Raised on Songs and Stories – Cullercoats

Raised on Songs and Stories 12.30pm to 2.30pm Free Cullercoats Crescent Club, Victoria Crescent, North Shields NE30 4PN Our Irish elders project will meet in Cullercoats for a great afternoon of live Irish music, craic and food. If you wish to come along please let us know on 0191 2610385.

Free

Lecture – A photographic history of hurling.

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

24 October: Paul Rouse: A Photographic History of Hurling. This illustrated talk will explain the evolution of hurling across more than 100 years. Dr Paul Rouse is Associate Professor of History at University College Dublin. He has written extensively on the history of Irish sport. 7.30pm Free

Free

Rebels and Friends (Play)

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

8pm Performances Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th November December 1918. The first woman is elected overwhelmingly to the British Parliament by the working class district of St. Patrick's, Dublin. She is in prison. One of the leaders of the Easter Rising, she never took her seat and went on to become Minister of Labour in […]

£12 – £14

Tommy Sands

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Doors open 7pm Concert 8pm Tommy Sands, County Down's singer, songwriter and social activist, has achieved something akin to legendary status in his own lifetime. From the pioneering tours with the highly influential Sands Family, playing Carnegie Hall to Moscow's Olympic Stadium, he has become one of Ireland's most powerful songwriters and enchanting performers. He […]

£7.50 – £10

Lecture – The ‘Good Old IRA’

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Free 7.30pm Jack Hepworth: The ‘Good Old IRA’: Collective memory of Ireland’s revolutionary decade (1912-1923) during the Northern Ireland conflict, 1969-1989 Through the 1970s and 1980s, veterans of Ireland’s revolutionary decade (1912-1923) entered old age. When they died, local newspapers published reverential obituaries and lionised their military exploits. Meanwhile, in the north, a younger generation […]

Free

Full Tilt Band

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Doors open 7.30pm Show 8pm Click here for tickets Dynamic new folk band FULL TILT brings together the musical talents of Gemma Donald, Brian Nicholson, Alan Small and Manus McGuire to provide you with a diverse range of music from Shetland, Scotland, Ireland and beyond. The energetic and lively sound they produce along with the […]

£10

Lecture – Anglo Irish Relations: from partition to Brexit

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Free 7.30pm Sarah Campbell: Anglo-Irish Relations: from partition to Brexit "Indeed, so much of this visit reminds us of the complexity of our history, its many layers and traditions, but also the importance of forbearance and conciliation. Of being able to bow to the past, but not be bound by it". Queen Elizabeth II, 18 […]

Free

Lecture – De Valera in the Irish imagination, 1916-2020

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Free 7.30pm Tim Ellis: Why did the Long Fellow last so long?: De Valera in the Irish imagination, 1916-2020 Éamon de Valera cast a significant influence over Irish politics for nearly sixty years. Internationally, no other democratically-elected leader, has served as long in office. Crucial to de Valera’s political endurance was a potent, yet also vibrant […]

Free

ROSS Wallsend

ROSS is a special project for older Irish people and their friends organised by the Tyneside Irish Cultural Society. One of our aims is to bring together Irish emigrants who settled in the North East region during the 50s and 60s to celebrate their cultural heritage. Our title comes from the famous Dubliner’s song- ‘The […]

Lecture – ‘Pogroms’ and ‘Rotten Prods’

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Free 7.30pm Connal Parr: 'Pogroms' and 'Rotten Prods': 1920 and the Beginnings of Northern Ireland This lecture will focus on Ulster Unionism around the pivotal year of 1920, addressing how it dealt with the 'threat' of a resurgent Labour movement, along with the connected industrial strife of what would become, the following year, the statelet of Northern Ireland. It […]

Free

Echoes of Erin

Tyneside Irish Centre 41 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Doors open 7.30pm Show 8pm We are delighted to welcome the international Comhaltas tour concert  'Echoes of Erin' to the Irish centre featuring a collaboration of the very best in music, song and dance in what forms a truly memorable and enthralling experience. The annual tour is a highlight of the year with full group […]

£10

ROSS Middlesbrough

ROSS is a special project for older Irish people and their friends organised by the Tyneside Irish Cultural Society. One of our aims is to bring together Irish emigrants who settled in the North East region during the 50s and 60s to celebrate their cultural heritage. Our title comes from the famous Dubliner’s song- ‘The […]