Yes! Yes! UCS!

Yes! Yes! UCS!

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....

He’s back! Paddy Cullivan’s ‘The Murder of Michael Collins’ – see it here at the Tyneside Irish Centre on 6th April 2022

We all loved Paddy Cullivan’s unique (and very funny) take on the Irish revolution a few years ago.    Now he’s back with his unique blend of story telling, historical surprises, images and music to recount the death of Michael Collins, ireland’s...

Coming up – History Lectures

We have a lot going on over the next few months – zoom talks and our first ever hybrid session with Bill Corcoran later this week.   Come along on the night if you want to take part in person or contact tyneirishcs@gmail.com if you want a zoom link....

50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday – zoom talk

This very timely talk will take place on zoom. On the 50th anniversary of the events of 30th January, 1972, now known as ‘Bloody Sunday’, this paper examines the relationship between poetry and politics through an exploration of Thomas Kinsella’s 1972 poem Butcher’s...