March is Irish American Heritage Month and is defined by the Law Library of Congress as "a month to celebrate the contributions which Irish-Americans have made to the United States." For legislation, Presidential Proclamations, and Executive Orders pertaining to this commemoration, visit the Law Library of Congress' Irish-American Heritage Month: A Commemorative Observances Legal Research Guide.
Irish America Magazine from IrishCentral.com - "IrishCentral is the leading Irish digital media company in North America, providing political, current affairs, entertainment, and historical commentary to the Irish throughout the world."
Annie Moore "On January 1, 1892, Annie Moore, a 15 year old girl from County Cork, became the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island."
"The political tensions of the 19th century—from the Great Famine to Charles Stewart Parnell’s attempts to pass a Home Rule Bill—set the stage for the Celtic Revival. As you will discover, the interest in ancient Irish language, sports, and literature was far more than mere appreciation of past achievements."