Welcome to Ireland Indiana
A site for historical information for the towns of Ireland and Portersville Indiana, Boone and Madison Townships in Dubois County, Indiana. This site is dedicated to those early pioneers who came from Scotland, Ireland and Germany to settle this area of America.
Come to Ireland, Indiana during St. Patrick's Celebration, or any other time.
We have good food and hospitality all year long!
You'll never know where you may see a Shamrock next!
The St. Patrick's Day(s) Celebration (2016)was held again this year in March. Click on the St. Patrick's Celebration on the left for details.
DON'T FORGET THE "HALF WAY TO ST. PAT'S DAY" EVENT IS HELD IN SEPTEMBER--IRISH ROAD-BOWLING.This is an ancient event started in the County Armaugh in the country of Ireland, Ironically, the early settlers of Ireland, Indiana came from the same county. Last year 64 teams of 4 (256) individuals competed in the event. Go to St. Patrick's Celebration on the left column to find out more.
Go to Ireland Historical Society for new details. Go to the gallery for modern picture.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET MARRIED IN THE IRELAND HISTORICAL CHAPEL IN IRELAND INDIANA USA. GO TO IRELAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY SITE ON THE SIDEBAR FOR THE INFORMATION.
For a pioneer wedding, we also have the Shiloh Meeting House(built in 1849)and The Lemmons Church (built in 1860).
Contact Delbert Himsel, Jr. to volunteer your services, information, photographs, etc.
This site had it's beginning at the Shiloh Meeting House
and was later initialized on November 6. 2002. The first
publishing came a year later. The site will continue to
grow and have additional information added. The
information is to the best of the writers' knowledge
and findings. Any constructive corrections or
additions are welcome.