Brisbane Irish Festival Events Calendar

Friday 7 March

1:00 pm & 3:00 pm Walker Irish Dance, Queen Street Mall

6:30 pm IASAQ Brisbane Irish Festival Ball

Saturday 8 March

6:30 pm Rose of Tralee Trivia, The Irish Club

Sunday 9 March

1:00 pm Watkins Academy of Irish Dance, Queen Street Mall

2:00 pm QIA Dancers, Queens Street Mall

2:00 pm Queensland Irish Choir, The Irish Club

7:30 pm Father Ted Night, The Irish Club

Tuesday 11 March

7:00 pm Sit Down Comedy Club - Open Mic Night

Wednesday 12 March

7:00 pm Peter Byrne - Legends of Ireland

Thursday 13 March

7:00 pm Irish Trad Music Session, The Irish Club

Friday 14 March

6:00 pm 116th Annual St Patrick's Eve Dinner, The Irish Club

Saturday 15 March

10:30 am 2014 Brisbane St Patrick's Day Parade, Cnr George & Elizabeth Streets

2:00 pm QIA Dancers, Queen Street Mall 

Sunday 16 March

10:30 am Family Sports Day, Willawong

2:00 pm Australian Middleweight Title Defence (Boxing), The Irish Club

Monday 17 March

8:00 am Irish breakfast followed by all-day entertainment, The Irish Club

10:00 am St Patrick's Day Mass, St Stephen's Cathedral

1:00 pm Walker Irish Dance, Queen Street Mall

More event information below

 

 

Brisbane Irish Festival Events

Festival Program

For full details of what's happening at the 2014 Brisbane Irish Festival, you can click on the Festival Program below, courtesy of Irish Queenslander (IQ) magazine.

Please note that since publication of the program, there have been some changes to events. Murphy's Pigs will not be playing at The Irish Club on Saturday, 15 March. You can catch them at Mick O'Malleys on Saturday, 15 March at 11.30am and again on St Patrick's Day, Monday, 17 March, at 4.30pm. 

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Friday 7 March – Brisbane Irish Festival Ball

The Irish Australian Support Association (IASAQ) invites you to the Brisbane Irish Festival Ball

When: 6:30 pm until late
Where: Tara Ballroom, The Irish Club
Cost: $95 per person
Dress: Black Tie or Lounge Suit
Bookings: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information

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Saturday 8 March - Rose of Tralee Trivia

Help the Rose of Tralee raise funds for this years event by taking part in the annual Trivia Night.

A $500 cash prize will be awarded on the evening.

When: Doors Open 6:30 pm for 7:00pm Start
Where: Tara House, The Irish Club
Cost: $15 per person
Bookings: Contact The Irish Club Reception (07) 3221 5699 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Sunday 9 March - Queensland Irish Choir Concert

Join us from 2pm for the Queensland Irish Choir's debut performance.

Formerly The Tara Singers and Celtic Connection, they will present Irish classics such as Danny Boy, Fields of Athenry and many more.

Enjoy the sing-alongs and a good laugh at James Donegan’s Irish Humour.

 

When: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Tara Ballroom, The Irish Club
Cost: $15
Musical Director: David O'Keeffe
Accompanist: Tim Li
Compere: James Donegan
Bookings: Contact Pat Deighton (07) 3356 9172 or 0447 023 066 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

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Sunday 9 March Fr.Ted Night!

 The Irish Club Presents: Fr. Ted Night "Down with that sort of thing!"

Queensland Irish Club is hosting the 2nd annual  Fr. Ted Night including the infamous 'Lovely Girl' Competition, fancy dress and Fr. Ted themed trivia. Prizes on the night for best dressed, the most 'Lovely Girl' and More

If you don't know about Fr. Ted ... Watch him here !

When: 7:30 pm
Where: Tara House, The Irish Club
Cost: Free Event
Bookings: Contact The Irish Club Reception (07) 3221 5699 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Friday 7 to Monday 17 March - Live Irish Dancing in Queen St Mall

Friday 7 March Walker Irish Dance 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Sunday 9 March Watkins Academy of Irish Dance 1:00 pm
QIA Dancers 2:00 pm
Saturday 15 March QIA Dancers 2:00 pm
 Monday 17 March Walker Irish Dance 1:00 pm

 

Friday 14 March - St Patrick's Eve Dinner

The St Patrick’s Eve Dinner is the premier event on the Brisbane Irish Festival's and Queensland Irish Association's calendar with invitations extended to all Kindred Societies, together with Federal, State and Church leaders along with Senior Officers from our Armed Services in Queensland.

The 116th Annual St Patrick’s Eve Dinner will be held in the magnificent Tara Ballroom at The Irish Club, Brisbane.

The evening will include a 2-course meal with beer, wine and soft drinks included.

Tickets available to the public from 1 February 2014. 

When: 6:00 pm for a 6:45 pm start
Where: Tara Ballroom, The Irish Club
Cost: $130 per person
Bookings: Contact The Irish Club Reception (07) 3221 5699 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday 15 March – Brisbane St Patrick’s Day Parade

The 25th annual Brisbane St Patrick's Day Parade will kick-off at 10:30 am sharp.

Come and be a part of the 35,000+ crowd of green!

The city will come alive for a wonderful day of Irish entertainment and craic.  

When: 10:30 am sharp
Where: Corner of George & Elizabeth Streets
Information:

Parade Information is available in the February Edition of the Irish Queenslander, available at Irish associated outlets.

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Sunday 16 March – St Patrick’s Festival Family Sports Day: Willawong

A great day of Irish entertainment for all the family.

  • Hurling and Camogie Exhibition Games - world's fastest men and women's field games
  • Live music all day
  • Tug-O-War competitions - local teams
  • Athletics for men, women and children
  • Irish dancing displays throughout the day
  • Gaelic Football Matches - men and women's teams
  • New Go Games - Gaelic football for under 12s
  • Plus - Free carnival rides for children

When: Gates open at 10:30 am
Where: Queensland Gaelic Football Park, 308 Bowhill Road, Willawong 4110
Cost:

Adults: $10

Children: Free

Information:

Queensland Gaelic Football & Hurling Association (07) 3372 2181

www.gaelicfootballqld.com.au

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 GAA Clubs:

John Mitchels GFC

www.johnmitchelsgfc.com.au

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone: 0409 879 615

Harps GFC

Men’s Football: Ger Johnston 0450 139 933

Women's Football: Helen Murphy 0447 622 790

Website: www.brisbaneharps.com.au

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Souths GFC

Club Contact: Ronan Brady 0420 714 268

Website: www.southsgfc.com

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East Celts GFC

Contact: Enda Brady 0449 112 302

Website: www.eastscelts.com

Shamrocks GFC

Club President Glenn Carpenter on 0423 816 573

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Sunday 16 March - Australia Middleweight Title

When: 2:00 pm
Where: Tara Ballroom, The Irish Club
Bookings:

Contact The Irish Club Reception (07) 3221 5699 or

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Monday 17 March - Mass on St Patrick's Day

All are welcome - Céad Míle Fáilte

When: 10:00 am
Where: St Stephen's Cathedral
Information: Mass will be celebrated on St Patrick's Day by Bishop Brian V Finnigan

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Monday 17 March - Brisbane St Patrick's Day Celebrations

The Irish Club Celebrations for St Patricks Day

Great Irish Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Menu

Live bands all day upstairs and downstairs

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