Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
Who was this mysterious Galway man who sailed with Columbus on his first voyage to the west in 1492?
How the newly immigrated Irish and Italians fought openly in the street but came to live peacefully together. A lesson for us all, even today?
While Christopher Columbus is generally credited with having "discovered" America in 1492, a 1521 Spanish report provides inklings of evidence that there were, in fact, Irish people settled in America prior to Columbus’ journey.
We look at his birth, the controversy surrounding his birth certificate.
The invasion by Edward Bruce ultimately gave rise to the two nations we now know as Ireland and Scotland.
It's an uncomfortable truth, but it's time to recognize other great Italians on Columbus Day. This man is responsible for over 3 million deaths.
Not only is Ireland the home of Halloween but an ancient history filled with wars and massacre has left the land scattered with seriously spooky haunted buildings for you to visit this Halloween.
The US Navy celebrates its birthday on October 13. Commodore John Barry, considered the father of the US Navy, was an Irish man.
A treasure trove of statistical information is just clicks away with all Irish censuses available online. Have you found your family among them?
Did Irish monk St. Brendan set foot on American soil nine hundred years before Christopher Columbus set sail?
Irish language surname database can help you learn about the origins of your last name.
Liam Neeson is amongst the Northern Irish talent narrating 'Lost Lives,' inspired by the book of the same name that chronicles the 3,700 deaths during The Troubles.
A personal journey to Quebec where thousands of Irish Famine survivors arrived and were greeted with “man's inhumanity to man” searching for a better future.
Irish mythology provides evidence to support the idea that ancient Irish believed in reincarnation
University of Limerick’s fascinating collection maps 350 years of one family's history and personal accounts.
Having sacked Drogheda Cromwell marched down the east coast of Ireland arriving at Wexford in early October.
In October 1921, Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith led an Irish delegation in London for the Anglo-Irish negotiations which culminated with the Anglo-Irish Treaty two months later.
The murder of 15-year-old Ellen Scanlan at the request of her husband, in 1819, County Limerick has become the stuff of Halloween ghost stories.
Irish studies lecturer at the University of Southern Maine says the Great Famine should be taught in U.S. schools in the same vein as teachings about The Holocaust.
President Kennedy, after years of negotiations, ratified the limited nuclear test ban treaty on October 7, 1963, which was entered into force on October 10, 1963.
So which Irish are you? Shanty or lace curtain, narrow back or donkey, Mick or Paddy?
Fulmoth Kearney, Barack Obama’s Irish ancestor from Moneygall, Co Offaly, was identified and memorialized more than 130 years after his death.
Despite no exact knowledge of his own Irish roots, the Beatles star, who would have celebrated his birthday today, was a strong supporter of a 32-county United Ireland.
As Ireland struggled to survive World War II in its neutral position and their supply situation became dangerous it was the troop's love of Guinness that saved the day
Cannons from the Spanish ship La Juliana, which sank of the Irish coast in 1588, have been salvaged.
Honor your Irish Ancestor and bring their name back home to Ireland
Proof an Irish colony in South Carolina predates Christopher Columbus
Columbus was a mass killer and the father of the slave trade
The most haunted spots in Ireland to visit this Halloween
Spanish Armada treasure discovered off the Sligo coast
Irishman who sailed to America with Christopher Columbus
Flight attendant sues deceased Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan
Irish dance company will bring Swan Lake/Loch na hEala to BAM
Irish sportsman investigated over alleged sexual assault in Dublin
Roma Downey, Anjelica Huston, and Fionnula Flanagan announced as IrelandWeek patrons