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 American History & Heritage at the Smithsonian Museum
Irish Music in the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
The Irish American Heritage Museum
Famous Irish American in the National Portrait Gallery
Irish America 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: First Immigrant through Ellis Island "When Ellis Island officially opened on January 1, 1892, the first passenger processed through the now world-famous immigration station was an Irish girl named Annie Moore."
Irish Immigration to America - A presentation from the Library of Congress
When America Despised the Irish: The 19th Century's Refugee Crisis Article with links to more information created by the History Channel
"It is 1969 and 9-year-old Buddy finds his peaceful life disturbed as a national conflict is starting to brew in Northern Ireland: unionists and loyalists—mostly Protestants—want the country to remain within the United Kingdom, while nationalists and republicans—mostly Catholics—are campaigning for the country to join a united Ireland. As the tension between these two opposing forces escalates, he and his family must decide whether to stay, or move somewhere safe."
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