TIECS: The Turkish Irish Educational and Cultural Society
If you are looking to learn more about the Turkish culture before visiting the land, researching something for college or simply just for fun, TIECS is the perfect place to start if you’re in Dublin. The organisation, founded in 2004, has the main goal of wanting to “champion a greater understanding between cultures, predominantly using the views of the Turkish and Irish cultures.”
The society is comprised of volunteers from all walks of life who strive to organise cultural, social and educational activities to support cooperation and harmony between the cultures.
TIECS also offers Turkish language lessons, weekend school and classes to obtain leaving certificate Turkish. If you wan to find out more about them or attend a class or event, you can find out more here or visit them on Parliament Street, Dublin 2.