Classic Irish rock covers, including songs by Thin Lizzy, U2, The Pogues and The Undertones.
This live lecture looks at 1921 from the perspective of 1911. Not so much a counter factual history; more a history nobody imagined… James McConnel is an associate professor of history at Northumbria University. He is a historian of modern Ireland who specialises in Irish political history before and during the First World War. This […]
Doors open 7pm - Show 8pm A former electrician, who decided to become a musician after seeing Christy Moore perform on Irish TV, Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell has been described by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music as one of most important singers to come out […]
Join us for a feast of music, food and dancing, all hosted by our favourite storyteller, Pat Speight. The line up features the Tony Corcoran Ceili Band with special guests Benny Goodman (recently declared Gold Medal Folksinger of the year by the English Folk Dance and Song Society, the Pitman Poets and Una ní Fhlannagáin. […]
From the team that gave us 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists' we give you Townsend Theatre's Production of Yes! Yes! UCS! It's 1971 and Aggie McGraw, straight out of school , gets an office job at Govan shipyard a week before the government decide to kill it off. This is the story of the famous 'work […]
We are delighted to welcome back Paddy Cullivan with his new show, 'The Murder of Michael Collins' The incredible story of the death of Ireland’s first Commander-in-Chief told through, images and songs and stories. Historical Entertainer Paddy Cullivan brings you the incredible story of the death of Ireland’s first Commander-in-Chief. An audio-visual spectacular featuring hundreds […]
Tyneside Irish Cultural Society and British Association of Irish Studies Lecture Series 2022 Dr Stephen O’Neill Representations of Partition and Civil War Thursday 21st April at 7.30pm ONLINE The last in our series of free lectures marking the centenary takes place next week. Stephen O’Neill is an Irish Research Council Enterprise Research Fellow at the School of […]
Tyneside Irish Cultural Society is delighted to be hosting Tony and Julia on their national tour. Tony’s music is beyond beautiful, it’s perfect” – Tommy Emmanuel. “Julia’s bell-like voice and her fiddle playing are thrilling. She moves effortlessly from fiddle to guitar, her solo is impressive.” – Salon Festival, France. Hailed by the late John […]