Happy Easter!

Wishing all our members a very Happy Easter. Central Office is now closed for the Easter Holidays. We will reopen Tuesday the 2nd of April.

ICA Statement on Gaza

The Irish Countrywomen’s Association, an organisation for women, with over 6000 members throughout the Republic of Ireland, ask for an urgent peace settlement to alleviate the suffering of women and children in Gaza. We cannot stand by and not abhor the humanitarian crisis and pending famine in Gaza. Mothers and children have been made homeless, […]

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Happy St Patrick’s Day weekend! Send us pictures of your St Patrick’s Day Guild activities office@ica.ie

Happy International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate all women, those who have contributed to advancing women’s rights in Ireland, and particularly the ICA women who have worked tirelessly, dedicating their lives to bringing about change for their communities. So much is happening all around the country to celebrate International Women’s Day! To have your event […]

Upcoming Referenda

The National Advisory Committee of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association by a majority confirmed that the ICA is taking no position in relation to the vote on referenda articles 41 and 42b.The ICA would encourage all Irish citizens to exercise their democratic right and have their voices heard by voting in the referenda.

Elections 2024 Update

The Nomination papers were opened by the Procedures Committee on Tuesday 30th January 2024. The National President was in attendance. The results were as follows: National President 2024-2027:                Mary D’Arcy Ballyfad Guild, Wexford Federation was the only nominee for the role of National President and is deemed elected. National Secretary 2024-2027:                  June Lawless […]

ICA welcomes the Government’s decision to hold referendums

The ICA welcomes the Government’s decision to hold referendums on the wording of Articles 41.1.1 and 41.2 in the Constitution referring to family, family care and women in the home. It is proposed that the referendums to be held on 8th March 2024, International Women’s Day. Find out more about the upcoming referendums here.

Too old to Care? Looking at disability and ageing from the perspective of family carers.

#FamilyCarers  #EDPD2023  #EUCareStrategy Persons with disabilities have the right to live independently, included in the community, and to family life. To mark the 2023 UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the COFACE Disability Platform places the spotlight on family carers. Their crucial role can significantly boost the fulfillment of the rights outlined in the UN Convention […]