Learn about Irish history, folklore, and mythology - from the ancient times of glory to the modern Ireland.
How the beloved Kerry town suffered during the Great Hunger and became "one monster pauper asylum".
On January 19, 1787, Mary Aikenhead, founder of the Irish Sisters of Charity and St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin, was born in Cork.
The fourth in the Great Famine Irish history podcast series examines whether the Irish people saw disaster coming? What was Ireland like in 1845?
Dr Max Jacobson traveled with John F Kennedy to inject the couple with an elixir of "miracle" drugs in 1961 while visiting Queen Elizabeth and on their trip to Paris.
Martin Scorsese said the 1950s movie “caught the delirium of crime and matched it up with a special kind of sexual heat". Ahead of its time.
"Prohibition became one battle in a much larger culture war which included attacks against Irish-dominated Tammany Hall, as well as Irish American skepticism about America's 1917 entrance into World War I."
Beckett scholar Michael Coffey reminds us of the Nobel Laureate’s nationalistic influences and writings
If there ever was a politician disguised as a riddle, it was RFK. Former Boston Globe journalist Larry Tye deciphers
Remembering the life of one of Ireland's greatest literary geniuses James Joyce on the anniversary of his death.
A Fermanagh priest digging through parish records has discovered that JFK did not have links to Ballyconnell.
On January 13, 1800, The Emancipator called for the return of the Penal Laws instead of union with Britain.
The 10-day Fenians, Fremantle, & Freedom Festival will have traditional music, poetry, contemporary film, art, and family events
Linen Hall Library in Belfast launches The Divided Society project giving a unique insight into the struggle for peace in Ireland.
Viking swords and foundations of buildings have been discovered in Cork city.
Sean O’Casey not only changed the world of theatre, he took the time to put the passion and pain of his eventful life into print for the rest of us to marvel at.
Disney Princess JFK? Incredible photo, taken 2 months before his assassination, shows President feeding a dear in his pajamas.
Researchers have found that women are more likely to survive near-death situations.
Heartbreak Pier, as locals call it, is where an estimated million emigrants bade farewell to Ireland - usually forever.
The start of a new year makes most people a little reflective and there's no better way to begin that stocktaking process than with an Irish book.
Everywhere from Kerry, Mayo, Sligo and Dublin was drastically hit when "The Night of the Big Wind" demolished Ireland in 1839.
Born on January 6, 1898, the aviation pioneer James Fitzmaurice was the first pilot to fly transatlantic from east-to-west.
On this day (Jan 5) in 1922 the amazing adventurer, Ernest Shackleton, passed away on the Falkland Islands aged just 47. What he did with his life simply legendary.
Remembering the "Angel of the Cassiar", a Cork woman who saved 77 gold miners during the Klondike Gold Rush, in the Yukon, on the day of her anniversary
Fake news? How about a fake Celtic symbol? People have been tattooed with the 'Celtic symbol' for new beginnings, but that symbol is entirely made up.
At first he was afraid the islanders would eat him, but then he danced an Irish jig for them and they liked him so much they tattooed him instead.
Win a dream Ireland getaway for two! Four nights in beautiful Dublin City
Listen to a spine-tingling Irish-language tribute to The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan
Dolores O’Riordan’s Tipperary wedding to Don Burton a childhood dream
Irish leader Leo Varadkar will visit Trump on St. Patrick’s Day
Irish peace process hero John Hume born on this day in 1937
Storm Fionn snow cause havoc in Ireland as another arctic blast enroute
Famine in an Irish town – how Dingle survived the Irish holocaust
Irish woman creates “I am an immigrant” buttons to combat US anti-immigrant rhetoric
Cast your vote for the top Irish Community Centres & Festivals
Cork-born founder of the Sisters of Charity and St. Vincent’s Hospital born on this day in 1787
New NYC St Patrick’s Day parade scholarship launched in Cardinal Dolan’s name