Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
Co Meath native Paula Stokes commemorates 1845, the year the potato blight first ravaged through Ireland's crops, in a memorable new installation.
Scholars believe whiskey was brought to Ireland by Christian monks sometime between the 8th and 11th centuries.
Who did Michael Collins believe was harder to fight than the British Secret Service?
Three of Ireland’s greats celebrate their birthdays on October 16.
On October 16, 1962, President John F. Kennedy learned that Russia had secretly placed nuclear missiles in Cuba, just 90 miles from the Florida coast.
Irish Halloween secrets to help you have an amazing traditional Samhain.
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.
Vote for this Dublin museum as the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction
Irish stew hot pot recipe for a cold winter's night
Michael Collins, Oscar Wilde, and Eugene O’Neill all celebrate their birthdays today
Ireland needs to show more love towards President Trump argues leading Irish American
Irish birth, marriage and death certificates now available online for free
Irish Famine 1,845 hand-blown glass potatoes exhibition opens in Seattle
Major Hollywood movie begins filming in the west of Ireland
This Northern Irish castle has been chosen as one of the best Halloween destinations
Ancient Order of Hibernians criticize failures of British Government under Good Friday Agreement
The best Irish event in California is back for a third year
Elderly blind man from Northern Ireland thrown off flight after accused of being drunk