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Tyneside Irish Festival 2016

Announcing the passing of Patsy Ruan...

Announcing the passing of  Patsy Ruane and Martin O’Toole

Patsy Ruane died on Tuesday 18th October. Martin O’Toole died on 20th October. RIP Details to follow.

Cultural Society open night a great s...

Tyneside Irish Centre

The Tyneside Irish Cultural Society in Newcastle Upon Tyne extended a warm fĂ ilte to all during an open evening on 8th September at the Tyneside Irish Centre. The purpose of the evening was to introduce new members to the range of classes and events which the Cultural Society run and it was a chance for […]

Full festival programme now available...

Irish Festival

Click the link to view or right click (save target as) on PC to save to your computer. Tyneside Irish Festival 2016

Open Night at The Irish Centre

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On Thursday 8th September there will be an open night where the Tyneside Irish Cultural Society there will be hosting a presentation of the main activities planned for the Autumn/ Winter season. These include the 30th Tyneside Irish Festival, October 13-23rd, adult education classes starting 19th September, and a series of lectures. The Director, Tony […]

Paul Ruane Funeral

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Paul sadly passed away peacefully last Wednesday in Marie Curie Hospice. The date of his funeral is Tuesday 16th August at 11.45am at St Teresa’s, Heaton. In the meantime the family has requested you do not phone the house. The Irish Centre website and social media will keep you informed.

RIP Paul Ruane. A message from our se...

Paul Ruane

It is with regret and sadness that we have received news of the passing of Paul Ruane. A father to three beautiful girls and husband to Deidre. Paul was an inspiring figure on the Irish music scene on Tyneside. A fine fiddle player and teacher. Paul was deputy head teacher at St. Cuthbert’s High School […]

Job Vacancy


ASSISTANT MANAGER Hours minimum 38 per week An experienced individual is required to act as an assistant to the manager of bars and functions suite in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne. Main duties include cellar management, stock control, cash handling and customer service management. The preferred candidate will have at least one year experience […]

Irish passport application forms avai...


If you require a passport application form please come to the Tyneside Irish Centre office on the 3rd floor (take the lift) during office hours.

A message from Ambassador Mulhall ahe...


A message from Ambassador Mulhall ahead of the EU referendum vote tomorrow   Dear friends,   Tomorrow is voting day and I wanted to get in touch with you ahead of this important decision, which is of vital significance to Ireland as the UK’s nearest neighbour. I have met and spoken with many of you […]

Card and contactless payment terminal...

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We have recently installed card payment terminals at all of the bars in the Irish Centre.

Upcoming Events

  1. Chris Ball

    October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  2. Liam Turner

    November 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  3. Beacon Band

    November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  4. Tony Forde

    November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  5. Sally Glennon

    November 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm