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Happy Easter to all our Members & Friends

Please note Central Office will be closed on Good Friday 29/03/2018. It will reopen on Tuesday 03/04/2018.

Sympathy to the Susan Potts & Family.

We wish to extend our sincere sympathies to the Potts Family on the death of their brother, John Potts, RIP.

Mabel Hayes RIP

We are saddened to hear of the death of Mabel Hayes, a dear member of Mungret’s St Paul’s Guild, Limerick. Mabel died in her 103rd year.

New Election Rally Dates

The recently postponed Election Rallies have now been rescheduled as follows, please note the different times:

Dublin

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Dublin Federation ICA

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Welcome to Dublin Federation

We currently have 30 Guilds in Dublin and County areas. Our members are engaged in a wide range of activities which include every craft you could mention Choir, set dancing, cookery, baking, writing (short story) etc.

Members also participate in community development work and community based activities such as meals on wheels, volunteering in Citizens Information Centres and Mabs, organizing senior citizens activities and representing their areas on local council committees.     

Dublin Federation is proud to have 12 fully qualified ICA Craft Teachers.

CONTACTS

Federation President: Mary Melia 087 2373018

Federation Treasurer: Marie Delaney

Federation Secretary: Helen Ui Mhuineachain 086 6077200

Email:    helendublinfederation@gmail.com

If you are interested in joining a guild or indeed setting up your own guild please contact our Federation Secretary.

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Dublin History

Dublin Federation was founded in October 1947 in conjunction with Wicklow. The merger of five Dublin Guilds and two from County Wicklow continued until 1951 when Wicklow left. In 1952 we incorporated two Guilds from Kildare and increased our guilds to 18.

Dublin Federation is one of the oldest in the country and its colourful history is well documented. Over the years we were involved in matters relating to pollution, the high costs of school books, protested about city rates. This all happened in the1960’s and these issues are just as relevent to-day.

We studied the outcome of the research on the status of women and concerned ourselves with the “Safety for Women”. We have been involved in every stratum of issues that impacted on family life in those years when there were no government agencies policing these. Dublin members have been represented on a number of national committees.

 

Members of the Dublin Federation Choir at the recent Carol Service in St. Anns, Dawson St with Dublin Federation President Mary Melia.

 

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What's On – Dublin

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Contact

GUILD

MEETING DAY

TIME

LOCATION

Balbriggan

2nd & 4th Thursdays

8:00 pm

Senior Citizens Hall, High Street

Ballsbridge

2nd & 4th Monday of Month

8:00pm

Iris Charles Centre, Newbridge Ave, Sandymount

Ballybrack

2nd Tuesday of Month

7:45pm 

St. Matthias Church Hall, Ballybrack

Ballymun

2nd Tuesday of Month

2:00pm

Ballymun Library, Ballymun Road, D 9

BlackrockBlackrock ICA FB

2nd & 4th Thursdays

7:30pm

Holy Family Resource Centre, Kill O' Grange, Blackrock, Do. Dublin

Blanchardstown

1st 3 Wednesdays

8:00pm

Scoil Bhríde Boys School, Blanchardstown

Bohernabreena

2nd Monday of Month

8:00pm

St. Anne's GAA Club, Bohernabreena

Botanic Glasnevin

1st 3 Tuesdays of the Month

8:00pm

Scoil Caithriona, Mobhi Road, Glasnevin, D9

Brittas

2nd Monday of Month

8:00pm

St. Martins National School, Brittas

Castleknock

1st 3 Mondays each Month

8:00pm

Our Lady's Parish Centre, Beechpark Lawn

 

 

 

 

Donabate-

Portrane  

 2nd & 4thTuesday of Month  8:15pm  Community Centre, Portrane Road, Donabate

Dollymount  Garristown ICA

1st Wednesday of Month

8:00pm

Wheelchair Association, Blackheath Drive, Clontarf

Donaghmede

2nd Monday of Month

8:00pm

Donaghmede House, Donaghmede

Dun Laoghaire

2nd Monday of Month

8:00pm

27 Corrig Avenue, Dun Laoghaire

GarristownGarristown ICA

1st Tuesday of Month

8.00pm

Garristown Community Centre

Howth      Garristown ICA

1st Monday of Month

8:00pm

St. Mary's Church of Ireland Hall, Deerpark, Howth

Kilnamanagh

2nd & 4th Tuesday of Month

7:30 pm

Resource Centre, Kilnamanagh School

Kilternan

2nd Tuesday of Month 

8:00 pm

Kilternan Country Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lucan

Every Tuesday Morning Every Wednesday Night

10-12:30pm    8pm – 10pm

The Bungalow, St. Mary's Parish Church, Lucan

LuskBlackrock ICA FB

1st Wednesday of Month

8:30pm

Scout Den, Lusk, Co. Dublin

Marlay

2nd & 4th Thursday

8:00pm

Parish Centre, Marlay Grange,   Rathfarnham, D.16 www.marlayguildica.com

Milltown

1st Thursday of month

8:00pm

Parish Hall, Milltown (beside Alexander College)

Portmarnock

Every Wednesday night

8:00pm

Arch Club (behind church) - Portmarnock

Rolestown

2nd Tuesday of Month

8:00pm

Rolestown Community Hall

Rush

 

 

Rush Community Centre

Sandyford

1st & 3rd Mondays

 

St. Tiernan's Community School  www.sandyfordica.weebly.com

Santry

3rd Monday of Month

8:00 pm

St. Pappans Hall, Santry

Shankill

2nd Monday of Month

3:30 pm

St. Annes Resource Centre (beside St Anne's Church) Shankill

Swords Swords ICA FB

Every Thursday Night

 

8:00pm

BASE Centre, Brackenstown Rd, Swords, Co. Dublin

TallaghtTallaght ICA FB

Every Thursday Night

8:00pm

St. Aengus Community Centre, Balrothery, Tymon North

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Pauline Griffin, Dub Fed Gem Pack Winner

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Judging took place tonight in the Gresham hotel and the winner goes forward to the next stage at An Grianán in February 17 More

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Dec 16 Quarterly Meeting Last quarterly Meeting 2016

The last quarterly meeting of 2016 took place in the Gresham on the 7th of December.. More

ICA Winter Conference 2016 Winter Conference 2016

This year's winter conference took place at The Castlecourt Hotel, Co Mayo.... More

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