Your comprehensive guide to everything Irish, from religion to etiquette, medicine to marriage, and politics to poetry.
Irish (also commonly referred to as Gaelic in America) is a Celtic language spoken in mainly Ireland with roughly 350,000 speakers.
The Book of Kells represents a high point in the development of Hiberno-Saxon illumination and has been one of the most influential pieces of Irish design.
Prior to the Civil War, the Irish constituted 43 percent percent of foreign-born Americans, more than double that of the next largest group.
By 1845, many Irish farmers no longer owned their land. It was taken over by the British and had been turned into English plantations.