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.
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.
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
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.
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!