Destination Gulf: Irish organisations

Life in the Gulf may be very different but there are many ways to connect with other Irish people there

 

General
Department of Foreign Affairs: dfa.ie
Middle East GAA: middleeastgaa.com

UAE
Dubai Irish Society: https://www.facebook.com/Dubaiirishsociety/
Irish Business Network, Dubai: https://www.facebook.com/dubaiibn/
Abu Dhabi Paddy: abudhabipaddy.com
Abu Dhabi Irish Society: facebook.com/Irishsocietyabudhabi
Dubai Celts: dubaicelts.com
Abu Dhabi Na Fianna: abudhabinafianna.com
Abu Dhabi Irish Wolfhounds (soccer): facebook.com/adwolfhounds
Irish Embassy United Arab Emirates: embassyofireland.ae
Dubizzle (property search): dubai.dubizzle.com/property-for-rent
Pink Property: pinkpropertyuae.com
UAE government portal for visitors, with information on healthcare, driving, transport, finding a job, getting an Emirates ID card, etc government.ae/web/guest/visitors-services

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia and Bahrain GAA: arabiancelts.com
 Irish Embassy Saudi Arabia: embassyofireland.org.sa
A Long Way to Go for a Sun Tan blog (by Noel Scanlon, about life in Saudi Arabia): longwaytogoforasuntan.blogspot.de

Kuwait
Kuwait Harps GAA: https://www.facebook.com/Kuwait-Harps-GAA-Club-475587009123212/


Qatar
Qatar Irish Society: qataririshsociety.com
Qatar GAA - Oryx na hÉireann: qatargaa.com

Bahrain
Bahrain Irish Society/Bahrain Irish Business Network: bahrainirishsociety.com


Oman
Oman GAA: facebook.com/groups/omangaa
Oman Irish Society facebook.com/pages/Oman-Irish-Society

Additional reporting by Gráinne Loughran


 

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