He may have been the most famous Irishman of his generation, definitely the most controversial.
The tribe were destitute but were so moved by the stories of starving Irish they raised $4,000 in aid.
The Irish Film Institute has released documentary film footage of President John F Kennedy’s historic trip to Ireland in June 1963.
The Co. Waterford-born Irish rebel and Union Army general may have lived just 43 years but he had an incredible influence on both sides of the Atlantic.
She lost 20% of her body weight and her mental state deteriorated to such an extent that she believed her father’s house was the Twin Towers.
Illustrations found on three Neolithic rocks in County Meath show Celts as advanced astronomers.
Scientists use remains to digitally reconstruct face of Irish man found buried in a mass grave.
Were there two shooters involved in JFK's assassination?
The biggest manhunt in the NYPD history took place in the summer of 1977, when the serial killer who called himself Son of Sam terrorized New York City. Irish detective Timothy Dowd was the one who cracked the case.
The spread of disease happens quick and fast, especially in 1847 when Irish refugees fled the famine and brought deadly diseases to Toronto. Unlike many, Dr. George Robert Grasett helped them.
Plans to create an interpretative center focusing on 1916 leader James Connolly has got a fillip from New York City’s transport workers.
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?
Best Irish pub in every state in the United States
Director Oliver Stone revealed who really killed John F. Kennedy
Phrases Irish women say and what they really mean
Maureen O’Hara's Cork home where she spent her last years in Ireland (PHOTOS)
Twitter explodes over President Trump’s “sexist” comments to female Irish journalist
Traditional Irish recipes to make your summer (PHOTOS)
Who is Caitríona Perry - the Irish journalist Donald Trump is fixated with
Famed Irish general Thomas Francis Meagher finally gets his marker in Brooklyn