The Irish Stories Archive collects and makes available the oral histories and artifacts pertaining to the Irish that immigrated to the United States. Millions of Irish made the trek to find a better life for their families.

Stories

Shown below is a YouTube playlist of the videos in our archive.  Click on the sandwich icon at the top left of the video to view other videos in this playlist or click here to browse the entire archive on our YouTube Channel.  Each of our videos has a transcript with it meaning you can use the “Subtitles/closed captions” button (the CC icon) at the bottom of the video to see the words spoken.  On our YouTube Channel you can make the transcript interactive by clicking on the “More actions” button just below the video and then click on the “Transcript” button to interact with the transcript and video.

Tell Your Story

The Irish Stories Archive is continuing to collect the stories of Irish immigrants so please help us collect more!  Contact us so we can help tell your story.