Skip to main content

Cookies on the DFA website

We use cookies to give the best experience on our site while also complying with Data Protection requirements. Continue without changing your settings, and you'll receive cookies, or change your cookie settings at any time.

Celebrating 30 Years of the Irish Echo newspaper

24 July 2019

Report of Consulate General of Ireland celebration of 30 Years of the Irish Echo

Le Chéile community workshops

27 May 2019

The Consulate hosts a series of workshops, called Le Chéile (‘together’ in Irish), for these organisations. The bi-monthly workshops provide a regular forum for community development, networking and collaboration. They include expert speakers and opportunities for members of the community to make a pitch to the organisations present.

Ireland’s experience of parliamentary gender quotas

09 May 2019

Dr Fiona Buckley of University College Cork gave a talk on Ireland’s experience of parliamentary gender quotas to members of the National Council for Women, New South Wales, and other invited guests, on 9 May 2019.

Multicultural March saw Fashion, Mardi Gras, and St Patrick’s Day take centre stage in Sydney

27 March 2019

Fashions of Multicultural Australia, Anne McConnell; knitwear; Newbridge Silver; Solvar; Mardi Gras Parade; Sydney Queer Irish; St Patrick's Day; The Rocks

February - Community events

27 March 2019

‘Le Chéile’ Community Workshop; Mardi Gras Fair Day; John Connell reading at Stanton Library; Presidential Distinguished Service Award to Tom Power

January – Mental Health First Aid and Expansion of Online Passport Renewal Service

27 March 2019

News and events for January 2019 from the Consulate General of Ireland, Sydney: Mental Health First Aid and Expansion of Online Passport Renewal Service

Looking Forward to St. Patrick's Day

13 March 2019

We are only days away from St. Patrick’s Day and the excitement around the community is palpable.

Presidential Distinguished Service Award to Tom Power

07 February 2019

On 5 February, the Consulate marked the awarding of the Presidential Distinguished Service Award to Tom Power. The award recognised Tom's vision and work as Chairman of the Irish Famine Commemoration Committee and his legacy in the form of the Monument to the Great Irish Famine at Hyde Park Barracks Sydney.

Reflections on two Marriage Equality votes and remaining global LGBT+ challenges

28 November 2018

Reflections on two Marriage Equality votes and remaining global LGBT+ challenges

Irish parents and babies mark Hallowe'en in Bondi

28 November 2018

Irish parents and babies mark Hallowe'en in Bondi

The Irish Language School Sydney Scoil Gheimhridh

08 June 2018

From 8-11 June, the Irish Language School Sydney hosted their annual Scoil Gheimhridh which was opened by Ambassador Breandán O Caollai.

Aisling – Visions of Irish Women in Music, Poetry and Literature

27 May 2018

The Consulate is delighted to support Aisling – Visions of Irish Women in Music, Poetry and Literature to be held at the Don Bank Museum, North Sydney on Sunday 27 May at 5pm and at the State Library of New South Wales on Saturday 23rd June at 7pm.

Women in Leadership Networking Event

25 May 2018

Women in Leadership Networking Event

Irish Writers at Sydney Writers Festival

09 May 2018

The Consulate was delighted to partner with Sydney Writers Festival again this year and to support the participation of two Irish writers in this year’s festival: Paul Lynch and Danny Denton.

ANZAC Day in Sydney

25 April 2018

The Consulate was honoured to support members of the United Irish Ex-Services Association at the Anzac Day Parade in Sydney.

Reception for LINK Conference Delegates

19 April 2018

The Consulate was delighted to host a welcome reception for delegates at this year's LINK conference.

St Patrick’s Day 2018

17 March 2018

This year the Consulate, Enterprise Ireland, the IDA and Tourism Ireland were delighted to welcome Minister for Justice and Equality, Mr. Charlie Flanagan T.D., to Sydney from 14th – 18th March to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Launch of Irish Film Festival

07 March 2018

On 7th March, the Consulate was delighted to host the launch of the 2018 Irish Film Festival.

Annual Commemoration of the Battle of Vinegar Hill

04 March 2018

On 4th March, the Consul General attended and spoke at the annual commemoration of the Battle of Vinegar Hill at the memorial to the battle in Rouse Hill, Sydney

The Irish Consulate at Sydney Mardi Gras

18 February 2018

For the first time, the Consulate took part in Mardi Gras Fair Day on 18th February at Victoria Park