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, […]

67th Glenealy Drama Festival

🎭 The 67th Drama Festival was held from the 20th to the 22nd of January in Glenealy, Wicklow Federation ICA 🎊Well done to all involved in this event on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! 📸 For more photos visit the Wicklow Federation ICA Facebook page

Worldwide facts at a glance – week 1

Week 1 Launching a weekly feature on ICA social media platforms. Once a week, we are going to highlight a current local, national or global event to raise awareness of important topics.  Week 1, we’d like to draw attention to the events in Luzerath, Germany, which are relevant to Climate Change and Climate Action.  About Luzerath Luzerath […]

Calling all students!

For mature students considering returning to Education, you need to apply through the Central Application Office (CAO) before the 1st of February 2023. Central Applications Office ( As the Spring Conference of the ICA is being held in Galway, we are highlighting the non-traditional pathways to education at the University of Galway. You can find out about the […]

The Bereavement Support Line

The Bereavement Support Line is a National Freephone Service 1800 80 70 77 which is available from 10am to 1pm Monday to Friday.  This service is open to any adult experiencing bereavement, or who would like to know how to support another person who is grieving.  The phone calls are confidential and supportive, and signpost […]

Nollaig na mBan – Pictures of different events

Nollaig na mBan is a very important tradition in Ireland. According to Irish culture, as a reward for women’s hard work over the Christmas season, women received the day off from all housework with traditional roles reversed in the home: the men of the household were charged with housework, while the ladies rested and gathered […]

Remembering all victims of gender-based violence

Yesterday marked the first anniversary of the death of Ashling Murphy. ICA stands in solidarity with all women and their families who are affected by gender-based violence. In the last 12 months, another 15 women have been killed on the Island of in Ireland. This epidemic of violence has to stop. The ICA calls for […]

Mug Rug – Craft Class

🧶On 10th of January, ICA held its first craft class of the year! ☕️🪡Participants created their own Mug Rug: a mini quilt that is larger than a coaster, but smaller than a placement. 🌟Do not miss the next classes, keep an eye on our social media pages, they will be adversities shortly. 👉To have more […]