Claddagh Ring

A piece of jewelry that, in modern times, has come to symbolize Ireland.

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Silent Films Offer Rare Glimpses of Life in 1920s Ireland

Shot by an American ornithologist in the early years of Irish independence, the footage turned up in the archives of the Chicago Academy of Sciences and is being restored.

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A Reporter Striking Universal Chords

The reporter Dan Barry on finding stories, his central purpose and how he ends the work day.

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I Brought My Mother Home to Ireland

Near the lichen-mottled bottom of the family headstone, a single new line appears in the slate gray.

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