There are no strangers here, only friends who have not met.

Welcome to the House of Ireland, a member of the House of Pacific Relations International Cottages in Balboa Park, San Diego, California. Join us each weekend as we celebrate the rich culture of the Emerald Isle.

    Upcoming Events

    • Cottage Open - Fourth Tuesday

      Tuesday July 25th, 2017 ~ 12:00PM-2:00PM

      The cottage will be open in the afternoon as a part of the Free Tuesdays rotation. Stop by and say hello!

    • Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle

      Tuesday July 25th, 2017 ~ 7:00PM-9:00PM

      Taught by Niamh Thornton and Shanti Hofshi.An introductory Irish Gaelic conversation circle. No prior knowledge of Irish is expected, but any level is welcome to participate. This activity is free of charge and all materials are provided.

    • Cottage Open - Saturday Hosting

      Saturday July 29th, 2017 ~ 12:00PM-5:00PM

      Stop in on Saturday for one of our free drop-in classes, or just to experience a little corner of Ireland!

    • Intermediate Music Session

      Saturday July 29th, 2017 ~ 4:00PM-6:00PM

      An Intermediate Irish Session meets at the cottage each week. Musicians at an intermediate level are welcome to join in, and members of the public are welcome to stop in and enjoy the music. Players must bring their own instruments.

    • Introductory Music Session

      Sunday July 30th, 2017 ~ 10:30AM-12:00PM

      Every Sunday morning, the House of Ireland offers a free introductory Irish session music class at the House of Ireland Cottage in Balboa Park, San Diego. All players of all levels are welcome to participate. Players must bring their own instruments.

    • Cottage Open - Sunday Hosting

      Sunday July 30th, 2017 ~ 12:00PM-5:00PM

      Experience a bit of Irish hospitality. Stop in for a cup of Irish tea and a slice of soda bread while enjoying traditional Irish music and dance or joining in for some classic Irish songs. 5th Sundays feature an instrumental Irish music session!

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