The Socks Appeal has now closed

Fellow Members, We have now reached 6000 pairs of socks. Just waiting for the Fr Peter Mc Verry trust to collect 3000 today. Still 3000 on hold for brother Kevin project. The appeal is now closed and the National PRO Carmel Dawson sends congratulations and thanks for the wonderful response for our appeal for the […]


Carrot & Pineapple Cake with Coconut 4oz/110g sugar 4 large eggs 10oz/300g self raising flour ½ teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of mixed spice 14oz/400g grated carrot 1 small tin of pineapple-about 4-5 rings-chopped finely 8oz/225g sultanas 2oz/50g desiccated coconut 1oz/25g ground almonds 4oz/110g melted butter Preheat oven to 150C/300F/Gas Mark 2 Grease a large […]

AONTAS Lifelong Learning Summit

Croke Park, Dublin on Monday, 18th November The registration for the AONTAS Lifelong Learning Summit is now open. Taking place in Croke Park, Dublin on Monday, 18th November, the Summit will be our closing event of the year and mark 50 years of AONTAS. The Summit will be an opportunity to reflect on the field […]

September Taster Class

Please register your attendance at the Central Office (0)1 6680002 The September Taster Class will be on September 16th at the usual time of 11am to 1pm. We going to do quilling this time. The cost of the pack is €5. I’m attaching a picture of the 2 cards we’ll be making. Colors of cards […]

STOP the CLOT ROADSHOW 2019 September 10th to October 13th

Invitation to Attend Ireland East Hospital group &Thrombosis Ireland Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Ireland East Hospital Group and Thrombosis Ireland invite you to Hop on the BIG RED BUS and help us to STOP the CLOT!  This important Roadshow is designed to create Awareness & Educate our Healthcare Professionals in Hospitals and the Community as well […]

Dublin Sugarcraft Guild for their Irish Sugarcraft Show

Closing date: Friday 24th January 2020 In February 2020 ICA are joining with the Dublin Sugarcraft Guild for their Irish Sugarcraft Show in Dublin City West Hotel on 22nd and 23rd February.  ICA are running the baking competitions.  There are 6 Classes as follows : Class A….Lemon Drizzle Cake confined to ICA members only.                    […]

Kitchen Power public programme

History of the ICA3-4pm, Saturday, September 28, 2019 Join this talk with Kay Devine to hear about the history of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association; their role in advocating access to electricity and safe water across Ireland; and how they continue to promote and inspire today. Suitable for adults and children aged 14 years plus. Admission […]

Best in Show Competition

Best in Show Competition will be running over the weekend 7th – 8th September. This includes homemade brown bread, seasonal preserve, most nutritious home-grown vegetable & most original fairy bun. The competition will be judged by our award winning pastry chef, Shane Smith. The Festival and competition are both free to enter.

Environmentally friendly and sustainable beeswax wraps

The ladies in Kilanerin Guild in Wexford Federation have made a brilliant video about their mission for the year which is promoting environmentally friendly and sustainable beeswax wraps. They have been super ambassadors for this. They have demonstrated at Sustanability events in Wexford, come by invitation to our (Wicklow) Federation demonstration afternoon to show us […]

Aldi Brown Bread Competition 2019

Tuesday Sept 17th Name County ALDI No.1 ALDI No.3 Anne Downey Offaly Joan Byrne Tipperary North Wednesday Sept 18th Name County ALDI No.2 ALDI No.4 Catherine O’Driscoll Cork Helen Cunningham Kilkenny