Irish South African Association

The Irish South African Association exists to facilitate social contact between Irish people,
people of Irish descent and anyone who has any interest whatsoever in the Irish & in Ireland.

Welcome to the
Irish South African Association

The Irish South African Association purpose is; To promote Irish culture in all its forms, including sport literature, theatre, dance and music. And to act as a forum and contact point for all things Irish.

The ISAA was founded in Cape Town in 2001. Most of the functions took place in or around the Mother City. Organically the organisation grew throughout the country and in November 2008 a Gauteng Chapter based in Johannesburg of the ISAA was started. A Kwa-Zulu chapter in Durban followd in 2011. Each chapter acts with full autonomy and shall operate independently of any other chapter or chapters; provided that such chapter shall at all times be bound by the provisions of the Constitution.

Although we share the website, events are planned locally. So please check your events calendar for your chapter.

Throughout the year ISAA have various social and sporting events to promote Irish Culture and caoil Our flag ship event is of course St Patrick’s Day 17th March the patron saint of Ireland and the National Day of Ireland , which is celebrated throughout the world and South Africa is no exception. Check the website for details.

Should you have any questions or queries regarding the Association or if you would like to take a active role . please do not hesitate to contact us.