Annie Moore

Learn the story of Annie Moore:

Learn all about Annie Moore, the first emigrant ever to be processed at Ellis Island on 1 January 1892. A statue of Annie Moore and her two brothers is located directly outside Cobh Heritage Centre. A similar statue of Annie can be found in Ellis Island, New York, representing the honour of being the first emigrant to pass through Ellis Island and standing as a symbol of the many Irish who have embarked on that very same journey.