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Painting Through the Irish Countryside

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.06.2017 | Travel
Barbara Ernst Prey

Barbara Prey painting at Glendalough I have a major museum commission for MASS MoCA , but before I came back to my New York Studio to begin the proje...

The Dance Of Our Time

Sue Carswell | Posted 10.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Sue Carswell

Given the limited number of years he has left, I would like to think my father would open the conversation up about LGBT issues, and become as involved in our community as he is with the Irish one.

It's Time To Change Ireland's Archaic Abortion Laws

Outspeak | Posted 09.23.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

In Ireland, in 2016, women are fighting for the right to have full bodily autonomy from the state. On the Emerald Isle, locked into the Irish Constitution, is the Eighth Amendment which gives the unborn fetus equal rights to a living woman.

The Go Set - United States Tour Fall 2016

Kelly Hager | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment
Kelly Hager

The Go Set, an Australian Irish punk rock/folk band, makes their way to the United States for their highly anticipated 2016 Tour.

Mr. Trump's Catholic Problem

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

Most American Catholics are descendants of immigrants from Ireland, Italy, Poland, Germany, or other European countries. So, when Mr. Trump makes immigrants and immigration his enemy, he's attacking us and the families of most American Catholics.

Adventure on the Aran Islands, Ireland

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Amanda Hackney of Pennsylvania State University Taking a Step Back in Time Via Ireland's Hidden Gem. The Aran Islands are hands-down home of Irel...

Ibrahim Halawa's Story

Ghazal Omid | Posted 06.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Ghazal Omid

It was the summer of 2013; a summer for one 17-year-old boy named Ibrahim Halawa that could easily be called the summer of hell. Ibrahim is an Irish c...

Constance Markievicz: A Self-Portrait?

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

On Saturday, May 14th, 2016, Whyte's Irish Art and Collectibles of Dublin held a sale called "The Eclectic Collector." Among the lots was a sketch of...

The McCarthy Method -- The Life-Changing Magic of an Irish Catholic Family

Sharon McCarthy | Posted 05.09.2016 | Women
Sharon McCarthy

You've now heard of Marie Kondo, the Japanese Decluttering Consultant and creator of The Konmari Method. Well long before there was Marie Kondo, there was my mother, Bernice McCarthy, the Irish-Catholic-Marie-Condo, and creator of The McCarthy Method: The Life-Changing Magic of an Irish Catholic Family.

'There Has Been Too Much Dying for Ireland and Not Enough Living'

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Ruairí McKiernan

One hundred years ago the 1916 Rising sought to liberate Ireland and create a free and equal country. I have been reflecting a lot on the Rising in recent months, on freedom, peace and justice, and on how we can co-create a better world for all.

Colm Tóibín on Writing

Louisiana Channel | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Louisiana Channel

The award-winning Irish writer Colm Tóibín here shares his meticulous approach to writing, and how a novel can begin with - and build on - just one ...

Irish Customs Carried Closely

Elaina O'Brien | Posted 04.07.2016 | Travel
Elaina O'Brien

Us Irish are a creature of habit. We have our ways, and are as happy as a pig in s**t when we get them. Whether we travel the world, or stay close to ...

Winning My War on Weight and How You Can Do It Too! My Top 3 Tips

Karen Daly | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Karen Daly

In 2008 I went on a mission to lose 52 pounds, and little did I know it would literally change my life forever!

In Defense of the Irish Goodbye

Karam Singh Sethi | Posted 04.11.2016 | Taste
Karam Singh Sethi

Nix clunky, in-person goodbyes from your Rolodex of party cues, and replace it with an efficient "Had a great time!" text. There will be a paper trail of your attendance, and your friends will inevitably thank you for not troubling them as they tried to make the rounds.

Top 25 Counties in Illinois With The Most Luck O' The Irish

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.18.2017 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

It's St. Patrick's Day and Illinois could use a little luck o' the Irish. That might not be too hard to find -- according to the U.S. Census, more than 33 million people in the U.S. claimed Irish ancestry in 2013. That's seven times higher than the population of Ireland itself!

13 Irish Writers to Read This St. Patrick's Day

Off The Shelf | Posted 03.18.2017 | Home
Off The Shelf

We will be taking the opportunity to revisit some incredible books by Irish authors, from enduring classics to powerful memoirs to contemporary novels that are taking the literary world by storm. So take your pick and spend this March 17th celebrating Ireland through the written word.

10 Things You Need to Know About Irish Sistahs

Jeanne M. Stafford | Posted 03.18.2017 | Women
Jeanne M. Stafford

This time of year I love to celebrate this sisterhood and wanted to take the time to share with you what you need to know about the Irish Sistah's you will run into this week.

17 Best Cheap Beers for St. Patrick's Day

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.17.2017 | Taste

By Andrew DePietro, GBR Staff Writer St. Patrick's Day has become as much an American holiday as it is Irish. Every year, Americans drop billions of...

St. Patrick: Servant of God, Champion of the People

Shayne Looper | Posted 03.11.2017 | Religion
Shayne Looper

St. Patrick's Day is an Irish celebration of all things green. It is the ancient commemoration of the birth of Ireland's favorite son, and an opportun...

Saint Patrick Wasn't Irish (and 5 Other Things You Might Not Know)

Laura Hanby Hudgens | Posted 03.11.2017 | Religion
Laura Hanby Hudgens

Americans, whether or not we are Irish or Catholic, love to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. But many people know very little about this great saint whose feast day we celebrate with almost carnivalesque fervor.

Be Bold. Be Brave. Be You.

Melissa Curry | Posted 03.10.2017 | Women
Melissa Curry

Today is International Women's Day, a day that in so many ways represents the start of our BYOS story. On this day three years ago my little bar of SUCCESS, which has since been shared over 4,000 times across the globe, was unveiled to a roomful of Irish businesswomen.

The 11 Best Recipes to Make for St. Patrick's Day

Rachel Hollis | Posted 03.08.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

I'm Irish which means one of my favorite days of the year is St. Patrick's Day, obviously! So in the spirit of celebrating I've gathered all my favori...

A New March: Wearing Irish

Margaret Molloy | Posted 02.28.2017 | Style
Margaret Molloy

I enjoy fashion. I enjoy exploring the possibilities of social media for brand building. And I'm Irish. This March, I'm combining all three passions i...

Call for a Specific Election

Amanda Spencer | Posted 02.24.2017 | Healthy Living
Amanda Spencer

I'm generally happy about lots of the general parts of being Irish and of Ireland. By accident of birth, and brilliant parents, it has educated and nourished me in pretty much every way. When I'm away, I still feel proud to say I'm Irish.

Don't Think Twice, It's Irish

Maya Saade | Posted 12.04.2016 | Arts
Maya Saade

Folk music transcends the Atlantic, and is a vivid marker of a common history. This is especially the case between Ireland and America.