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A unique round tower in Massachusetts built by 19th century Irish immigrants stands as one of the only round towers in the United States.
Halloween was originally a pagan ancient Irish festival called “Samhain,” meaning “end of summer.”
It's amazing how far $200 went in the mid-1900s.
Since JFK's trip to County Wexford in 1963, almost every US President has traveled to Ireland, many visiting their ancestral homes.
A 3000-year-old skeleton of a baby was found at Tlachtga on the Hill of Ward, which is considered to be the birthplace of Halloween in Co Meath, Ireland.
Bram Stoker’s mother was haunted by what she saw after her family escaped cholera, and there is a strong belief that the stories she told echo through her son’s famous novel.
The famed Irish novelist, playwright, theater director, and poet Samuel Beckett won the Nobel Prize for Literature in October 1969.
Have an Irish ghost adventure exploring the Irish demons, monsters, and ghosts from ancient Celtic mythology.
You can find a haunted pub to visit in almost every county in Ireland, but here is a rundown of the spookiest haunted Irish pubs just in time for Halloween.
A battalion of around 265 Irish service members in the US Army once defected to the Mexican Army when the two countries went to war over Texas
"Mists of Time" is a portrait of the mythology surrounding Ireland’s megalithic tombs, and their interplay with the pagan festival of Samhain.
Worthy of a Halloween horror story, this 1798 Rebellion Lieutenant invent a new mode of execution.
Irish MPs vociferously opposed the Drunkenness (Ireland) Bill of 1905.
All Hallows Eve actually began as a harvest festival, the Celtic Feast of the Dead, several millennia ago in Ireland. Here are some Halloween recipes to help you celebrate.
Most tourists, both Irish and international, will be unfamiliar with Rathcroghan in County Roscommon, but it used to be Ireland's ancient royal capital.
Irish American journalist Nellie Bly led a daring career as an investigative journalist that included feigning madness to expose abuse at an NYC asylum.
Michael Fitzgerald was the first IRA soldier to die on hunger strike during the War of Independence.
A new investigation is underway in West Cork to prove President John F Kennedy was related to Irish leader Michael Collins.
Sent to Australia for stealing shoes, Alexander Pearce would later be hanged as a murderer and cannibal.
Public executions are a thing of the past in Ireland, but here are some famous spots where they previously took place.
Prince William says he was inspired by JFK's ambition to land a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s.
Irish funerals are deep-rooted in traditions that can be traced back to the 12th century.
Widowed, evicted, raising two young boys, a violent temper - how the desperate life of Elizabeth Sugrue unfolded and she became Roscommon's executioner.
Charles Byrne stood at 8ft 4in and achieved celebrity status in London due to his height.
Three of Ireland’s greats celebrate their birthdays on October 16.
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