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Community Groups for the Irish in Queensland

Queensland Irish Association

Queensland Irish Association, established in 1898, is a club that supports those with Irish heritage or aspirations. The QIA’s activities for members include bowls, golf, bridge and The Rose of Tralee quest. It hosts popular annual dinners on St Patrick’s Day and St Brigid’s Day.
Queensland Irish Association website


Queensland Gaelic Football and Hurling Association

Formed and affiliated to the Gaelic Athletic Association in 1975, the Queensland state branch of the GAA includes football, hurling and camogie teams. They are based at Gaelic Park in Willawong, Brisbane.
Queensland Gaelic Football and Hurling Association website


Irish Australian Support Association Queensland

Irish Australian Support Association Queensland is a charity organisation that looks after the welfare of Irish Australians. It is funded by the Irish government and based at Woolloongabba in Brisbane.
Irish Australian Support Association Queensland website


Embassy of Ireland, Australia

The Irish Embassy in Canberra works to promote Irish interests in Australia and also provides a range of key consular services to Irish citizens.
Embassy of Ireland, Australia website


Darling Downs Irish Club

The Darling Downs Irish Club is a social club for people of Irish descent living in the Darling Downs area of Queensland. It is based in the Irish Club Hotel in Toowoomba City.
Darling Downs Irish Club website


Mount Isa Irish Club

The Mount Isa Irish Association formed the club in 1955. It is a club not meant just for the Irish themselves, but for the Irish and their friends.
Mount Isa Irish Club website

University of Queensland Irish Society

The UQ Irish Society is open to everyone who wants to experience the best of Irish culture among good friends at University of Queensland. It is best known for St Patrick’s Day celebrations on campus and volunteering with the official Brisbane city parade. They also host events to teach people about the history of Ireland and to connect students with business and government leaders with connections to Ireland.
University of Queensland Irish Society on Facebook