Latest News

We have a number of events happening in at the Irish Club. You can read all about them in our monthly Newsletter available now in our newsletter secion.  We upload new events on a regular basis so make sure you keep coming back to view. 



Rose of Tralee Fundraiser

We are delighted to have Guy Cater, Hypnotist performing for the AIS on February 23rd at 7.00pm.  Tickets are on sale now.  There will be no door sales.  Attached poster has all the details on tickets and where to get them.

Friday 21 Dec 2018, the last event before the break.

Member’s Draw this month is on Friday 21st December at 7.30pm. You can enjoy great family meals for $10. Food is available from the Celtic Kitchen from 6.00pm. The volunteers in the Celtic Kitchen do an outstanding job, with the food running out hot and delicious. The draw has not been won since April, so we have decided it will go this month, with a GRAND PRIZE of $500. Remember, you MU

Last Irish Golf Report 2018

Akarana Golf Club hosted the final round of this year’s championship and forty of the finest golfers we could assemble in short notice were not disappointed with the course and conditions. In the blistering nineteen degree heat, Diarmuid and Andy’s heads must have swelled. They thought everyone was there to see them fight it out for the title but people actually came for the average g

Drive for 25 Card Night on 30 November 2018

There will be a Drive for 25 on at the Auckland Irish Club see attached poster for all the details.  There will be a beginners table on the night too for those wanting to learn how to play the game of 25.  Great prizes on the night. $5.00 per entry with 6 per table.

Auckland GAA Fundraiser

Auckland GAA re hosting a boxing night at the Auckland Boxing Association on November 17th at 6.30pm.  See attached poster for all the details.

Ireland's Got Talent is Coming to Auckland Irish Society

Registrations (see attached form) are now open for Ireland's Got Talent.  This is happening on November 23rd at the Auckland Irish Society.  Cash prize of $250.00 kindly sponsored by the  St Patricks Festival Trust .  A great nights entertainment is promised with amazing judges and special guest appearance from the Auckland Rose of Tralee.  Get your instrument. voice, mag

Karoke Night Friday 5th October 7.00pm

Hi all,  Come along and visit us and have a good auld night of singing and dancing.  Kitchen will be open and craic will be flowing.  Karoke will be a lot of fun so bring you voices and your friends.  Our Ambassador Peter Ryan will be there also. 

Hallowe'en Party 28th October 2018

Come and make a giant spider web.  Compete for Best Dressed.  Shared afternoon tea.  A great family event for parents and children.


GAA NEWS 2018/2019 Football season has officially commenced. Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, the clubs have not been able to train at their normal grounds. But that has not stopped them getting the pre-season underway. With new members signing up every week, this promises to be a great year of football. For all the new comers, we have started a basics skills training to get you

New Ambassador Peter Ryan to visit Club

Auckland Irish society are delighted to be welcoming our New Ambassador Peter Ryan to the Irish Club this Friday night 14th of September at 7.00pm The powhiri is the traditional Maori welcome, practicied here at Government House to greet the Irish visitors. By accepting the 'rautapu' laid on the ground, Ambassador Peter Ryan shows that he comes in peace. See the link below to see the pictures f

New Sunday Roast at Irish Club

On 30th September 2018 the Auckland Irish Club are hsting a Sunday from 3.00pm - 6.00pm. Tickets cost $20 per Adult. $10  for children 5-15years old and under 5's are free.  Bookings and prepayements are essential as space is limited.  These are selling fast. 

Older Than Ireland Viewing at AIS 26th August

Older Than Ireland is coming to the Auckland Irish Club on Sunday 26th August at 2.00pm, don't miss this entertaining story from many of our wonderful centenarians. Older Than Ireland is a landmark documentary that tells the story of a hundred years of a life as seen through the eyes of thirty Irish centenarians. Directed by Alex Fegan, Older Than Ireland explores each centenarian&rsquo


ST Pats Emerald City are looking for people to fill current vacancies in thier club.  The season for GAA runs from September - March.  It is a very social scene and a great way to get to know other Irish people living in Auckland. Here is the link to their website See attached poster for further information or send them a message on FB  https

Charity Brunch at AIS

Neck & Cancer Support Charity Brunch Please come and join us and support this wonderful charity on August 26th. Ticket and payment information is on the poster.

Up Coming Events in August

Friday 3rd August - Mid Winter Ceilidh - See all the details on the poster.

Other August events for your calendar

Friday 10 August Druid Unplugged & Members Draw Friday 17 August Open Mic Night Friday 24 August Michael Collins Movie Friday 31 August Debate re Michael Collins, followed by open discussion

St Patricks Day Photos

Another St Patricks Day gone, what a huge success it was.  I think St Patricks day should be a weekend every year.  The sun was shining and the children had lots of different areas to play, this meant the hardworking mammies and Daddies were able to catch up with friends and enjoy some light refreshments. The entertainment both indoors and outdoors was fantastic, along with the vari

Auckland Rose of Tralee

Congratulations to our 2018  Auckland Irish Society  Rose of Tralee Jenni Dowley. Jenni is a 24 year old Physiotherapist from Auckland. Born in Waterford she moved 18000km to play Camogie and Gaelic football here in Aotearoa New Zealand. Welcome to the Rose family Jenni!

IBNZ Event

The IBNZ next event is here.  See below link for all the details.

Seniors Christmas Party

The Seniors Christmas Party is the highlight for many of our year, this was held at the club on 10 December 2017. See our Gallery page for some of the photos.  What a fantastic afternoon and again a huge amount of thanks to the extended Doran family for working thier magic in the kitchen and also to the huge amount of people helping with the set up. Without all your support this occasion wou

President Higgins visit to NZ Rugby Headquarters

Last month, the President addressed members of the Irish Community in Auckland.
In his speech at this event, the last one of the President
Last month, the President addressed members of the Irish Community in Auckland. In his speech at this event, the last one of the President's State Visit to New Zealand, the President spoke of the importance of using the Irish language and respecting culture. He also thanked those who looked after Irish and other immigrants, and encouraged members of the Irish diaspora to stay in touch with re