The Irish Countrywomen’s Association bring together both rural and urban women and their communities in fellowship and through co-operative effort. ICA is committed to ensuring that we provide a warm welcome for new members to an organisation which offers support, friendship, personal development, education and life-long learning, having due regard for our Irish Culture and the use of the Irish Language in the affairs of Bantracht na Tuaithe. ICA, through its Advocacy work, networks with many community based initiatives and facilities located all around Ireland.
St. Brigid’s Day
🔴For the first time in Irish History, Ireland will have a bank holiday named after a woman. Today, indeed, St. Brigid will be celebrated nationwide. 📚St. Brigid was born in Faughart Co. Louth, not far away from An Grianán. Her mother was a slave and her father a chieftain. There are many stories and legends […]
Worldwide facts at a glance – week 2
Week 2 Worldwide facts at a glance – Woman. Life. FreedomWeek 2 of our new feature “Worldwide facts at a glance”. Today we highlight the events unfolding Iran and supported by a beautiful initiative accomplished by 15 female artists, who painted a powerful mural in Dublin last week against the brutal repression of women carried […]
International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust
Today marks the International Day of Commemoration in memory of victims of the Holocaust. Remembering what happened, even if heart-breaking, is necessary to never forget the horrors committed by the Nazi regime and to ensure it never ever happens again. Here is a beautiful and inspiring speech held by the Italian Senator Liliana Segre, Holocaust survivor, […]