Irish Civic Organizations

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The Emerald Isle Immigration Center was founded to help Irish immigrants with services such as bank accounts, driver's licenses, housing, medical insurance, education, protection under the law, visas and green cards.

The Glucksman Ireland House, a center for Irish and Irish American Studies is located at New York University. It allows not only their college students, but anyone else, to access Irish and Irish-American culture and helps to cultivate excellence when studying Ireland, Irish America and worldwide Irish immigration.

The Institute for Irish American Studies is a research unit of CUNY (yay!), located at Lehman College.

The Irish Arts Center is the leading non-profit institution in New York that brings the very best of Irish arts and culture to audiences of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. It is one of the largest and most assimilative Irish cultural organizations in the United States, with more than 35,000 people of all ages and ethnicities participating directly in Irish Arts Center programs and print and broadcast media coverage of their theatrical musical engagements, education programs, festivals and special events.

The Irish Business Organization of New York is a non-profit, non-denominational organization which seeks to promote, foster and advance the business interests of Irish and Irish American business people in the tri-state area and beyond. Founded in 1973 the Irish Business Organization of New York, Inc. is chartered to: encourage, increase and further the business interests of its members; promote and facilitate networking opportunities for its members.; conduct meetings, discussions and seminars of interest to its members; sponsor a Guest-Speaker Program, lectures and social events throughout the year; and promote programs designed to improve the economic, intellectual and social status of its members.

The Irish Connections Magazine, located in New York City, is a magazine for the Irish worldwide.

The Irish Echo is the oldest and largest Irish-American newspaper.

The Irish Network New York City is a forum for Irish professionals in New York City, reflecting an Ireland that is skilled, diverse and ambitious. It aims to advance the strong economic, and cultural relationship between Ireland and the United States. IN-NYC is committed to promoting professional development for its members through the sharing of business knowledge and experience.

The American Irish Historical Center was founded in 1897 to inform the world of the achievements of the Irish in America and is now a national center of scholarship and culture. It serves as a focal point of the contemporary transatlantic Irish experience, a place where current public issues are explored, and where the great renaissance in Irish culture is celebrated in lectures, concerts, art exhibits and a literary journal.

The Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick is an organization comprised of Sons of Erin and their descendents, who are business and professional men in New York City, interested in economic development of their land and the promotion of the rich culture of the Irish.

The New York Irish History Roundtable promotes interest in and research on the 300-year history of people of Irish heritage in New York City. Its purpose is to provide opportunities to exchange information, and for members to learn from each other, about the complex relationship between the Irish and New York City since the colonial period. It sponsors lectures, fieldtrips, walking tours, special projects, graduate and undergraduate scholarships, museum exhibitions, genealogy workshops, newsletters and an annual journal, New York Irish History.