Being Irish in New Zealand

A DigitalNZ Story by Mark Beatty

Well we get everywhere so I thought it would be good to highlight the Irish Diaspora, any notable Irish figures and in general anything related to Ireland that I can discover in New Zealand collections. Updated in March 2021.

Irish, Ireland, new zealand, immigrants, immigration

Portrait of Granny Dalton

Alexander Turnbull Library

Studies of Celtic Crosses

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Paddy O'Donnell publicity portrait

Alexander Turnbull Library

Paddy Donovan, Te Puke

Alexander Turnbull Library

Misses Paddy and Moira Doherty

Alexander Turnbull Library

Unidentified child

Alexander Turnbull Library

Child dancers at annual Irish feis

Alexander Turnbull Library

Irish Tenor Leo McCaffrey

Alexander Turnbull Library

Rev Ian Paisley. 27 March, 2007.

Alexander Turnbull Library

Peter Robinson. 7 February 2010

Alexander Turnbull Library

Irish workhouse

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Ireland wedding group 1911

Auckland Libraries

Irish bowls, Mangaroa

Upper Hutt City Library

[Irish man with long coat]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

St. Patrick's.

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

St Patricks Cathedral

Auckland Libraries

Irish crochet collar

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Bridey Murphy - Ireland

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Luca Bloom

Radio New Zealand

St Patrick's Day

Radio New Zealand

Donal Lunny

Radio New Zealand

1st 18 Royal Irish

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Royal Irish Veterans Group

Auckland Libraries

UHFC 1965 Irish Contingent

Upper Hutt City Library

Study of Old Irish Woman

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui

An Irish Fisherman (AN OLD SALT)

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui

County of origin of Irish immigrants, 1853–70

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Upper Lake of Killarney

Auckland Libraries

Irish

Nelson Provincial Museum

Irish Village

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

[Irish Village]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Irish Village

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Irish Coin

Howick Historical Village

Irish Potato basket

Howick Historical Village

Government seals

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

John Balance, NZ Premier

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

1904 All Blacks team to face British Lions

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga