Brigit of Kildare by David Burke

Brigit of Kildare by David Burke

Brigit is the pre-eminent female saint of Ireland, standing alongside Patrick and Columba as the most well-known and popular of Irish saints. Indeed, the Liber Angeli ‘The Book of the Angel’ (produced by the Church of Armagh in the late 7th Century) refers to Patrick...
Tell the 2021 Census… I Have Irish Roots!

Tell the 2021 Census… I Have Irish Roots!

Calling all Irish born, Irish citizens, Irish descendants and anyone with that Irish feeling – declare your Irishness on 21st March 2021! The latest census is fast approaching, with promotion already rolling out – you can’t surely have missed it! While this is...
Cultural Society Add to Online Presence

Cultural Society Add to Online Presence

As opportunities to get together may still be a while away, the Tyneside Irish Cultural Society carry on adding to their online content, which includes podcasts and webinars and can be found on their YouTube channel. The monthly podcasts, hosted by Michael McNally,...
Tyneside Irish Festival postponed

Tyneside Irish Festival postponed

It’s with a heavy heart that we inform you that this year’s Tyneside Irish Festival will be postponed until next year. We are hoping to bring more events to our St. Patrick’s celebrations in March 2021. In the mean time, we are planning to host some...