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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.

RIP Patrick Curran

RIP Patrick Curran

Curran (Patrick Thomas) Newcastle-Upon-Tyne late of Roselawn, Lucan – 29th Dec 2016 Suddenly. Son of the late Tom and Sheila Curran. Deeply regretted by his beloved wife Geeta, his five brothers Tony, John, Paul, Thomas & Gerard, sisters Margaret, Dymphna, Ann, Marian, Gabrielle & Sheila also a huge circle of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. […]

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.

Upcoming Events

  1. Liam Turner (Free in the bar)

    February 25 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  2. Eileen and Shillelagh

    February 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  3. Echoes of Erin Tour 2017

    February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  4. Country night with Root’n Toot’n (Free in the bar)

    March 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  5. Liam Turner

    March 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:45 pm

Tough week? Live music will make everything better! Join us tonight -Liam Turner will be playing covers of everything from Van Morrison to Nathan Carter, Irish standards to country and pop. (Free, from 9pm) ...

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Yay it's the weekend! Are you joining us tomorrow night for Liam Turner (he plays from 9pm but there's nothing stopping you getting here early)!!! ...

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We're looking forward to the weekend already! On Saturday night we've got Liam Turner from 9pm (free) and on Sunday night we're joined by Eileen & Shillelagh from 8pm, who are playing after our weekly Buskers Night which starts at 5pm every Sunday. You get a free pint if you perform! ...

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Don't miss our St. Patrick's Dinner on March 18th! For just £25 per person, enjoy a delicious three course meal (vegetarian option available and includes a glass of wine) and great entertainment from an Irish piper, harpist and an Irish Hooley to end the evening with a bang! Got a large group of friends? Book a table of 10 for just £200. (Numbers limited to 108). ...

St. Patrick's Dinner

March 18, 2017, 7:00pm - March 18, 2017, 11:00pm

Join us for a three course meal, free glass of wine and great live music! Tickets only £25 each (£200 for a table of 10). You will be welcomed by Alex Brennan, a fantastic Irish war piper in full dress uniform. During dinner there will be entertainment from harper Emma Durkan and at 10pm we will adjourn to the Gallowgate bar for an Irish Hooley to finish the night in style. Numbers are limited to 108, so please don’t delay in reserving your seats now.

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