Irish Americans have always had a passion for their Irish American heritage and Irish family history. As a result, researching Irish immigration and Irish history has emerged as a centerpiece of the Irish American experience. Not surprisingly, there are thousands of resources available to help you research your own Irish American heritage, as well as ample resources for Irish history and Irish immigration.
The following list provides excellent resources for researching your Irish American history. Research Irish American Genealogy, study Irish immigration and Irish history, trace your Irish American family history, and read about contemporary Irish news and events.
Irish American Genealogy
British Isles Family History Society - USA
Tel: (626) 359-1729
Guides to Irish genealogical research, maps, atlases, gazetteers, heraldry and family names, passenger lists & immigration history.
Irish and Irish-American Family Research
Forms, outlines, and reference tools for Irish genealogy
Irish American Genealogy Branches
Finding Your Irish Immigrant Ancestor's Place of Birth in Ireland. A Genealogy Guide for Irish-Americans
Irish Genealogical Society International (IGSI)
A non-profit genealogical society dedicated to assisting our members and others in the discovery of their Irish ancestry.
University Libraries Irish and Irish-American Genealogy
Comprehensive reference sources for researching Irish American Genealogy.
Irish Consulates in America
Embassy of Ireland
2234 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 462-3939
Irish Consulate - San Francisco
44 Montgomery Street, Ste, 3830,
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: (415) 392-4214
Fax: (415) 392-0885
Irish American Chamber of Commerce
Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the U.S. (ICCUSA)
556 Central Ave.
New Providence NJ, 07974
Tel: (908) 286-1300
Irish American News and Media
Irish-American Information Service
Newswire provides up-to-the-minute objective coverage of news as it happens in Ireland and the North.
Covers Irish news, including entertainment, sports, and celebrity news topics.
North-American Irish Periodicals
Directory of periodicals in the U.S. and Canada, with addresses, subscription info and web/email contacts.
Boston Irish Reporter
Irish American monthly newspaper published in the first week of each month.
Irish Echo Newspaper Online
The largest circulation Irish American weekly newspaper, with a 50-state subscription base.
News about Ireland and Irish Americans in the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Distributed monthly all across the West Coast.
Bi-monthly newsletter with an American view of Ireland; offbeat travelogues, humor, music, and culture reviews of Ireland.