The London Irish Centre opened in Camden in 1955 to meet the needs of newly arrived Irish emigrants.

The London Irish Centre is to receive £1 million (€1.15m) from the Irish Government to redevelop its premises in the city. The centre, which opened i(...)

Camille O’Sullivan performing at the Irish Embassy in London for St Brigid’s Day in 2018.

From London to Warsaw to Washington this weekend, events will be held around the world celebrating the talent and creativity of Irish women, to mark S(...)

‘I find it so upsetting that men and women who have contributed so significantly to this city often die alone, or with very few family and friends around them.’

Living alone in London, Martin was away from family in Ireland in his final days. His health had deteriorated, he was living with cancer and he k(...)

Despite Ireland’s economic recovery and uncertainty over Brexit, Irish people continue to move across the Irish Sea in large numbers. Although the num(...)

The London Irish Playgroup has been running at the London Irish Centre for almost two years.

The Irish language can be an incredibly important way for many Irish people living abroad to connect to their heritage and culture, but the endeavour (...)

 Ciarán Cannon, Minister of State for Diaspora: ‘As it moves from generation to generation that sense of Irishness begins to become diluted. If we allow that to happen, then we have a problem.’  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Before Ciarán Cannon was appointed Minister of State for Diaspora 13 months ago, he admits he was only “vaguely aware” of the Government’s policy on d(...)

More than 300 Irish-trained doctors have obtained working visas for Australia in the past year. A new research project from the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland aims to find out why. Photograph: iStock

In the past year, more than 300 Irish-trained doctors have obtained working visas for Australia. “Doctor emigration on this scale is unsustainable and(...)

‘This is a gig, but this isn’t a gig’: Ed Sheeran introduces the night to an audience of 400 at the London Irish Centre in Camden on Tuesday.

In a green-lit building in the well-to-do end of Camden, the ladies toilet says “Cailíní”, the gents says “Buachaillí”. We’re most certainly in the Lo(...)

Ed Sheeran concert in the Phoenix Park, Dublin on May 16th. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

London’s Irish community get chance to see what Ed Sheeran is made of when he takes to the stage at the London Irish Centre in Camden on Tuesday. “My(...)

Suzanne Conway writes about London Irish United for Life which is organising the #HometoVoteNo campaign.

Are you a member of the Irish Times Abroad Network? In advance of the upcoming referendum on May 25th, we will be seeking readers’ views on the Eighth(...)

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