fall into sea
LA’s oldest Irish bar Tom Bergin’s to close after 81 years in business