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Tyneside Irish Festival 2016

Quiz teams needed.


Our quiz night will be starting soon every Tuesday at 7pm. Drink and cash prizes.

Irish hampers available to order


Irish product hampers made to suit your budget. Fantastic gift idea. Just ask at the bar.

Subscription renewals 2017


Membership subscriptions taken and new cards issued on Friday and Saturday evenings 6.30pm to 8pm from Friday 6th January until Saturday 25th February. Rates are unchanged. Renewals £5 Concessions £3 Life members Free (20 years and 70+) New members £10 / £7 Concession (Concession for men and women aged 65 and over. Others at the […]

Free history lecture series.


Following the success of the Easter Rising lecture series the Tyneside Irish Cultural Society have programmed six more lectures which will run until May 2017. Tyneside Irish Centre History Lecture Series The Revolutionary Generation   Dr Stephen Reagan (Durham University) 24 November 2016 7.30pm W.B. Yeats: ‘Poetry, Politics, and Easter 1916’ In 1896, W.B. Yeats wrote to […]

Cultural Society open night a great s...

Tyneside Irish Centre

The Tyneside Irish Cultural Society in Newcastle Upon Tyne extended a warm fàilte 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Fantastic duo ‘ The Buskers’. Free

    April 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  2. John and Dave

    April 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  3. Irish Book Club

    May 3 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. History lecture series – The Women of the Revolution

    May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. John McHugh

    May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Tomorrow night ... ...

Every Sunday in the Concert Room @ Tyneside Irish Centre we have the best in Country and Irish. This Sunday we have .... Sally Glennon April 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm 🎼£3 on the door

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Thank you Paul for lol of your hard work and good luck in all you do in the future 💚 ...

Cú Chulainns GAC would like to take this opportunity to say a massive massive go raibh maith agat to one of our longest serving and most distinguished members of all time. Paul Quinn has been the life blood of our club for the best part of a decade, playing, managing club and uni teams, fundraising, doing everything and anything that needed to be done and to the forefront at all times. His enthusiasm and passion for GAA is unrivalled. Not only this, Paul has been a massive character within the North Easts Irish community, having a positive and lasting impact on all who have encountered him. Truly one of lifes gentlemen and a credit to his family and club back home in Tyrone. We bid you farewell on your travels and all the best in the next chapter of your life. Always a great man for starting a sing song and getting the craic going, you leave a big pair of shoes to be filled. Go léir is fearr mo chara

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A sneaky peek at what's coming up in just over three weeks ... ...

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