The Irish Benevolent Society of London The Irish Benevolent Society of London
The Irish Benevolent Society, since 1877, has provided an opportunity in the London area for
the Irish and their descendants of all faiths, and their friends, to work together in harmony
for the purpose of preserving their Irish heritage and performing works of benevolence.

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What's happening?

Coming events from the Irish Benevolent Society.

17 March 2022: The 145th Annual St Patrick's Day Celebration — Save the Date!

The Irish Benevolent Society invite everyone to join in our 145th Annual Celebration of St. Patrick's Day, which will be held on Thursday, March 17th, 2021. Planning is already underway; watch this space for details.

What's new?

News and recent events from the Irish Benevolent Society.

1 December 2021: The Perfect Gift for the Irish in Your Life

Looking for a Christmas gift? The Luck of the Irish in Canada: A History of The Irish Benevolent Society of London & Area, 1877-2020 (2nd Edition, Revised & Updated) is only $20.00. Buy it online from the Western University Bookstore or in person (call ahead) at Nothers - The Award Store, 105 Falcon St., London ON, 519-663-9440 or 1-800-265-1554.

8 August 2021: Irish Heritage Day at Fanshawe Pioneer Village
On August 8th, 2021, we partnered with Fanshawe Pioneer Village to celebrate Irish Heritage in Southwestern Ontario.Read more…
17 March 2021: The 144th Annual St Patrick's Day Celebration

Our first-ever Virtual St Patrick's Day celebration was a great success, and is still available on our YouTube channel. Read more…

17 March 2021: Tribute to Charles Corbett & James Hardy

Society President Jim Nother has written tributes to two of our long-time members, Charles Patrick Corbett and James T. Hardy.

Community Events

A calendar of events organized or sponsored by other Irish and Celtic organizations in the London-Middlesex area, and sometimes much further afield.

7 March - 17 March 2020: Irish Real Life Festival of Kitchener-Waterloo CANCELLED
The IRL (Irish Real Life) Festival, a non-profit community-based event in Kitchener-Waterloo, as of March 14 2020 have decided to cancel all remaining events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more…


Other Community Events

London Irish Folk Club Monthly Meeting

The London Irish Folk Club meets regularly for ceilis of music, dancing and singing. Learn more…

More community events

If you are organizing an Irish or Celtic cultural event in the London-Middlesex area, please let us know about it. If we feel it fits with our goals of promoting Irish harmony and heritage, we'll list it here.

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