Mollie Cawley, Ballymoate, Sligo Federation

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Mollie Cawley. Mollie was a long term member of the Association and was a great friend of An Grianan. Our thoughts and sympathies are with her sons and daughters and their families. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam dilis.

International Women’s Day

You are cordially invited to celebrateInternational Women’s Day at the Hunt Museum Café on Friday, 8th March at 3 o’clock. Sinead McDonnell, Environment Awareness Officer, Limerick City and County Council, will address the gathering on the topic of Environment Initiatives. Admission is free. Donations accepted for ADAPT House. Light refreshments served. All are more than […]

Press Release

From Mrs Josephine Helly, National President of the Irish CountryWomen’s Association. On behalf of our 10,000 members, I issue an appeal to the Minister of Health Simon Harris and Minister of Finance Paschal Donohoe, to have meaningful and open discussion with the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.  To look at all their demands including pay […]

Wicklow Federation 64th One Act Drama Festival

Friday  18th  Delgany ICA  ‘’The Syndicate” One Act Play by Maeve EdwardsBallycoog ICA    “Ear to the Ground” Sketch/Short Play by Thomas ClareDelgany D.S.        “A Memorable Occasion” Sketch/Short Play by Dorothy RobbieDelgany D.S.         ‘The Patient” One Act Drama by Agatha ChristieBallinteer Drama   “Oedipus Conflict” Sketch/Short Play by Tony Deegan Saturday 19th  Ashford ICA   […]

BirdWatch Ireland

BirdWatch Ireland is a Wildlife Charity so we don’t charge a fee for events. Occasionally we accept donations, which go straight back into supporting our work of protecting birds and biodiversity. With these types of events we really try to get people to join us a member of our organisation. The benefits of the membership […]


Kite Entertainment is producing for Virgin Media Television, which will explore one possible solution to the accommodation crisis younger people have been facing, as well as alleviating the isolation felt by some people over 65 who live alone … 

Get Knitting For Good in support of Beaumont Hospital

Get Knitting For Good in support of Beaumont Hospital The ICA is delighted to be supporting Beaumont Hospital Foundation’s Knitivity campaign which invites Ireland’s knitters and crocheters to create one, or all, of a range of festive decorative projects which are sold to raise funds for improvements in patient care at one of the country’s […]

ICA National Election

We are delighted to advice that the election results are as follows. We are delighted to advice that the election results are as follows •        National President – Josephine Helly •        National Secretary – Concepta McGettrick •        National Treasurer  – Helen Rutter •        North East Regional President  – May Campbell •        South East Regional President – Margot Hennessy •        South […]

The Golden Fleece Award 2019

The Golden Fleece Award, an artistic fund established as a charitable bequest by the late Helen Lillias Mitchell (1915-2000). The mission of the Golden Fleece Award is to provide resources for practising contemporary visual artists and makers to innovate and to develop their artistic vision. The Award supports artists working in all forms of visual, […]