🏆The National Brown Bread Baking Competition live finals will take place from the 19th to the 21st of September at the National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co. Laois. 🍀We want to wish Liz Brady of Westmeath Federation, Kathleen Dillion Byrne of Carlow Federation and Betty Caffrey of Louth Federation the best of luck as they […]
This year the ICA Marquee location will be Block 4, Stand 448, Row 29. Make sure to visit us on the 19th, 20th and 21st of September 2023. We look forward to meeting you!
Well done to everyone who took part in the National Brown Bread Baking Competition ICA Final which took place in An Grianán! Congratulations to Kathleen Dillon Byrne of Carlow Federation, Betty Caffrey of Louth Federation and Fiona Bryce of Donegal Federation! The three ICA finalists will now progress to the National Ploughing Championships to try […]
We are pleased to announce that the Procedures Committee 2023 – 2024 is in place. Formally ratified by the Board, the committee held their first meeting on the 20th of July 2023. The members are: Anne Smithers (Chair) – Dublin Federation Anna Sinnott – Wicklow Federation Pat O’Looney – Dublin Federation Maura Allen – Offaly […]
New Podcast: AFTERLIVES. ‘Grannies, Guns, and Archives – Tracing revolutionary and post revolutionary women’s lives.’
The aim of the Afterlives project is to uncover the afterlives and trace the life stories of lesser-known activist women. In the first episode, Professor Caitríona Beaumont of London South Bank University along with UCD historians Dr Mary McAuliffe and Dr Fionnuala Walsh discuss the activist women in their families, ‘doing’ family history, and how […]
A Chomhbhaill, I am sorry to tell you that Niamh Donegan is leaving her post as An Grianán Manager at the end of August. I want to take this opportunity to thank Niamh for all the work she has done in An Grianán for the last 7 years. She has made a huge difference to our […]
Ten year old Áine Hickey, from Mullingar in Co. Westmeath, has written a short book called We All Have Feelings. The book is about the effects of bullying between friends in a social media age. Áine also touches on the subject of cancer as her Mum Marie was diagnosed with cancer in 2021.
COFACE: Will the European Child Guarantee positively impact the lives of children with disabilities and their families?
“On the 14th of June 2021, EU Member States unanimously adopted the Council Recommendation establishing a European Child Guarantee. Two years after this historical adoption and the promise of all EU Member States to act to lift children and their families out of poverty, COFACE Families Europe has published an assessment of the National Action […]
Think you have the recipe for success? The National Brown Bread Baking Competition sponsored by ALDI in association with the NPA and ICA is back! The competition, in association with the National Ploughing Association and Irish Countrywomen’s Association, will see one lucky winner have their bread stocked in ALDI! Are you a bread-baking extraordinaire? Put […]