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About The Association Thirty six years ago in 1981, a few friends who loved Australia founded the Ireland Australia Association. Their objectives were to foster friendship between the two countries and to provide a meeting...

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Welcome Welcome to the Ireland-Australia Association (Est. 1981). Our mission is to promote, strengthen and celebrate the Irish Australian community in Ireland through social, cultural and sporting events

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International Rules – Ireland v Australia

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Ireland v Australia


21st November 2015.

7pm ball up.

Tickets still available:

Christmas Drinks Friday 4th December!

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IAA Christmas Drinks are taking place at the Schoolhouse Hotel, Northumberland Road, Ballsbridge D4 on Friday 4th December from 6.30pm.
We encourage you to come down for some festive drinks and nibbles and some Christmas cheer!!


Save the Date! Australia Day Ball 2016 – Saturday 30th January – Radisson Blu St Helen’s

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Networking Evening

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IAA Inaugural Tri Nations Golf Tournament

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Australia vs Ireland vs New Zealand
Your nation’s pride is on the line! Will it be the Australians, the Irish or the Kiwis to take the glory?

Venue: Stepaside Golf Course, Enniskerry Road, Stepaside, Dublin 18.
Cost: 18 Holes – €20 per person, €18 for IAA financial members, €10 for junior (under 18 years)
Date: Saturday 17th October 10am (first tee off 10.28am)

RSVP to to enter as a group of three or individually,in which case we will assign you to a group. Competition details will be advised over the coming weeks.

Prizes for individual best score, runners up, nearest the pin and other prizes and of course Tri Nations champion country of 2015!

Fine Food and Aussie Rules Football this weekend 8th August 2015

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Ireland Australia Association outing this Saturday 8th August in Bushy Park, Templeogue Road Terenure. With the weather forecasted to be sunny and 20 degrees, what more could you ask for!

Come watch the South Dublin Swans v the North Leinster Giants Aussie Rules game and also experience the Terenure Village Market. It should be a fun afternoon of sipping coffee, eating home made cakes and authentic food and watching the footy. The market is from 11am and the footy kicks off at 2pm. We hope to see you there!


Christmas in July 2015

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Santa is coming to town!


The Annual IAA Christmas in July Family BBQ is on Sunday 19th July at 12.30pm at The Pavilion Bar – Trinity College in Dublin.  The event is a great family fun day with an opportunity to celebrate an Australian style Christmas BBQ in the middle of the Irish summer for those who share a love of Australia and Ireland. Tickets to the event include:

  • BBQ Buffet Lunch (beef burgers, sausages, spare ribs, chicken drumsticks, spicy chicken skewers, coleslaw, tossed salad, potato salad, basil pesto salad, selection of baps/bread rolls). If you have any specific dietary requirements, please inform us prior to the event
  • Activities for the kids (and adults!)
  • A visit from Santa
  • Opportunity for the family/children to be photographed with Santa.
  • And much more!!

*Please email the Association on with the names and ages of your children to assist Santa and his helpers*

Click on the ‘Buy Tickets’ for ticket prices and further details:

Dress Code: Aussie BBQ with a touch of Christmas (thongs encouraged!)

Location & Parking: Please refer to the Trinity College website for parking and access queries and a more detailed map of The Pavilion Parking will be available in Trinity College. Please let the gate keeper at the vehicle entrance know that you are there for the BBQ.

Queries: For all other event enquiries please contact Bryce Fraser via email –

Upcoming event! – Christmas in July

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Our annual Christmas in July event will take place on Sunday 19th July at the Pavilion Trinity College Dublin
Tickets on sale soon!
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IAA Social Meet up Thursday 18th June

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Come and join us for our June social meetup evening! Thursday 18th June from 6pm in Buswells Hotel Bar. We hope to see you there!


IAA Social Meet up Thursday May 28th

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MArket Bar

At a loose end next Thursday 28th May? The IAA are holding the first IAA monthly social meet up in the Market Bar, Fade Street, Dublin 2 from 6pm. It’s a chance to meet some new people and catch up with old friends! We hope to see you there!