Author Archives: Irish in BC

Community Group of the Month – Okanagan Irish Society

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🍀 Get ready to immerse yourself in the rich Irish culture in the heart of the Okanagan! 🌄 This month, we are proudly shining a spotlight on the Okanagan Irish Society (OIS) – a vibrant community dedicated to preserving and promoting the beautiful traditions of Ireland. 🇮🇪 Whether you have Irish heritage or simply have an appreciation […]


WHO’S READY FOR PRIDE? WE CAN’T WAIT TO CELEBRATE WITH YOU! 🌈 See below for the 2023 Vancouver Pride Schedule of Events with @vanqueerirish : 🇮🇪 Consulate Pride Reception : Thursday, July 27   Join the Consul General for a Pride Reception at the Irish Consulate featuring the Out in The World exhibition.   🎟️ Get […]

The Pink GAAme BC Cancer Foundation Fundraiser

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The Pink GAAme is a Gaelic games fundraiser, which will raise funds for the BC Cancer Foundation in support of translational breast cancer research, where BC Cancer will develop more customized treatments, prevent breast cancer recurrence in high-risk patients and increase long-term survivorship. Gaelic games are Ireland’s national sports and the large BC-based Irish community […]

To all my fellow expats and the broken hearts we share : BLOG POST

I am sitting on the floor of my childhood bedroom, trying to cram the third bottle of Penney’s Sunkissed tan into my 23kg suitcase bound for Vancouver. Eighteen months ago, I returned to Ireland “for a short visit” having lived abroad in Canada for over four years. More of my twenties were spent on another […]

Irish in BC Community Group of the Month : Vancouver GAA


This month, we are spotlighting Vancouver GAA! 🇮🇪 Vancouver GAA promotes Gaelic Football, Camogie and Hurling in Vancouver. It boasts a total of eight gaelic football, camogie and hurling clubs. Youth GAA training sessions are also on offer throughout the year (the summer session is just finishing up, but keep an eye on social media for details of the next […]