Begun in 1954, Bloomsday has been celebrated every June 16th in honor of James Joyce and his seminal work, Ulysses.
A massive collection of Irish marriage, birth, and death certificates, some of which date back to 1864, have been made available for free online.
The province of Munster, in Ireland’s south, is home to some of the most iconic destinations in the country, including the iconic Cliffs of Moher, and famous Blarney Stone.
County Down is the heartland of St. Patrick and contains the highest mountains in all of Northern Ireland. Here are 5 can’t-miss places to visit in County Down.
From traditional Irish ballads to modern rock ‘n’ roll hits, you can’t go wrong playing any of these Irish songs at your wedding to add a bit of the Celtic touch.
Though he was born to an aristocratic Anglo-Irish family, W.B. Yeats did more to promote and preserve the folklore of ancient Ireland than anyone else.
Father’s Day was originally celebrated in the United States in 1910 by a woman whose father had raised her and her siblings almost entirely on his own.
The plot of Saving Private Ryan is ripped straight from the true story of the Niland brothers, Irish Catholic siblings from upstate New York.
The province of Leinster, in Ireland’s east, is the home of Dublin and some of the oldest and most stunning archeological sites in the country.
County Tyrone in Northern Ireland is replete with green pastures, wooded trails, and epic historical sites and cultural centers.