When there's so much bad news in the world IrishCentral decided to gather tales of optimism and inspiration, heroes and good news! Here's to those who are there to help and heal.
The D'Arcy School of Irish Dance, owned by Colleen Nicosia TCRG, emphasized kindness at all of its classes.
Micil Distillery in Co Galway has won a silver medal at the World Gin Awards 2020 less than two years after it began distilling gin.
Inspirational Co Limerick man Shane Ryan is preparing for the epic rowing challenge "before it's too late."
89-year-old Geraldine Ryan continues to teach Irish dance at several locations around Victoria, Australia.
An Italian doctor has discovered that Irish dancing overrides the neurological impediments that affect the gait in those suffering from Parkinson's disease
Legendary rocker Rod Stewart wooed revelers at a concert in Cork City performing a beautiful version of one of Ireland’s most-loved rebel songs, "Grace."
Ernest Shackleton died on this day, Jan 5, 1922, aged just 47. The County Kildare man died having become one of Ireland's best-known explorers of the Polar Regions.
"He literally saved Christmas for my children and I! Yesterday was the day I met Santa!” says Trisha Murphy.
Bronx Irish community stalwart Norbert Hennessy's cancer has returned but he plans to use his diagnose to raise funds and awareness among the community about "The Big C" and being vigilant about your health.
Two families from Co Meath received combined donations totaling €31,000 ($34,472) from two separate generous benefactors.
The Irish rebel song that Conor McGregor loves to play before his fights
On This Day: Irish writer William Butler Yeats dies in 1939
Celtic Woman celebrates 15 years with massive American tour featuring special guest artist Chloë Agnew
Chicago cop tells of racism inflicted on Irish Famine women and children
First female genital mutilation conviction handed down in Ireland
No poor need apply - Trump to deny green cards to immigrants on benefits
The Celtic and Catholic traditions of St. Brigid and her cross
Refusal to accept Sinn Fein in Irish government complete hypocrisy
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Irish tourist attraction of the week: Trinity College in Dublin