Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade aims to serve the Irish people, promote their values and advance their prosperity abroad, and to provide the Government with the capabilities, analysis and influence to ensure that Ireland derives the maximum benefit from all areas of its external engagement. 

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Mike Feerick Minister Deenihan Global Irish March 2015

Guinness Archives

The Guinness Archive preserves the historical records of the St. James's Gate Brewery in Dublin from 1759 to the present.  It is located in GUINNESS STOREHOUSE® andIrelan is the only corporate archive that is fully open to the public in Ireland. 

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Guinness Storehouse © Tourism Ireland

The Heritage Council

The work of the Heritage Council aims to provide a greater understanding of the importance of Ireland’s heritage through the provision of grants, advice, conservation, and heritage initiatives.

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The Museum of Country Life in Castlebar County Mayo

National Library of Ireland

The National Library’s holdings make up the most comprehensive collection of Irish documentary material in the world and offer an invaluable insight into Ireland’s history and heritage.

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Main Reading Room at the National Library of Ireland Dublin

Melbourne Immigration Museum

The Immigration Museum is part of Museum Victoria, which is Australia’s largest public museum organisation and explores the stories of real people from all over the world who have migrated to Victoria, Australia.

Located in the Old Customs House in the heart of the city of Melbourne, the museum re-creates the real-life stories of coming to Australia with a rich mix of moving images, personal and community voices, memories and memorabilia.

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Station Pier Melbourne SS Australis

Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation

From 1892 to 1954, over twelve million immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island, a small island in New York Harbor. The Ellis Island Foundation is responsible for the restoration of Ellis Island and the preservation of all the records relating to all immigrants

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Liberty Foundation Wall of Honor

The Military Archives

The Military Archives holdings make up the most comprehensive collection of revolutionary material commencing with the foundation of the Irish Volunteers on 25th November 1913. The Military Archives, as an official place of deposit under the National Archives Act, contains the official papers of the Defence Forces, Department of Defence and the Army Pensions Boards in additional to over 1200 private collections.

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2nd Cadet Class at Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp 1929

Irish Photo Archive

The Irish Photo Archive, is an exclusive collection of almost 3.5 million old Irish photos and historical images, many of them produced for newspaper and other publications.

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Genealogical Office Dublin Castle Ireland

Ireland.com by Tourism Ireland

Whether you are looking for an organised tour or simply want to discover Ireland for yourself, Ireland.com is the place to go to get the most out of your vacation in Ireland.  It provides all the information that you need to organise your holiday in advance – from booking your travel arrangements to designing your vacation itinerary.  There is a wealth of information about local tourist attractions and it highlights all the hidden delights of Ireland that only a local could know about!

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Ross Errilly Friary County Galway

Certificate of Irish Heritage

The Certificate of Irish Heritage is an official Irish Government initiative that recognises the continuing affinity and emotional attachment of those who left our shores long ago.

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Family connections of Princess of Charlene of Monaco
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