Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup is nearly here – for those wanting to watch the in a pub, Kengeles in Lavington Green will be showing all the games, including the Irish ones. Some of the committee are planning to be there. Match times for the Irish in the qualifying stages are

Saturday, September 19th,  16.30 vs Canada

Sunday, September 27th, 18.45 vs Romania

Sunday,  October 4th  18.45 vs Italy

Sunday, October 11th, 18.45 vs France

Note that this is not a KIS event.

2015 KIS Grants Awarded

This year, The Kenya Irish Society disbursed 2,000,000 KSh between 16 worthy projects. The cheques were handed over as part of the Society’s AGM, held on 16th May at Noelle O’Briens home, in front of over 50 attendants.

The grants were awarded to:

Quiz Night 2015 (updated 1/11)

Please book your table by Friday November 5th so we can get a good estimate of numbers in time.


Our annual quiz will take place at the Goan Gymkhana on Saturday, November 14th so please get a quiz team together and join us for a fun night out. Gerry Cunningham and Lesley Mullan will be leading the quiz masters on the night.

Quiz team are made up of 8-10 members so please get your teams together and confirm your participation via email to noelle2020(at)

Tickets for the night including a great curry buffet dinner are 1250KSH will be served during the break. Payment per team should be made in advance via mpesa to the KIS till number 89665 – go to the buy goods option and follow instructions – please collect the money from your individual team members and make one payment. Please also send an email to Jack O’Regan oreganjack(at) once you have made the payment.  Please do not hesitate to ask if you have any other questions.