Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
An overview of Ireland's War of Independence, which led to the partition of the island in 1920.
The excavation took place beside Dublin Castle to investigate a 12th-century medieval quarry and a 19th-century police station.
The rebel leader was executed on September 20 after a one-day trial, for the charge of high treason against the king.
The study debunked the myth that all Irish Vikings had flowing locks of blond hair.
Tales of witches, corpse-eating eels, lost mystical cities, Celtic foals, and mermaids all share the same setting - the Cliffs of Moher.
On March 30, 1880, Irish playwright Sean O'Casey was born. Today we celebrate his life and works and the controversy The Plough and the Stars at the Abbey Theater caused.
Here are some aspects of Irish life the Vikings were responsible for introducing.
On September 17, 1862, some 22,000 soldiers, many of them members of the Irish Brigade, died during the Battle of Antietam.
Imagination merges with reality where the island of Hy-Brasil is remembered in both travelers’ records and ancient Irish legends.
A look at how Sybil Connolly, raised in Ireland, shook up the American fashion market in the mid-20th century.
Irish woman Patricia Killeen discusses how Irish Traveller Manor Donohue found the confidence to pen a book about his rich heritage.
What's real and what's fake about the famous stone at Blarney Castle in Co Cork?
Thomas Davis died on September 16, 1845. The Young Irelander was just 30-years-old.
Ronnie Drew: an encounter with one of Ireland's most beloved singers
John McCormack died on Sept. 16, 1945. The Irish tenor is considered one of the world's first radio megastars.
Remembered by some as The Rasputin of The Bronx, this Donegal man survived an estimated 20 attempts on his life in New York City.
A signed copy of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, as well as a signed copy of the 1993 Irish- British Joint Declaration, will be auctioned by Sean Eacrett Antiques.
The National Famine Museum has also launched special passports that enable holders to check off landmarks they have visited.
For generations Irish and Irish Americans have believed the “Nine Famous Irishmen” story, but alas, it strays far from the truth.
One of Findmypast’s recent journeys into historical news was to explore the legend of the “Molly Maguires."
Weighing in at a hefty 10 pounds, this remarkable book contains everything you ever wanted to know about Irish revolutionary history—but were afraid to ask.
Viking swords and foundations of buildings were discovered in Cork City.
The Irish American actress had a harsh childhood as revealed in 'Grace Kelly: Hollywood Dream Girl,' a new book about the 1950s Hollywood star.
Following her husband's assassination in 1963, Jackie was haunted by recurrent nightmares and suicidal thoughts.
Protest letters began pouring in after Kennedy served cocktails at his first official event as president.
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