Nollaig na mBan Shona!

Sona Nollaig na mBan to our fantastic women!   Different cultures celebrate today in different ways.   According to Irish culture, January 6th is known as Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas or Little Christmas. As a reward for women’s hard work over the Christmas season, women received the day off from all housework with traditional roles […]

Mug Rug – Craft Class

New Year, new classes! What’s better than start the year with a new craft class? ICA is holding the first craft class of 2023 on the 10th of January in Central Office (58 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4) from 11AM to 1PM. The class will focus on the mug rug: a mini quilt that is […]

Happy New Year!

Wishing you all a Happy New Year! From us all at the Irish Countrywomen’s Association

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a peaceful and a joy-filled Christmas   From us all at the Irish Countrywomen’s Association 

A Christmas message from Hila Roche – ICA National President

Happy Christmas In the words of an old Irish blessing The light of the Christmas star to you,The warmth of home and heart to youThe cheer and good will of friends to you,The hope of a childlike heart to you,Ans wishing you the spirit of Christmas which is peace.The joy of Christmas which is love. […]

Unity in Diversity – Cork has come to an end!

Unity in Diversity Cork has come to an end! We were delighted to run the Project and we thank ETB Cork for the funding! The Project supported the increase participation in learning to women living in areas of need by providing an opportunity to create and access learning opportunities at local level aimed at the […]

Caption Competition

We are delighted to announce the winner of our Caption Competition! Anne Newton, from Ashford Guild, with her funny caption won an ICA book of Bread and Baking, congratulations!

Christmas Craft Class – Part II

🎄 On 13th of December, Pat O’Looney, ICA tutor, held the last Craft Class of the year in Central Office. The class supported members in creating, yet again, the loveliest Christmas decorations. 🎥 Here are some pictures about the craft class! ❗️Make sure to keep an eye out of our social media pages, the 2023 […]

International Migrants Day

Yesterday marked International Migrants Day. In recent years, conflict, insecurity, the effects of climate change have heavily contributed to forced migratory movement, whether within countries or across borders. In 2020 over 281 million people were international migrants, while over 59 million people were internally displaced by the end of 2021.  The ICA marks this day by […]

Drop in temperatures – useful information

Met Eireann has predicted temperatures could drop as low as -7C degrees and extended the weather warning. With freezing temperatures expected, it’s important to take care of yourself and others. Cold weather can be particularly difficult for vulnerable and older people.  Here are some tips issued by the HSE on keeping yourself and others warm […]