All the Things You Can Do Instead of Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day
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A Quick Guide to the Unkillable Power of Irish Country Music
Why the genre has basically remained unchanged for decades—and how that's made it a prime meme breeding ground.
Real Irish Fighting: A History of Shillelagh Law and Hob-Nailed Boot Stomping
Irish stick-fighting was not only an ancient martial tradition; it became a symbol for Irish culture.
Young People in Ireland Are Taking More Psychoactive Drugs Than Anyone Else in Europe
A study released this week found that young people in Ireland are big into "new psychoactive substances." So we tried to work out why.
Watch This Guy Crowd Surf Shirtless During an Irish Pub's Killers Sing Along
Open Up Your Eager Eyes.
White Men Can’t Drunk: St. Patrick’s Day and Privilege
If you come to Manhattan on St. Patrick's Day, there are scenes to behold of local-nightly-news B-roll pageantry, but really the day is a calamity, a demolition derby of male ego and the limits of human biology.
Drunk Irish Conor McGregor Fans Get Flight Turned Around In Route to Vegas
“This drunk Irish fella kept singing Ole, Ole, Ole and Oggy, Oggy, Oggy,” a fellow passenger described.
Why Colin Farrell and MMA Fighter Conor McGregor Are the Heroes Ireland's Youth Need
We finally have personalities on the world stage who represent the Ireland we know.
How Young Dubliners Celebrated the Irish Gay Marriage Vote
We went on a bar crawl around Dublin on Saturday night to see how the legalization of same-sex marriage was being celebrated.
Roisin Kiberd, Photos: Sarah Meyler
Remembering Albert Maysles and His Beautiful, Empathetic Documentaries
Although the pioneer of cinema verite is gone, we've got two new works by him—"Iris" and In "Transit"—to pore over and keep his memory alive.
A Love Letter to the Best and Worst Parts of Dublin
What it was like to grow up in the South Dublin suburbs, wanting desperately to leave, and then wanting to return.
Photos of St. Patrick's Day in Tokyo
Tokyo hosts the largest St. Patrick's Day parade in Asia, complete with shamrocks and pints of Guinness.