Saturday 27th January Free 7pm Described as “Ireland’s George Orwell”, Hubert Butler (1900-91) was both essayist and human rights champion. From his base in rural Ireland he travelled in Europe, working to smuggle Jews to Ireland from post-Anschluss Vienna, and exposing World War 2 atrocities in the Balkans, work that brought him into a head-on […]
Sean Michael Crowe Funeral: Friday 19th January, Durham Crematorium, 9am. Ex-Sunderland University. Died in Chester-Le-Street at the Lindisfarne Home on Sunday 31st December. Michael was a loyal member of the Connolly Association and staunch opponent of discrimination and sectarianism in his native Co. Down and here in the North East where he worked as a […]
The Irish Centre management invites tenders to supply cleaning to the premises from 2nd January to the 31st December 2018. The average hours per week are currently 30-36. Contractors are expected to supply their own equipment and materials. Further details are available from the Secretary, Tony Corcoran – 0775 2630657.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]