There's a photo doing the rounds on the web of two red-bearded men. The doppelgangers met as they took their seats — next to each other — on a plane. That story and a quick background brief doppelgangers.
Hare Squead is a hip-hop trio based in Dublin. They're first generation immigrants from Africa who happened to run into each other while skateboarding in Ireland's capital. Just two years later they're one of the hottest acts around.
It's World Cup playoff time, and teams are trying to snag the final few berths for next year's tournament in Brazil. Ireland is out of it, but Iceland is still in contention. And as Irish fan Eion Conlon says, "It's only one letter difference. It's like we're brothers."
Irish voters approved a constitutional ban on abortion in 1983. Thousands of Irish women have traveled abroad for the procedure since then — and there's a new movement to get them to tell their stories.
Ireland's Stephanie Roche could become the first woman to ever to win FIFA's Puskás Award for scoring the best goal of the year. Her spectacular shot became a YouTube sensation and earned her a place on the shortlist with Colombia's James Rodriguez and Hollands' Robin van Persie.
One of the big unresolved questions around the referendum is what would happen in Northern Ireland in the event of a Brexit. A new frontier would be created between the EU and the UK, but what would this actually mean?
Peter Ferris Cochran was born in Ireland, to an unwed Irish mother. She was forced to live in a house for unwed mothers run by the Catholic Church, ultimately putting her son up for adoption. New information reveals how deadly, literally, those homes were.
In 1989, musician Peter Gabriel launched Real World Records as a way to give international artists wider exposure. Now 25 years later, the label is still going strong. One of their most influential bands, Afro Celt Sound System, blended Irish airs and African beats in a dance-y, original style.
For years, national leaders have failed to create sustainable climate change solutions, and poorer nations and communities have borne the brunt of inaction. Now human rights issues are getting much more attention.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has famously promised to build a wall along the US-Mexico border to stem the tide of illegal immigration from and through Mexico. Now there’s news that the billionaire wants to build another wall: to hold back rising seas at his luxury golf resort in Ireland.