the home page of the Portsmouth Irish Society. The Irish Club is a friendly private members club, and
a member of the Irish in Britain
It is situated in Elm Grove Southsea a short taxi ride from any of the
city's three main rail stations or the Isle of Wight & Gosport
Ferries. It was first opened in 1949 and was originally located within
St.Josephs church hall and later moved to Fratton Trade Club by Fratton Bridge, moving to its current building
in 1973. The club employs 8 regular bar staff and has approximately 600
members who are able to enjoy the friendly relaxed atmosphere and
regular entertainment such as music every week and, of course, Irish dancing.
Facilities include a members bar, a large function hall with its' own
bar plus pool, darts and table football
Regular entertainment includes
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Like the club itself the web site will only be as good as the members want it! So please send us your pictures, even your video clips, send us your news, send us your suggestions!