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Local groups

Below is a list of the local humanist groups in Ireland, going clockwise from Dublin.

North Dublin Humanist Community

  • Meeting location: Mostly in Hedigans in Phibsborough, also known as the Brian Boru, either upstairs in the room at the front (turn right at the top of the stairs) or downstairs in the snug. Currently meeting on Zoom.
  • Meeting date: Third Monday of each month
  • Email:

South Dublin Humanist Community

  • Meeting location: South Dublin Humanist Community aimed to meet whenever possible in person on the second Saturday of every month at 11.30am.
  • Meeting date: Meetings are currently suspended.
  • Email:

Kilkenny Humanists

  • Meeting location: The Langton House Hotel (commonly known as Langtons). Currently meeting on Zoom.
  • Meeting date: Second Wednesday of each month 8pm
  • Phone: 089 463 0005 (Patrick Cassidy)

Cork City Humanists

  • Meeting location:  The Belle Vue Bar, 175 Old Youghal Road, Cork.   For more information please visit our website or our Twitter and Facebook pages.
  • Meeting date: First Thursday of each month (from September-June) at 7:30pm.
  • Phone: 087-2310838 (Dominic Moore).
  • Email:

West Cork

  • Email: No formal group exists at present, but when enough people express an interest, we will take it from there.

Kerry Humanist Group

  • Meeting location: Tralee Community Development Project,
    Rock Business Park , Tralee, V92 WR9P
  • Meeting date:  Thursdays once a month 6:30 - 8pm
  • Email: Claire O’Mahony, 086 245 2576

Mid-West Humanists

  • Meeting location: Flannerys Pub, 2 Denmark Street, Limerick, V94 VEY1. This is Flannerys pub near the O’Connell Street and Patrick Street end. (There is more than one Flannery’s pub in Limerick). The meeting room is at the rear of the pub on the ground floor and you can reach the room by wheelchair. Zoom meetings are over for now and will resume in person from Wednesday 18 May 2022 at 20:00.
  • Meeting date: Third Wednesday of each month at 8:00 pm.
  • Email:
  • Phone: 086 8155102 (Peter O’Hara)
  • Website:

Humanists West

  • Meeting location: The Garden Room, Ardilaun House Hotel, Taylor's Hill, Galway.
  • Meeting date: Last Sunday of each month, @12noon.
  • Email:
  • Phone: 086 6035104 (Sheila Garrity, Convenor)

Westport Humanists

  • Meeting location: The Dornish Room of the Wyatt Hotel at the Octagon in Westport.
  • Meeting date: Second Sunday of every month, 12:30p.m.
  • Email:
  • Phone: 087 2453536 (Séamus O'Connell)

North-West Humanists

North Coast Humanists

  • Meeting location: Ballysally Community Centre, Coleraine - in person & on Zoom (hybrid meeting).
  • Meeting date: Second Monday of each month, 6:30pm
  • Email:
  • Phone: +44 7724 424620 (Keith Johnson), +44 7740 047046 (Brendan Mullan)

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