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Tyneside Irish Festival 2016

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 […]

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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 […]

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.

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Support your team HERE!

Friday 10th June At last the European Soccer Championship finals start today in France and here at the Irish Centre we are all set for it. We are happy to support all the four teams from these islands but delighted to have TWO from the island of Ireland. So we expect a great crowd to […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Leonard Brown

    December 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  2. History lecture series – Ireland and the First World War

    December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  3. Mary Coughlan at Caedmon Hall, Gateshead

    December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  4. History lecture series – Eoin MacNeill and the case against the Easter Rising

    January 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. History lecture series – Patrick Pearse: Reality and Myth

    February 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Destress from a busy week with our karaoke night tonight from 8pm. Come and be entertained or show us what you've got! You never know, you might get discovered! ...

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We're excited to welcome Paul Jackson, ex lead vocalist and songwriter from 90s rock band Roadhouse to the Centre on Saturday night! Roadhouse once included former Def Leppard member guitarist Pete Willis. The single "Hell Can Wait" reached number 9 in the UK Rock Chart in 1991!

Join us FREE from 8.30pm for what's sure to be a great night!

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We've got a great night of music ahead with our new Buskers Night from 5pm - 8pm then more live music with the Bon Accords playing the best of Country and Irish from 8pm (only £3 on the door). ...

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