Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
Started in 1887 to raise funds for poor Irish families in Scotland the Irish can still be felt on at Celtic Park today in the Irish folk and rebel ballads sung and the the flags that flutter above the stand.
On this day, Jan 21, 1876, the Irish union organizer James Larkin was born in Liverpool, England.
John F Kennedy was sworn in as President 58 years ago today, January 20, 1961.
On January 20, 1902, Kevin Barry was born in Dublin. His execution in 1920 is considered to be the "final straw" for Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins.
On January 20, 1981, Ronald Reagan was sworn in as the 40th President of the US. Has any other US President loved St. Patrick's Day as much as him?
On January 19, 1787, Mary Aikenhead, founder of the Irish Sisters of Charity and St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin, was born in Cork.
One of Ireland's most important female dramatists, short story writers, and writer for radio died on this day, Jan 19, in 1963. Today we remember Teresa Deevy.
John Hume, a hero of the peace process in Northern Ireland, celebrates his birthday on January 18.
John McCarthy was the son of a penniless Irish immigrant from Kerry and maybe the most important Irish American you never heard of.
Collins recognized that the war would not be won militarily. The IRA would play an important role, but it would not be decisive.
One hundred years ago, the fateful trip of Eamon de Valera to America would change Irish America and Ireland forever.
In "Lost Children of The Carricks," one Irish family's tragic journey to Canada during The Great Hunger illustrates how Canadian and Irish histories are intertwined.
Today, January 16, in 1919, 101 years ago, the law enforcing The Prohibition in the United States was ratified.
National Hat Day is January 15 in the US. To mark the day, we look at the saga of the hat Michael Collins was wearing when he was gunned down at Beal na mBlath in 1922.
A private owner donates "important" personal Jackie Kennedy letter to Jack, aka JFK, celebrating the birth of their first child.
Ireland's first head of government William T. Cosgrave visited the US and Canada in January 1928 to speak about Ireland's achievements.
Cindy the elephant made a big impression on one Roscommon town when the circus came to visit in 1958
Recently released FBI files on Prince Charles' uncle Lord Mountbatten, killed by an IRA bomb 40 years ago, describe him as "homosexual with a perversion for young boys."
Mary Raftery, the Irish journalist behind "States of Fear" and "Behind the Walls," is remembered today on the anniversary of her death.
Sending the murderous mob was the fatal mistake that drove Irish opposition to Britain to new heights.
Today, Jan 9, marks the anniversary of the final evacuation from the Gallipoli campaign where it's estimated that between 3,500 and 4,000 Irish soldiers died.
A telegram from president-elect John F. Kennedy inviting John Steinbeck to his inauguration is among a trove of the author's personal items set to be auctioned next month.
A regular haunt for the Irish in London, the fond memories of good times at Galtymore dance hall in Cricklewood continues to live on.
One hundred years ago this month the Black and Tans began recruiting.
Everywhere from Kerry, Mayo, Sligo and Dublin was drastically hit when "The Night of the Big Wind" demolished Ireland in 1839.
The execution of Kevin Barry, the last straw for Michael Collins
On This Day: Ronald Reagan is sworn in as President in 1981
59 years ago today John F Kennedy was inaugurated as President of the USA
The Irish soccer club in Scotland - the history of Celtic FC
Irish ghetto kid Willie Sutton became America’s most famous bank robber
Global GAA: Meet the Finnish team recruiting newbies all the time
Kerry politician releases Come Out Ye Black and Tans inspired campaign video
Nóra Quoirin's family sue Malaysian holiday resort over disappearance
Irish-American man kills coyote with his bare hands, saves son's life
Black and Tans farce may show government officials are unserious about United Ireland