Festival Footage

We’ve just posted some footage and images from this year’s irish Festival to whet your appetite for next year.   It’s great to look back over the last month and be reminded of what wonderful performances we saw and of all the lovely people who came...

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Coming to the Tyneside Irish Centre on Friday, 5th November 2021 at 7.30 p.m we have Neil Gore’s amazing one man show. He brings this witty, humorous and absorbing classic boot to life in his one-man Magic Lantern show. Featuring political conjuring, music and...

Peter Hollins – RIP

Peter Hollins RIP. We are all saddened by the recent death of Peter a much loved accordion man and regular at our Friday sessions in Westmoreland Road. His funeral is on Tuesday 10th August at 3.15pm. Please get in touch if you would like the password to access the...
Memories Project Launches

Memories Project Launches

On Tuesday 1 st April the Tyneside Irish Cultural Society (TICS) launch a year-long project to capture family memories of some of the 5,000 soldiers who fought in the Tyneside Irish Brigade of the Northumberland Fusiliers in the 1914-18 war. It is backed by a grant of...
MEMORY WILL NEVER FADE ON TYNESIDE

MEMORY WILL NEVER FADE ON TYNESIDE

This was the famous pledge made by Father George McBrearty, chaplain to the Irish Brigade of the Northumberland Fusiliers, at their first memorial service in 1919. For four decades after the veterans remembered the almost 1500 of their comrades who made the supreme...