The Irish in Charleston

Irish Groups & Clubs in Charleston

Our own group, Charleston Irish, is the hub for the Irish in Charleston. We have meetups with Irish music. If there's a match on, we watch it together. We have coffee meets & lots more.

Other groups of Irish interest in Charleston are hurling, Irish dancing, coffee, golf, College of Charleston Irish Studies program, AOH, Hibernian Society. We've put together a list of the Irish groups.  We also have a list of the Irish bars in Charleston.

Irish Owned Businesses of Charleston

Many of the Irish are business owners. Whatever you need done, there's an Irish business to help you do it. Here's a list of our businesses. Irish supporting Irish.

Irish & Thinking of Moving to Charleston? 

For the future Irish residents of Charleston, we have all made the same move you are making. We can answer any questions you have. See how we can help you.

Tour the Irish Sites of Charleston

We have created a self-guided tour of the Irish side of Charleston. Did you know that Ireland is the only country to have its own dedicated park in Charleston? See the Charlotte St. Irish Memorial Park & other important Irish sites on our tour.

History of the Irish in Charleston

Professor David Gleeson has written a history of the Irish in Charleston for us. Covering 1670 until today. David is a proud Tipperary man and was a professor of history at the College of Charleston. He is the expert on the Irish in the South & Civil War.  

The Charleston Irish Story

Learn how this group began, and read about some of the Irish characters in Charleston.

Watching an Ireland match at St James Gate on Folly Beach
Mark, Colin, Darragh & Jerry at Molly's back in the day
A few back now, a few of the lads at the hurling tournament in Charleston
Dan, Tommy, Jerry & Joe
Brendan Gleeson watched the rugby with us
The Charleston Irish Band