Kerry man’s extraordinary achievements during three expeditions to the Antarctic at the start of the last century lay dormant for almost 80 years.
Donegal singer’s sean-nós performance of an ancient Irish air will make your day.
Curator Christine McCarthy talks about "A Centennial Celebration" of JFK in Hyannis – an unmissable new exhibition in Provincetown.
Much of the cultural diversity in the US unwittingly came about through pressure from Irish American leaders.
Four surgeries on his lower-back left the young president in constant excruciating pain and walking using crutches.
In these modern fast-moving times it's nice to remember a more romantic time...when people wrote love letters.
Letters addressed to an Irish-born priest during the time of the Great Hunger showcase the pain felt by those who remained in Ireland.
Kilkelly, Ireland, an amazing collection of post-famine and emigration letters.
Catholic Jacobite captain's account reveals more than 1,000 Irish Catholic troops were "dead drunk" on July 12, 1690
Review of "Masquerade: Treason, the Holocaust, and an Irish Impostor" by Mark M. and Vera Moynes.
Has the Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan mystery been solved? Or has it deepened?
Marking the centenary of the death of Thomas's widow, Muriel MacDonagh, who died leaving their children orphaned.
From Murphy to O'Connor - the popular Irish family names now big names in the United States.
Emmet was an early leader in the cause for Irish independence who drew inspiration from the American Revolution.
From the Declaration to the Star Spangled Banner – the Irish and the Fourth of July.
Some say he changed the course of the critical battle of Saratoga when he gunned down two British generals, at 300 yards.
The eight Irish, three born in Ireland, who signed the iconic US document.
Did you know an Irishman was the first person to step off Columbus' ship and set foot on American ground?
Just five months before his assassination in Dallas, the President made his historic trip to Ireland. It was the turning point in Irish American history.
From Christopher Columbus to the "Star Spangled Banner"... we Irish are everywhere!
On the journey to their new lives in America, 10% of the immigrants who arrived at Ellis Island were detained in its hospital complex. Abandoned since 1954, the complex opened to tour in 2014 and offers a fascinating glimpse into the past.
Although he lived only 44 years, Thomas Francis Meagher played a pivotal part in Irish and US history.
The independence celebrated on this July 4th was fought for by many brave men who paid the ultimate price.
The battle between Irish units on Cemetery Hill may be one of the strangest chapters of the Irish story in America.
IrishCentral explores the Irish contribution to founding the great nation of Canada on its 150th birthday.
Cillian Murphy in painful ‘Dunkirk’ interview with Stephen Colbert
How to deal with an Irish favorite - cutting and peeling a turnip
Racist? Conor McGregor is a hero
John McCain will always stand taller than Trump despite his cancer diagnosis
World’s oldest family, The Donnellys, share their secrets to a long life
Northern Irish twins suffer rare condition that turns them to stone
Ryanair boss admits families must pay to sit together on flights
View from Ireland 48 years ago today when America landed on the moon
John and Cindy McCain's Irish roots: What you need to know