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1891 - Fifteen year old Annie Moore departs Queenstown (now Cobh, Co Cork), becoming the first Ellis Island immigrant.

Annie Moore stood in line with her two younger brothers, Philip and Anthony. They were waiting to board the SS Nevada, a ship that would take them from Ireland to New York. 230 more words

Irish History

1954 - Ellis Island closes.

From 1892 to 1954, an estimated two million Irish immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island, a small island in New York Harbor. 18 more words

Irish History