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How the Whelan family, from North Tipp, were sentenced to ten years in the penal colonies for stealing food during Ireland's Great Hunger
Catholics have traditionally chosen saints names for their children. One grieving family in Brooklyn, 1914 chose to honor their lost son instead.
Irish scientists have discovered a new species of fossil starfish in the Maam Valley of Co. Galway.
Happy Birthday to the man who invented Guinness and put Dublin's St. James' Gate Brewery on the map. Sláinte!
Do you cherish your Irish heritage and want to be part of a larger Irish American community? The AOH is the place for you.
Remembering James Larkin's birthday and the time Charlie Chaplin visited him in Sing Sing.
Thousands of Irish could have Hemochromatosis, a condition that causes too much iron in the blood and can be quite serious.
Irish people know full well what they're capable of. JFK demonstrated that to them in 1961.
On November 1, 1920, 18-year-old medical student Kevin Barry was hanged in Mountjoy Prison. Here's how Kevin Barry’s death propelled Michael Collins on the path to Bloody Sunday.
These are the most popular boy names in the Irish Gaelic language in Ireland.
"Stranger Things" star and Hollywood icon, Winona Ryder, has just discovered that she has Irish blood in her.
The fourth in the Great Famine Irish history podcast series examines whether the Irish people saw disaster coming? What was Ireland like in 1845?
Discover famous and infamous figures from Ireland’s history at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin.
Tom Bergin’s pub, which holds one of the oldest liquor licenses in America, is closing up shop.
"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."
Are you looking for unique Irish baby names? Here’s a rundown of some traditional Irish names and their meanings.
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.
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.
Researchers have found that women are more likely to survive near-death situations.
Meghan Markle’s Irish ancestors are believed to have come from Co. Galway.
Win a dream Ireland getaway for two! Four nights in beautiful Dublin City
Proving the Irish Famine was genocide by the British
Celebrating Arthur Guinness, founder of the famous Dublin brewery
Undocumented Irishman brought to USA aged 12 faces deportation to Dublin
Ireland mourns one of its "greatest singers” The Cranberries Dolores O’Riordran
Celebrate National Pie Day with a grown-up s'more pie recipe using Guinness
Irish imprisoned in Bermuda during the Great Famine for stealing food
Four of the very best hotels in Ireland... decided by us!
Saints named me - my very Irish names and its legacy
IRA dissident group calls surprise ceasefire saying time “not right for armed conflict”