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By Wednesday, the GoFundMe had raised more than $2.5 million.

Irish people are returning a 173-year-old favor by donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to a fundraiser helping Native American tribes

Organizers raising funds for Navajo Nation and Hopi Nation said donations have flooded in from the Irish, inspired by a 1847 gift from Choctaw Nation.
A tourist bends over backward to kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle near Cork, Ireland.

For 600 years, people have bent over a castle wall to kiss a mythical stone in Ireland. The coronavirus outbreak is putting a stop to the popular trad...

Due to coronavirus concerns, tourists will be unable to visit — and kiss — Ireland's legendary Blarney Stone for the first time in centuries.
St. Patrick's Day started as a religious holiday.

The history behind St. Patrick’s Day

The popular celebration as we know it today took shape in the 1700s, as parades began popping up in America.
Corned beef and cabbage, Shepherd's pie, and Irish lamb stew at Molly's Pub and Restaurant Shebeen in New York City.

I tried 3 signature Irish dishes for the first time, and it was one of the most comforting meals I’ve ever had

I tried Shepherd's pie, corned beef and cabbage, and Irish lamb stew, and it was exactly what I needed during this very rough news week.
Irish soda bread is one of the most famous foods from the Emerald Isle.

12 mouthwatering Irish foods everyone should try for St. Patrick’s Day

Ahead of St. Patrick's Day this year, we've compiled some of the most delicious Irish foods you should consider trying.
St. Patrick's Day.

13 reasons why St. Patrick’s Day is the worst

St. Paddy's Day might seem like fun — but most people just get drunk and pretend to be Irish without learning about the holiday's history.
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, left, and former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe during a news conference, July 13, 2017 at the Justice Department in Washington, DC.

Jeff Sessions once complained about FBI employees and reminisced about the ‘the old days’ when it ‘only hired Irishmen,’ forme...

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly of English, Irish, and Scottish heritage.
The St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City is the largest in the world.

Everywhere from New York to Egypt celebrates St. Patrick’s Day — see the photos of raucous celebrations around the world

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and from Dublin to Montserrat, people are gearing up for the party of a lifetime.