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"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.
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.
Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 has officially kicked off and we have some top Irish-language phrases for you to use if you’re just starting to learn the language.
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.
Review of John Hume in America: From Derry to DC, by Maurice Fitzpatrick.
In the same year Hitler stepped up efforts to spread antisemitic propaganda across Germany, Ireland extended the hand of friendship to the Jewish people.
Take the advice of these schoolchildren to guarantee yourself some Irish luck in the coming year.
17-year-old Irish girl was the first over 12 million who sailed past the Statue of Liberty and arrived in New York City.
How much of what we know about Annie Moore, the first immigrant to arrive at Ellis Island, is myth and how much is true?
No man is an island unless he’s an Irishman. Because if he’s an Irishman, all he is is an island. This is also true of Irish women.
O'Brien clan celebrates Irish heritage in May 2018 with a trip to Ireland while also aiding Irish students at Trinity
Win a dream Ireland getaway for two! Four nights in beautiful Dublin City
Cranberries front woman Dolores O’Riordan dies suddenly in London
Irish teen wins top science prize for blackberry antibiotic that fights resistant bacteria
Irish woman legally marries a 300-year-old ghost, says the lovemaking is great
Best Cranberries songs to listen to as we mourn Dolores O'Riordan
Donald Trump’s mother came from a “sh**hole” place by his standards
Johnny Depp and Bono among international guests at Pogues’ Shane McGowan’s birthday gig
Cranberries sales jump by over 900,000 percent after Dolores O'Riordan’s death
Dolores O’Riordan seemed “full of life” just hours before she was found
Pregnant woman loses husband and home in tragic Boston fire
Irish-run London pub slammed for racist display of slave auction posters