Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy

Cultural Officer – Part Time The Tyneside Irish Cultural Society is recruiting for a part time office administrator. We are looking for someone with experience in office management and working with funding bodies and grant applications.  Candidates would ideally...
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...
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...