The best of Irish online
Delve into the remarkably rich stories from Not Just Ned, explore some interesting and surprising links and research your own family history on this special website, which extends well beyond what was on show at the National Museum in Canberra.
The Irish in Australia essay
A comprehensive essay by senior curator Richard Reid on what it means to be Irish in Australia. Covers immigration, religion, politics and St Patrick's Day.
Research your Irish family history
A launching pad to rich material including tips for beginners, links to the best family history websites, surprising Irish convict material and a surname lucky dip.
Visitors to Not Just Ned: A true history of the Irish in Australia told their own Irish stories. Watch what they had to say.
The Craic videos
Music and dance Irish style on the Museum's YouTube channel, in a series of videos recorded live at The Quiet Man pub in Melbourne for Not Just Ned.
Irish bushrangers and beyond
The true story wouldn't be complete without Ned Kelly and his gang. See the armour being installed and learn about bushrangers Martin Cash, Ben Hall and Frank Gardiner.
A collection of fascinating stories and images related to the Irish convicts and political prisoners, administrators and earliest settlers who made the long sea voyage to Australia.
Learn more about explorer Robert O'Hara Burke, the pioneering Durack family and many other Irish settlers who contributed to the development of the colonies.
Building a new life slideshow
Stories of Irish-Australians who made a mark on society and culture, including Eureka leader Peter Lalor, the Kelly gang, prime minister Ben Chifley and archbishop Daniel Mannix.
Story circle slideshow
A collection of famous and lesser known personal stories of Irish men and women who have become legends, or whose efforts have helped to make Australia what it is today.
A continuing presence slideshow
Sport, the arts and the lingering sense of Irishness in many Australians. Features boxer Les Darcy, Rose of Tralee winner Kathryn Feeney and Indigenous artist John Moriarty.
Irish convict tag clouds
Discover the occupations, names and crimes committed by Irish convicts transported to New South Wales using these tag clouds. A striking way to explore convict data.
Installing the Duffy land map conservation challenge
A behind the scenes look at the challenges involved with handling an oversize and fragile historic map on show in Not Just Ned.
Illuminated addresses online feature
Zoom in on the stunning borders and elegant calligraphy of these 40 illuminated addresses presented to the Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne.
St Patrick's Day slideshow
A pictorial look at the 2010 Sydney parade and St Patrick's Day celebrations in years gone by.
Irish social history sites
Finding out about your ancestors is just the beginning ... how did they live? What were their lives like? A filtered collection of the best Irish social history websites.
A story of survival, endurance and invention told through a collection of large objects. Includes a traditional Irish fishing boat and the Irish-invented Wolseley car and Furphy water cart.