Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
In 1984 an attempted drive-by hit on the Sinn Féin leader was thwarted by a special unit RUC officer.
Co Westmeath woman Mary Kelly tenderly took two young French boys, known as the 'Titanic Waifs,' into her lifeboat as the Titanic tragically sank in 1912.
Abraham Lincoln was shot dead on this day, April 15, 1865, making this the 156th anniversary of his death.
Seán Heuston's men held a tactical position for more than two days during the 1916 Easter Rising.
Fascinating pensions records pre-Easter Rising and beyond reveals a wealth of Irish history
Photos of the iceberg that the Titanic allegedly struck were released in 2012 to mark the centenary of the disaster.
Samuel Beckett’s formative years, 1916 to 1923, were marked by revolution in Ireland.
The Edinburgh man calling the military shots from the GPO during the 1916 Easter Rising was the “heart” of the rebellion
A look at the colourful life of Irish man Walter Paye Lane.
Possibly a native of Booterstown in County Dublin, the emigrant appeared to go by many names.
The Belfast riots have left dozens of police officers injured, but they have also been a reality check for people who thought peace in Northern Ireland was a foregone conclusion.
On April 12, 1847, during the height of the Great Hunger, The New England Relief Committee sent the USS Jamestown laden with supplies to the starving Irish.
Do you know the difference between the Guinness harp and the Irish government's harp symbol?
A look at the Irish enlistment during the US Civil War era.
Eugene Lynch was shot dead on Friday, April 28, 1916, and was buried in an unmarked grave in Goldenbridge Cemetery. He was one of 40 children killed during the Easter Rising.
The Co Cork woman, who lived to the age of 98, told how men in steerage were held back and that she witnessed murders aboard the sinking Titanic.
The Irish Government installed 83 "Éire" signs on the Irish coast during the Second World War to let fighter pilots know that they were flying over neutral territory.
For many, the differences between the three-year Irish War of Independence and the 1916 Easter Rising become blurred.
The incredible tale of John Philip Holland and how he came to invent the submarine.
The Good Friday Agreement turns 23 today but comes under mounting pressure as political tensions in Northern Ireland intensify.
On this day in 1912, Titanic officially began its maiden, yet tragic, journey.
A Roscommon man's incredible journey and his passion project renovating an Irish caste and soon to be a luxury guest house, Cloontykilla Castle
Prince Philip hoped Mountbatten's murder would "bring a change of heart in those that believe that violence and brutality are the only solutions to their problems."
Toni Maguire has been tracking the final resting place of stillborn children in Northern Ireland for almost 20 years.
Former Prime Minister for the UK had expressed his desire to see a United Ireland in 1946
Guinness trademarked the harp symbol before the Irish Government did
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Mary Kelly, the Irish hero who cared for children in a Titanic lifeboat
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How the Irish impacted Abraham Lincoln, shot down 156 years ago this day
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