Preservation of Irish culture is extremely important to the FSSP. In 2015 we placed a plaque in the Irishtown section of Clinton commemerating the original Irish roots of the city. We hope the following references can be of assistance.

Gaelic Language

English to Irish and Scottish language translation dictionary.

Ireland Fun Facts

An insider’s tour of Ireland.

Irish American Archive Society

Irish Dictionary

Irish – English collaborative dictionary online.

Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship / Famine Museum

The Boston Irish Famine Memorial

Dedicated in 1998 in commemoration of the 150th anniversaryof the Irish famine.

The Irish Ancestral Research Association

The National Archives of Ireland: Census of Ireland 1901/1911

The household returns and ancillary records for the censuses of Ireland of 1901 and 1911, which are in the custody of the National Archives of Ireland, represent an extremely valuable part of the Irish national heritage


Irish Organizations


Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) National Website

Brehon Law Society

Federation of Irish-American Societies

Galway Society of Philadelphia

Irish American Business Chamber & Network

Irish Network Philadelphia – In Philly

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Founded in 1958, the Ceili Group preserves and promotes traditional Irish ceili and set dancing.

Somerville Ceili

Philadelphia Donegal Society

Founded in 1888, described as a “Beneficial, Social, Charitable and Patriotic Association.”

The Catholic Philopatrian Literary Institute

The Ireland Fund

The Philadelphia Irish Center