The showdown that was the battle of Clontarf took place on April 23, 1014, Good Friday. This battle was the greatest battle to take place in Ireland.
Though the 1916 Easter Rising failed in its ultimate goal of immediately securing Irish independence, it marked the beginning of the end of colonial rule in Ireland.
Together, the surnames names Sullivan and O’Sullivan are the third-most frequently found names in Ireland, and among the top 10 in America.
Titanic Belfast is the world’s premier Titanic museum experience built in the same place as the Titanic in Northern Ireland.
Though W.B. Yeats is the most famous member of the family, the entire Yeats clan left a lasting impression on Irish painting, poetry, arts, crafts, and culture.
Not widely known outside of Irish circles, the Gaelic games of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, and Gaelic handball are some of the most demanding athletic events in existence.