Temecula Valley Genealogical Society

Irish- American Heritage

Are you one of the 80 million that decend from Irish roots?
 Learn more about your Irish ancestors and why they came to America.
34.5 million: Number of U.S. residents who claimed Irish ancestry in 2011. This number was more than seven times the population of Ireland itself (4.68 million). Irish was the nation’s second most frequently reported ancestry, trailing only German.
Irish emigrants leaving their home for America--the mail coach from Cahirciveen, County Kerry, Ireland
Published 1866
Irish Research Links