Welcome to the Irish South African Association

The Irish South African Association exists to facilitate social contact between Irish people, people of Irish descent and anyone who has any interest whatsoever in the Irish & in Ireland. All are welcome to join the Association & to attend our many functions held throughout the year. Our "Flagship Event" is of course our Annual St Patrick's Night Celebration held on Mar 17th each year. The Irish South African Association gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Dublin (www.dfa.ie) & the Embassy of Ireland, Pretoria (www.embassyireland.org.za)Join Now

Latest News

18/04/2014 03:12:00
TD Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, who has campaigned for Traveller ethnic recognition, said it was rare that he came into Leinster House really proud of the work done there
18/04/2014 03:11:00
Minster Jan O’Sullivan announces plan to bring 952 empty units back into use this year

18/04/2014 03:00:00
An Irishman’s Diary about educational innovation
18/04/2014 02:42:00
Analysis: A positive Government statement could lead to a realignment between settled and Traveller communities

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Upcoming events

Wine Tasting
Come join us for a evening full of wine and laughter
Date: 22-May-2014

Recent blog posts

Table Mountain Joins "Global Greening" Line up for St Patrick's day 2014
13-Mar-2014 @ 02:45 PM
For the fourth consecutive year Table Mountain will join the ever-expanding line up of global icons to be @greened@ ...
1000-year-old religious route unearthed by archeaeologists in Mayo
06-Feb-2014 @ 02:52 PM
A large pilgrimage route has been discovered on the County Mayo island of Caher. The discovery of the medieval pilgr ...
Why Ireland needs a Minister for Diaspora after Gathering success
06-Feb-2014 @ 12:05 PM
The Gathering was a coming of age moment for Ireland, an event that proved the Diaspora was no empty chimera but a r ...

Chas Everitt

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