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Irish Community Organisations and Festivals in Canada

Whatever your interest, there is a group for you. The following links are provided for information purposes and not as an endorsement. Organisations are listed by province and town/city. If you would like your Irish community group or festival to be included here, please contact us with details.

Canada Wide

Canada GAA - Gaelic Games

Website: www.canada.gaa.ie
Email: secretary.ca@gaa.ie

Celtic Canada - Magazine, Newsletter, Website connecting our communities coast to coast

Website: www.celticcanada.com
Twitter: @CelticCanada
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celticcanada1/


Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann:

Canada East: http://comhaltas.ie/locations/detail/canada_east
Canada West: http://comhaltas.ie/locations/detail/canada_west

Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce


Irish Canadian Immigration Centre

Website: www.irishcanadianimmigrationcentre.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Irish-Canadian-Immigration-Centre/154674707978462   
Email: cmurphy@irishcdn.org

Irish Dance Teachers Association of Canada – Eastern Region


Western Canada Irish Dancing Teachers Association    

Website: www.wcidta.ca



Irish Cultural Society of Calgary

Website: www.calgaryics.org
Twitter: https://twitter.com/IrishYYC
Email: calgaryics@gmail.com
Address: 6452 - 35 Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 1S6
Tel: 1-403-288-8641

Ireland-Canada Centre for Commerce, Calgary

Website:  www.iccccal.com
Email: lregan@iccccal.com
Tel: 403-244-9017

Comhaltas Calgary


Liffey Players Drama Society

Website: http://www.liffeyplayers.com/
Email: info@liffeyplayers.com

Calgary Chieftains - Gaelic Games

Website: http://www.calgarychieftains.com
Email: calgarychieftains@gmail.com

Calgary Canadian Irish Athletic Club (Rugby)

4334 – 18th Street NE
Calgary, Alberta
Ph: 403-291-5181
Email: info@calgaryirishrugby.com


Edmonton Wolfe Tones - Gaelic Games

Website: www.edmontongaa.com
Email: edmontongaasecretary@gmail.com

Edmonton's Irish Sports & Social Society

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Edmontons-Irish-Sports-Social-Society/218399498221310?sk=info&tab=overview
Address: 12546 126 Street, Edmonton, Alberta
Tel: +1 780-453-2249

Edmonton Leprechaun Tiger Rugby Club

Twitter @LepTigerRugby
Tel 780 914 1994

Edmonton Chapter of the Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce


Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray Shamrocks - Gaelic Games
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-McMurray-Shamrocks-GAA/153290834735220

Red Deer

Red Deer Eire Ogs - Gaelic Games

Email: blainelavery@gmail.com

Water Valley

Water Valley Traditional Celtic Folk Festival

Website: www.watervalleycelticfestival.org

British Colombia


Irish in BC

A portal to connect Irish in Vancouver, including a list of community groups and a calendar of community events.
Website: https://irishinbc.ca/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/irishinvancouver

Irish Women's Network of BC (IWN-BC)

Website: www.irishwomenbc.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/88155390806/
Twitter: @irishwomennetBC
E-mail: irishwomensnetwork@gmail.com

Vancouver Irish Sporting and Social Club - Gaelic Games

Website: www.isscvancouver.com
Email: info@isscvancouver.com

CelticFest Vancouver

Website: http://www.celticfestvancouver.com/

Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce, Vancouver

Website: https://icccvan.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/icccvan
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ICCCVan

Irish Families in Vancouver

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IrishFamiliesinVancouver
Email: irishfamiliesinvancouver@gmail.com

The Ireland Canada Monument 

Website: www.irelandmonumentvancouver.com
E-mail: irelandmonumentvancouver@gmail.com

Irish Benevolent Society of British Columbia

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bridfestvan/
Website: https://www.brigidfestivalvancouver.com/ 
Email: benevolentsocietybc@gmail.com


Okanagan Irish Society

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/okanaganirishsociety/
Email: okanaganirishsociety@gmail.com

White Rock

Irish Club of White Rock

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Irish-Club-of-White-Rock/348749071810905
Email: irishclubofwhiterock@gmail.com;  whiterockirishclub@gmail.com



Irish Association of Manitoba

Website: http://www.irishassociation.ca/
Email: info@irishassociation.ca
Address:  654 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3G 2V9
Tel: +1 204-772-8830

Comhaltas Winnipeg Manitoba Branch

T: +1 204 4870936
E: WinnipegManitoba@comhaltas.net

Winnipeg Irish Festival

W: www.irishfest.ca/workshops/

Irish Society of Western Manitoba

E: irishsocietyofwm@gmail.com

New Brunswick

Irish Canadian Cultural Association of New Brunswick


  • Capital Area Fredericton
  • Saint John
  • Westmorland Albert Kent
  • Miramichi
  • Northeast

Website: www.iccanb.ca

Miramichi Irish Festival

Website: http://canadasirishfest.com/

Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John’s

Benevolent Irish Society of Newfoundland
Website: http://www.bisnl.ca/main/

St. John's Avalon Harps GAA Club- Gaelic Games  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StJohnsAvalonHarps
Email: gaa_sj_nl@yahoo.ca

Nova Scotia

Cape Breton

Celtic Colours International Festival

Website: www.celtic-colours.com

Email: info@celtic-colours.com



Re-Jigged Festival – a celebration of new Celtic music and dance

Website: http://www.rejiggedfestival.com/


An Cumann – the Irish Association of Nova Scotia

Website: http://www.ancumann.org/

The Charitable Irish Society of Halifax

Website: http://www.charitableirishsocietyofhalifax.ca/

Halifax Gaels - Gaelic Games 

Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/halifaxgaels/

Halifax Celtic Festival

Website: http://halifaxcelticfest.ca/

Holy Cross Historical Trust

Website: http://www.holycrosshalifax.ca/



Almonte Celtfest

Website:  http://almonteceltfest.com
Facebook:  Almonte Celtfest
Twitter:  @almonteceltfest
Email:  almonteceltfest.com

Barrie and District

The Irish Claddagh Club

Website: http://www.irishcladdaghclub.com/

Email: irishcladdaghclub@hotmail.com


Lár naGael, Irish Centre of Brampton

Website: http://www.bramptonirishcenter.com/


Brockville Irish Cultural Society

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Brockvilleirishculturalsociety


Durham Robert Emmet's GFC – Gaelic Games

Website: www.durhamgfc.com 

Email: info@durhamgfc.com   


Celtic and Roots Festival

Website: http://www.celticfestival.ca/festival


Irish Canadian Club of Hamilton

Website : http://irishclubhamilton.ca/


Innisfil Celtic Festival

Website: innisfilcelticfestival.com


Kingston Irish Folk Club

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Irish-club-kingston/239434969437504
Email :irishtol@ihorizons.net        


Irish Benevolent Society of London Ontario

Website: http://www.irishbenevolentsociety.ca/


The Irish Club of Mississauga

Website: http://irelandsupportersclub.ca/

Ottawa / Gatinau

Irish Women’s Network of Ontario (IWN-ON)

Website : www.irishwomenon.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/391342627671463/
Twitter: @irishwomennetBC
Email: irishwomensnetwork.on@gmail.com

Ottawa Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann

Website: www.ottawacomhaltas.com/
Twitter: @OttawaCCE
Email: webmaster.ottawacomhaltas@gmail.com

Irish Society of the National Capital Region located in Ottawa/Gatineau

Website:  www.irishsocietyncr.com
Email: president@irishsocietyncr.com

Ottawa Irish Seniors Drop-In

Email: kohegarty@sympatico.ca

St Brigid’s National Irish Canadian Cultural Centre (NICCC)

Website: http://saintbrigidscentre.com/niccc/

Ottawa Gaels Gaelic Football Club - Gaelic Games 

Website:  www.ottawagaels.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OttawaGaels 
Twitter: @OttawaGaels
Email: info@ottawagaels.ca

Eire Og Ottawa Hurling Club - Gaelic Games

Website: https://www.facebook.com/EireOgOttawaYouthHurlingClub/
Email: ottawahurling@gmail.com

Ottawa Irish Rugby Club

Website: http://www.ottawairishrugby.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OttawaIrishRugby

Irish Film Festival Ottawa

Website: https://www.irishfilmfestivalottawa.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ottawairishfilmfestival
E-mail: irishfilmfestivalottawa@gmail.com

The Gaelic Hour Radio Show

Website: http://www.thegaelichour.ca/

Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce in Ottawa

Website: http://www.icccott.org/


St. Patrick's Day Parade Society

Website: www.topatrick.com
Email: info@topatrick.com

Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce in Toronto

Website: http://www.icccto.com/
Email: cmurphy@icccto.com

Ireland Fund of Canada

Website: https://www.theirelandfunds.org/canada
Email:  jnoonan@irlfunds.org

The Irish Cultural Society of Toronto

Website: http://torontoirishculturalsociety.com/

The Irish Benevolent Society of Toronto

Website: http://torontoirishculturalsociety.com/benevolent/

Ireland Park Foundation

Website: http://www.irelandparkfoundation.com/

Toronto Irish Film Festival  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/toirishfilmfest          

Toronto Irish Players

Website: http://www.torontoirishplayers.com/  
Twitter: @TOIrishPlayers 
Facebook: Toronto Irish Players 
Phone: (416)440-2888
Email: torontoirishplayers@gmail.com

Toronto Hurling Club - Gaelic Games

Website: www.torontohurlingclub.com
Email: torontohurlingclub@gmail.com

St. Michael's Hurling and Football Club - Gaelic Games

Website: www.stmikesgfc.com 
Email: st_mikesgaa@gmail.com

St. Pat's Canadians GFC - Gaelic Games

Website: www.stpatsgfctoronto.com
Email: stpatstoronto@gmail.com

St. Vincent's GFC - Gaelic Games

Email: secretary@stvincentsgaatoronto.com

Toronto Gaels - Gaelic Games

Email: torontogaels@gmail.com

Ceol agus Craic Radio Show Toronto


Songs From Home Irish Radio Show Toronto


Irish Canadian Immigration Centre

Website: http://www.irishcanadianimmigrationcentre.org/

Prince Edward Island


Benevolent Irish Society of Prince Edward Island

Website: http://www.benevolentirishsocietyofpei.com/
Email: goconnor@pei.sympatico.ca

Fort Augustus

Fort Augustus Irish Descendants Association - annual Irish Settlers' Day

Website: http://www.pei2014.ca/home.php?page=listing_detail&lid=87


Irish Heritage Festival of PEI

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IrishHeritageFestivalOfPei



Douglastown Irish Week

Website: http://www.douglastownirishweek.org/

Eastern Townships

Celtic Harmonies International Festival

Eastern Townships, Québec (Knowlton, Bromont & Waterloo)

Website: http://www.celticharmonies.ca/Venues_e.php

Email: info@celticharmonies.ca

Richmond St. Patrick’s Society

Website: http://www.richmondstpats.org/?lang=en


Frampton Irish

Website: www.framptonirish.com 


St. Patrick's Society of Montreal

Website: http://www.spsmtl.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/spsmtl
Twitter: @spsmtl
E-mail: Office Manager office@spsmtl.com; President president@spsmtl.com
Address: 6767 Cote St. Luc Road, Suite 1, Montreal, QC H4V 2Z6
Tel: (514) 481-1346

Montreal chapter of the Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce

Website: www.icccmtl.com
Twitter: @ICCC_MTL
E-mail: contact@icccmtl.com
LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/groups/IrelandCanada-Chamber-Commerce-1932656/about

United Irish Societies of Montreal 

Website: www.montrealirishparade.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/United-Irish-Societies-of-Montreal/102884813130606
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uismtl (English) & https://twitter.com/uismtlfr (French)
Email: publicrelations@montrealirishparade.com
Tel: 514-436-1512

Montreal Shamrocks - Gaelic Games 

Website: www.montrealgaa.com 
Email: montrealshamrocksgaa@gmail.com

Festival Bloomsday Montréal

Website:  www.bloomsdaymontreal.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bloomsday-Montreal/268211049917457
Twitter: @BloomsdayMTL
Email:  bloomsdaymontreal@gmail.com

Irish Protestant Benevolent Society

Website : http://www.irishpbs.ca/

Cine Gael Irish Film Series Montreal

Website : http://www.cinegaelmontreal.com/

Black Rock Irish Monument Park Foundation

Website: http://www.montrealirishmonument.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Blackrockmemorial/
Email: info@montrealirishmonument.com

St. Columban Irish

Website: http://www.stcolumban-irish.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2422702736/

Montreal Irish Rugby Football Club

Website: http://www.montrealirish.com/

Ancient Order of Hibernians, Canada

Website: www.aoh-montreal.com
Email: info@aoh-montreal.com
Tel: 514-928-7196

Quebec City

Irish Heritage Quebec

Website: http://www.irishheritagequebec.net/

Les Patriotes de Québec - Gaelic Games

Facebook: https://fr-ca.facebook.com/pages/Les-Patriotes-de-Qu%C3%A9bec-GAA-Football-Ga%C3%A9lique-Hurling/110425998974917
Email: gaelique.quebec@gmail.com




Irish Club of Regina

Website: https://gaelicgamescanada.com/clubs/regina-gaels/

Regina Gaels- Gaelic Games

Website: http://www.reginagaels.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ReginaGaelsGaa
Email: secretary.regina.gaa@gmail.com


Comhaltas Saskatoon

Email: haughian.meaghan@gmail.com
Tel: (306) 281-8847

Clann na nGael Saskatoon – Gaelic Games

Email: secretary.gaa.saskatoon@gmail.com