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Instead of replacing the painting of Fine Gael icon Michael Collins in his taoiseach’s office, Micheál Martin said he would retain him as well as Fianna Fáil founder Eamon de Valera.
13 months after the US Civil War ended a group of former Irish Confederate soldiers and Union army men banded together to fight against the foe of foes: Great Britain... in Canada.
From a Lord Viscount's home to a cramped unsanitary home for 17 poor families, this museum brings Dublin's history to life
Antrim-born tailor Hercules Mulligan fitted clothes for New York’s upper class, extracting their military secrets.
'Facts and Figures of the Belfast Pogrom 1920-1922' was pulped before it was ever distributed - but several copies were rescued.
Did you know an Irishman was the first person to step off Columbus' ship and set foot on American ground?
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Sir Roger Casement was found guilty of treason and sentenced to death by hanging on June 29, 1916, 103 years ago today.
John Joly, an Irish physicist and inventor working at Trinity College, invented dozens of innovative products throughout his life.
On August 19, 1876, the Catalpa rescue reached a conclusion as the whaling ship docked in New York Harbor, having successfully carried six Fenian revolutionaries from a penal colony in Australia.
"No other person had done more for the cause of the Irish in America than John Boyle O’Reilly."
The petition, launched on Change.org, is calling on the Cork City Council to change the name of a street named after a British Royal and rename it after Douglass.
Mary Murphy, who died in 1904, claimed she was born in Dublin on Christmas Day 1770.
US General Philip Sheridan, who was either born in Ireland or on a ship en route to the US, played an important role in paving the way to what is now known as Juneteenth.
President Kennedy's “Ich Bin Ein Berliner” has echoed as a clarion call for freedom ever since.
Irish crime journalist Veronica Guerin was murdered on June 26, 1996, on the outskirts of Dublin.
The Irish American President would never "see Old Shannon’s face again," but he would also never be forgotten by those who witnessed his visit in June 1963.
Born in Dublin, John Mackay was worth $1 billion - approximately $80 billion today - when he died in 1902.
Some interesting trivia about John F. Kennedy, Jr, the late son of President John F. Kennedy.
Ireland’s favorite romantic couple married just months before the Irish hero died in her arms.
Éamon de Valera became the third President of Ireland in 1959.
Scientists have determined that 8th-century doctors performed brain surgery, and treated tuberculosis and cancer.
The map, recently digitized by the New York Public Library, shows the location of more than 5,800 graves in an area of just 12 square miles.
Over four days in Dublin from June 22 to 26 June 1932, a large percentage of Ireland's populations turned out for the Catholic church to pray.
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