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most necessities just a stone’s throw away. For those interested in sports, London is home to many football clubs including Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United. Cricket is also huge in England, with Lord’s Cricket Ground in St. John’s Wood being renowned as the ‘House of Cricket’. There are also certain Irish sports organisations located in London. Here are some of them: There are also certain Irish sports organisations located in London. Here are some of them:

sportsmen and women of all ages. For more information you can visit their website. www.londongaa.org London Irish Rugby Club This famous rugby club plays home matches at the Madejski stadium in Reading, about 30 minutes west of London. For fixtures and a great history of the club, visit the website. www.london-irish.com Tara Gaelic Football Club The club’s seniors’, ladies’ and minor’s Gaelic football teams train at Northolt Rugby Ground in Greenford and Elthorne Road Recreation Ground in Kingsbury. Check the website for training times. www.taragfc.co.uk Kilburn Gaels The Kilburn Gaels is a hurling club that trains in Cricklewood and Highgate depending on what level you play at. Check the website for venue details and dates. www.kilburngaelshurlingclub.org

Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) The association promotes and organises traditional Irish sports and competitions, with teams and clubs involving

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Moving to London; A Practical Companion for Irish People  

A helpful, practical and comprehensive guide to Moving to London for Irish people. Published by the London Irish Centre in May 2012.

Moving to London; A Practical Companion for Irish People  

A helpful, practical and comprehensive guide to Moving to London for Irish people. Published by the London Irish Centre in May 2012.

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