One of the most beautiful genres of ancient Irish literature was the story of runaway lovers, such as Diarmuid agus Gráinne, or Tristan and Iseult, and many others.
Christianity adapted many of their feast days to match.
The descendants of Michael Mallin, including his 103-year-old son, released an 18-page document “To the Memory of my Father” in his defense.
Sense of loss of family acute in the letters of Irish emigrants, but there was hope, too, in the New World.
The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A True Story of Friendship Stronger Than War tells of one-man's quest to bring support, laughter and beer to his friends.
While there has been major coverage of the Choctaw Indians donation to Irish famine relief, less well-known is the work of New York Jewish leaders to help the starving Irish.
He saw the bright side of every situation. As I got older and learned the story of his childhood and the adversities he'd faced, I was more impressed by his positive attitude.
As June is coming to an end, it is come time to celebrate LGBTQ Irish influencers. Here are just a few of Ireland’s most influential people from history to present day.
AncestryDNA’s simple saliva test can trace your ethnicity back multiple generations and provide insight into your ancestry.
Historian calls sale “disgusting” as letter sold for more than twice the price originally estimated by auctioneers.
First-ever human interest interview was with a grieving Irish famine mother
Ireland's passport office releases their list of last year's top baby names.
Joyce Kilmer’s moving interview with Moira Regan, who served as a runner between the leaders during the 1916 Rising.
Most siblings have a different mix of ethnicities due to the random nature of genetic inheritance but how different could we really be?
Truth and jealousy in Ireland’s three most famous witchcraft trials - Dame Alice Kyteler, Florence Newton, and Biddy Early
For close to 30 years from 1850s the Irish were the dominant immigrant force; since 1965 everything has changed.
“Get over it” – Famine caused by potato blight not the English.
After over 40 years of searching, Paddy Monaghan finally found his relatives alive and well in County Fermanagh.
First the "Ulysses" author rejects Ireland - then Eamon de Valera rejects him.
Without his choirmaster, John McCormack may have become an excise officer.
Findmypast takes a tongue-in-cheek look at old Irish beauty tricks.
Ireland’s resplendent greenery played a big part, of course, in earning it the nickname the Emerald Isle but there’s more to the story.
The Irish have a beautiful way with words that even when translated sound poetic.
Spiritual tradition of death and rebirth seen throughout the centuries.
Perfect place of contemplation are well worth a pause and a prayer if you are lucky enough to come across them.
Cheapest Irish pub in Ireland sells for $50,000
Matthew McConaughey hopes to send his kids to the Gaeltacht
Can you guess the world’s sexiest male name? It’s Irish...
Boston Irish leader set for deportation had check theft charges against him
Daniel Day-Lewis says farewell to acting - recalling his Irish roles and roots
Is Conor McGregor a bigot? US columnist slams his pre-fight racist tirades
Gabriel Byrne joins campaign to save the famous Quiet Man train station
JFK’s grandson Jack Schlossberg speaks out against Trump’s America
Work anywhere in the world: Skills that let you work abroad
Nancy Pelosi must go and Rep. Joe Crowley must take over her job