Diaspora Networking & Websites Abroad

Here’s our list of sites & resources. If you have any suggestions, or find any that have become redundant, let us know using the form at the bottom of this page.


Facebook: Irish People Living In Australia
Page for Irish people living in Australia, general interest, stories from home, advice where we can, upcoming events, sporting matters, general banter!

Twitter: Irish In Australia
@WorldIrish : Irish in Australia.

Facebook: Irish People Living In New Zealand
Page for Irish people living in New Zealand, general interest, stories from home, talk of food and drink, upcoming events, general banter!

Facebook: Irish People Living In America
Page for Irish people or anyone who likes Ireland who is living in America to discuss Irish American stories, news from home, Irish food and drink, upcoming events and having the craic!!

Facebook: Irish In Britain
Representing and sharing news, stories and events from the Irish community in Britain.

Facebook: Irish People Abroad

Twitter: @IrelandCanada
Irish NGO working to support Irish people emigrating to & returning from Canada.

Irish Network USA
Irish Network USA (IN-USA) is a national network of Irish, Irish-Americans, and friends of Ireland with a shared goal of furthering ties between the United States and Ireland.

Social networking for Irish people abroad and in Ireland. IrishAbroad.com is an online community for Irish expats, descendants and any person wishing to travel to Ireland. News and information, community and friendship.

WomensIrishNetwork.com – Womens Irish Network (UK)
A network to bring together women of Irish nationality and their friends. Paid memebership. The network run events throughout the year. The group supports the Irish Youth Foundation.

LondonIrishGraduateNetwork.com – London Irish Graduate Network
For those of you who are new to the capital, LIGN can help you build your network of like minded ambitious, young Irish men and women in London.

Talk Irish is a social learning network founded in April 2008. Learners, speakers and teachers of Irish all over the world get together here to learn, share and teach Irish.


Comhaltas.ie – Comhaltas
Comhaltas promote traditional Irish music and Culture around the world.

IrishHeritage.co.uk – Irish Heritage UK
Irish Heritage is a voluntary arts organisation established in London in 1974 to promote Irish arts and culture to the widest possible audience in Britain, particularly through music.


Dept of Foreign Affairs
Alphabetical list of embassies and consulates. Addresses and contact details.


GAA – Britain
The Provincial Council of Britain GAA – all the information you need to know about the Gaelic Athletic Association in England, Scotland & Wales.

GAA – London
Official website London GAA.

GAA – North America
The North American County Board of the GAA promotes Hurling, Gaelic Football and Camogie. It is the governing body of these games in all 50 states of the US, excluding New York City metropolitan area. Currently, there are 112 adult clubs and 15 youth clubs in the NACB area.

GAA – New York
Official website New York GAA.

GAA – Australia
The Gaelic Football & Hurling Association of Australasia.

GAA – Canada
Official website Canada GAA

GAA – Europe
Official website Europe GAA

GAA – Asia
Asian County Board : Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Bord na hÁise


EuropeanIrish.com connects people interested in Irish culture & activities to Irish resources, events and news in Continental Europe.

IrishCentral.com – US
IrishCentral.com is the largest Irish American media site. Launched March 2009, it is aimed at the 40 million Irish Americans across the United States, and also the Irish Diaspora of 70 million worldwide.

IrishEcho.com – US
IRISH ECHO online – Founded in 1928, it’s the largest circulation Irish American weekly newspaper, with a 50-state subscription base.

IrishEcho.com.au – Australia
The Irish Echo is the only Irish newspaper in the Asia Pacific region. Established in 1988, it is for expats, those of Irish heritage, and anyone interested in the Irish culture.

IrishPost.co.uk – Britain
A weekly newspaper for the Irish in Britain. News, sports, features, recruitments and specials.


The Federation of Irish Societies (FIS) is a national umbrella organisation which draws together Irish clubs and societies in Britain. It promotes the interests of Irish people through community care, education, culture and arts, youth and sports activities and information provision.

AOH.com – Ancient Order of Hibernians
The Ancient Order of Hibernians is America’s oldest Irish Catholic Fraternal Organization founded concurrently in the coal-mining region of Pennsylvania and New York City in 1836. The Order can trace its roots back to a series of similar societies that existed in Ireland for more than 300 years.

NewIrelandnb.ca – Irish Canadian Cultural Association of New Brunswick
Dedicated to the thousands of Irish emigrants who traveled the Atlantic in the early 19th Century and made New Brunswick their home.

Ireland.co.za – South Africa
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.

Irlandeses.org – Society for Irish Latin American Studies
Promoting the study of relations between Ireland and Latin American countries. Interests include the settlement, lives, and achievements of Irish emigrants to Latin America and their descendents, as well as the contemporary presence of Ireland in the life and culture of Latin America and the presence of Latin Americans in Ireland.


– UK

Founded in 1954, to support the needs of thousands of newly-arrived Irish emigrants in London, the London Irish Centre is the largest Irish welfare and community organisation in Britain.

The Irish Cultural Centre (Hammersmith) is acclaimed for providing one of the most exciting and adventurous weekly programmes in the UK. Featuring Ireland’s best traditional and contemporary musicians, an Irish film programme, Irish literary events (annual book-fair, reading by well-known authors and poets, storytelling and poetry nights,) Irish Theatre shows and art exhibitions.

LondonIrish.org.uk – London Irish Network
The club offers a wide range of social activities across London, opportunities to meet new friends and widen social networks, a monthly club night, and numerous other events.


The Irish Canadian Cultural Club of Windsor is an organisation open to anyone who would like to participate in sharing and exploring Irish culture.


IIBN.com – Irish International Business Network
IIBN’s subscribed membership is made up of successful Irish entrepreneurs and business professionals throughout the world. The objective of IIBN is to facilitate greater communication between first, second and third generation Irish individuals for the purpose of identifying and exploiting new business relationships and opportunities.

LI-bs.co.uk – London Irish Business Society
“LIBS was established in December 2009 to provide a forum for Irish business professionals to network and share ideas. LIBS hold speaker events on a range of topics which are free to attend.

BritishIrishChamber.com – British Irish Chamber of Commerce
The British Irish Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in August 2011 after a group of Irish and British business leaders met to discuss how the improving and longstanding commercial and economic relationship between the Islands could be helped. A not for profit membership based organisation, its mission is to use its offices and activities to increase British-Irish business and investments and be an effective voice for its members and the British-Irish community as a whole.

LansdowneClub.com.au – Australia
The club provides a great framework for members to find business contacts, suppliers, partners and importantly, friends.

TLICN.com – The London Irish Construction Network
The London Irish Construction Network (TLICN) was formed in 2009 by a group of dedicated Irish businessmen all of whom are involved in the construction industry in London. The objective of the group is to create and encourage new business for all members within the group.


Ireland.co.nz – New Zealand Irish Directory
A guide to most things Irish in New Zealand


The Worldwide Ireland Funds are a philanthropic network that supports worthy causes in Ireland and around the world. Their mission is to be the largest network of friends of Ireland dedicated to supporting programs of peace and reconciliation, arts and culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland.


GlobalIrish.ie – Noreen Bowden
Passionate and incisive writing about diaspora and emigrant issues.

Surviving Ireland – Tom Richards
One American’s adventures of living and surviving in Ireland for over 25 years.

and because we like him – the grumpy fella :)

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