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Here is a collection of Web Sites in Australia that have an Irish connection or content. If you have a site that you would like added to this site please E-Mail me at @ kirwilli@westnet.com.au

Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann - Melbourne Branch

Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann was founded by musicians in 1951 to promote Irish traditional music and the first Fleadh Cheoil was organised in Mullingar.Within a few years, this had become a National Festival attended by thousands of traditional musicians, singers and dancers from all over Ireland and soon also from overseas.

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Superb Wedding & Social Stationery.
Includes the Trinity Range of Celtic Designs
Australian Celtic Tiger The Australian Celtic Tiger allows the Australian Celtic Community to help themselves make full use of their own resources. It is a definitive online resource directory identifying the resources of the Australian Celtic Community - those businesses, clubs, associations, craftsmen and women, artists, entertainers, festivals, and events - that identify with their Celtic culture and heritage, and together make the Australian Celtic Community such a dynamic and vibrant force in Australian society
Blarney Bulletin "Welcome to the July/August edition of the Blarney Bulletin - the voice of the online Australian Celtic community.

This edition boasts a number of exciting scoops that you will only find in your Bulletin - like the picture of George W Bush that he ordered banned in Ireland; then Jarlath Byrne lifts the lid on the unseasonal and previously unreported flash flood that simultaneously swept across Ireland and Scotland in June; and there's an exclusive MP3 sample of Shane Howard's yet to be released CD, Another Country.
 
Gaelic Football & Hurling Association of Australasia Gaelic Football - "the all-round game" of hand, foot and round ball skills - has been played across Australia and NZ for several decades by Irish immigrants, visa workers and backpackers keen to play the national sport of their youth. In Sydney and Melbourne the ancient game of Hurling also is played. These days Gaelic football is played by women, men, boys and girls of all backgrounds across all states of Australia (Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane) and in Auckland and Wellington in New Zealand. Partly this is a result of fewer Irish immigrants since the Irish economic boom of the 1990s but primarily it reflects the enthusiasm of Aussies and Kiwis finding the excitement and joy of the world's best all-round game.
 
Penrith Gaels Cultural & Sporting Association Penrith Gaels had its humble beginnings in the early 70’s with the formation of a gaelic football team. A few dedicated people decided to run dances to fund this team. From then it has gone from strength to strength with the establishment of a hurling side and by the early 80’s they had formed a very successful school of Irish Dancing, social Golf Club, Soccer teams and a Drama School. Penrith Gaels also boasted a travel club, which helped their members save for a trip home to Ireland. Around about this time Penrith Gaels changed its name to “Penrith Gaels Cultural and Sporting Association Limited”
Irish Club of West Australia Welcome to the Irish Club of WA website. Your first point of contact if you want to know what's going on in the Irish Club and what's happening for the Irish community in Perth Western Australia. Ideally, we want our site to be as accessible as possible and most of all functional, up to date. We would like this to be a helpful guide also for first time visitors to Perth so if you have information you think might be useful for your community, please let us know.
Ireland and Australia on the Web Irish and Aussies Links to the Web, Live cam of Sydney and Dublin.
Australian Irish Heritage Association "The Australian-Irish Heritage Association aims to research, publicise and foster Australia's Irish heritage."
Irish Echo Australia's only Irish Newspaper
Kerry's Home Page A Fabulous Home Page from Kerry, Irish and Australian links galore.
Irish Dancing in Sydney Irish Dancing - Hints for Beginners (and their mothers) A Survival guide for the mothers of dancers and an information kit for the bewildered
Come In/Tar Isteach  Believe it or not a free translation service Gaelic/English or English/Gaelic, get it whilst it's free
 Irish Australian History Page  Current research: History of the Carlon/Carolan Sept and related Irish-Australian pioneers. C19th Irish emigration /settlement patterns in NSW.
Irish Studies Murdoch Uni The centre for Irish Studies at Murdoch University, Perth
Irish Assoc of Tasmania The aim of the Irish Association is to promote Irish Culture and Social Interaction within the Tasmanian Community.
The Celtic Club Melbourne Located in central Melbourne, the Celtic Club, established in 1887, is Australia's oldest Irish club and the focal point of Irish Australian culture and social life in this city.

The Club has a long tradition of warmly welcoming visitors; local, national and international - for a quiet drink, good food, conversation, Irish music and a quick flutter in our gaming room.
Gaelic Club Sydney

The role of the Gaelic Club is to act as a safe haven for those feeling far from home.

Today the Gaelic Club is a hub of activity for today's Irish Community in Sydney.

This community is a mixture of those Australians whose backgrounds have an Irish identity with those new visitors to Sydney as travellers and as new Australians.

AustraliaIrish WELCOME to Australirish.com, home of all that's Irish in Australia as well as Melbourne's "The Aul' Sod" Newspaper online.
Irish Australia THE HOME OF THE SHAMROCK AND WATTLE BENEATH THE SOUTHERN CROSS*
COMING TO YOU FROM , THE FRIENDLY CITY - MELBOURNE,VICTORIA IN THE LAND 'DOWN UNDER'

Australian Irish Dancing Association
General Information
The Australian Irish Dancing Association (AIDA) is affiliated with the Irish Dancing Commission, Dublin Ireland. It is made up of 6 independent state branches, which operate autonomously. Each year a state is selected to host the Australian National Championships. This state takes care of the administration of the Association's general business for the year.

 

Irish Australians Gaelic Football Club Interested i n coming out to Sydney or Adelaide ? Any friends of yours heading in our direction ? Wanna play Gaelic Footy for a lively bunch of International Footballers ? Contact Us On fitzcallan@irishaustralians.com
Australian Celtic Connections

Are you thinking of coming to Australia for an extended holiday, on a working visa or emigrating.  Which city will you go to first?  This site is all about helping you the traveller make the best decisions to best enjoy your trip down under.

 

Imogen's Place

Welcome to Imogen's Place.  This is the bit where we tell you about the new stuff on the "ever growing" website.
This month's project might be to finally get frames sorted out.
The links for dressmakers and second hand costumes are up - links for dance supplies and accessories will be up and running as soon as we get time to do them.  If you  or anyone you know would like details of products and services posted, please let us know..
More photos of the 2001 Australian Irish Dancing Championships have been added, and I have reorganised the albums, so that you can go directly to them - although we love it when you look at all the photos!.

FNA Finn's Nursing Agency Welcome to Finn's Nursing Agency based in Sunny Brisbane Queensland.

Specialists in: Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Private Homes, Industry, Country - Brisbane & Metropolitan Area

 

Clan Na Gael Gaelic Football Club Sydney G'day mate and welcome to Clan na Gael G.F.C., Sydney, Australia, based in the heart of Bondi Junction . A young dynamic club that offers the opportunity to play Gaelic football, meet new people, have loads of 'craic' and still allow you time to do stretch out on one of Australia's most famous beaches, Bondi.
The Irish in Sydney Welcome to Irish in Sydney. Looking for the low down on what's hot and what's not in Sydney? Then you've come to the right place.

At Irish In Sydney we give you the internet's most comprehensive review to one of the best cities on Earth. And what's more is that we are doing it specifically with the Irish traveller in mind. We have nearly 100 stories on this site and every one has been written by Irish people, for Irish people.

 

Reid Genealogy Hi, I'm Fran. This site (built by my son Geoff) is dedicated to my Family History Research starting with John Reid my Great Great Grandfather who immigrated with his family from Ireland to South Australia in 1839 and was the first settler at Gawler.
Alison Boyd Celtic Musician Alison is a  classically trained flautist & pianist originally from Belfast who has been living in Australia since 1992. She has performed in Ireland, Europe & the South Pacific, recently she toured Norfolk Island with "Scotch & Dry.".

Alison Boyd – Celtic Harpist and multi-instrumentalist / singer. Irish music for all functions and events, perfect for weddings. 2 – 4 piece Irish and Bush Bands also available.

Irish Downunder This website has come about as a result of a one year working holiday I took in Australia a few years ago. The experience not only was a fantastic adventure but also changed my life & opened my eyes to all the wonderful possibilities this great country of Oz has to offer. A land where the beauty of the country is surpassed only by the friendliness of it's multi cultured people.
I noticed however that there wasn't really a site on the net where all the resources needed to undertake such a trip were available together. So I decided to design a site where you can obtain some useful advice before you head to the Land Down Under.
 This site is dedicated to providing you with information that should be of some help to you as you plan a journey of a lifetime, a journey of self-discovery and most of all Craic, loads & loads of Craic.

 

Heretic Press On December 5th 2004 at Bungaree, there was a
special celebration to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Eureka Stockade
rebellion and for Hanrahans; the life, family and children of Michael Hanrahan

Michael Tuohy, the Clare contribution to the Eureka Stockade.

keltikka Keltikka Performance Dance Company is set in beautiful tropical Darwin, in the Northern Territory of Australia. Life is good, and here we can be our true creative selves. Start with Irish dance and see where it leads you, from traditional to contemporary, we combine many dance and movement forms to create 'fusion dance'. Come create magic with us and let your creative spirit soar.

 

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If you should visit Sydney

Why not visit Penrith Gaels Cultural & Sporting Club at

75 Richmond Rd
Kingswood
N.S.W 2750
PH 02 47228180

 

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