Lavinia Fontana – Summer exhibition

🎨Lavinia Fontana, the first female artist who achieved professional success, new exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland! Who was Lavinia Fontana❓Late sixteenth-century Bolognese artist Fontana is widely considered to be the first woman artist to achieve professional success beyond the confines of a court or a convent. Fontana was the first woman to manage […]

Worldwide facts at a glance – Week 7

St. Patrick’s Day ☘We are back with our weekly feature just in time to wish you all a Happy St. Patrick’s Day! 🎉We want to celebrate together by sharing some information and facts about Ireland’s Patron Saint., St. Patrick. About St. Patrick’s Day. St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday held annually on March […]

March Craft Class

We never stop being crafty! On Tuesday 14th March the ICA monthly craft class took place in Central Office. We put together a little wrap-up video in which ICA Tutor Mary O’Gorman explains how to make a lovely Easter mat at home! We reiterate our thanks to Mary and the ICA Handcraft Committee for sharing […]

Irish Proverbs – Seachtain na Gaeilge

The biggest Irish language festival in Ireland and in the world is back!   Seachtain na Gaeilge le Energia is an international Irish Language Festival and one of the biggest celebrations of Irish language and culture that takes place each year both Ireland and in many other countries.  To share the importance of Irish language and culture, […]

International Research Network

The ICA is proud and delighted to be one of the participating organisation in the newly announced International Research Network led by the London South Bank University (LSBU).  In an aptly time statement, the Research Network launched on the 8th March to mark International Women’s Day. The Research Network, led by Professor of Social History, […]

International Women’s Day

#Endgenderbasedviolence According to the National Women Council of Ireland, to date 256 women have died violently between 1996 and January 2023; 163 women have been killed in their own homes (63%); 87% of women were killed by a man known to them.  13% of women were killed by a stranger, and 1 in every 2 […]