Spring Conference 2023

📢 Spring Conference week-end is coming up! Here is all the information to join us, see you in Galway!

#EndGenderBasedViolence – Call to Action

ICA calls for #EndGenderBasedViolence. On International Women’s Day, the ICA is launching a photo action: ICA asks to the participants to take a picture (alone or with someone) with a sign in their hands saying: “#EndGenderBasedViolence”.  The participants will then send their pictures to Central Office (office@ica.ie) by the 3rd of March 2023. To participate […]

International Mother Language Day

Today marks the International Mother Language Day which was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999, it being proposed by Bangladesh. As the Irish Countrywomen’s, Association we are proud to celebrate this day and share a bit history of the Irish language – Gaeilge! […]

World Day of Social Justice

On 26 November 2007, the General Assembly declared 20th of February the World Day of Social Justice. The General Assembly recognised that social development and social justice were essential to achieve and maintain of peace and security which cannot exists without the respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms. But what is Social Justice? […]

Dorset Button – craft class

Saint Valentine’s Day is celebrated all over the world on 14th February.   Ireland has an important reason as the relics of Saint Valentine reside in the Whitefriar Street Church in Dublin City.  On Tuesday 14th February, while the world celebrated St. Valentine’s Day, ICA held another one of its fantastic craft classes at ICA Central […]

Worldwide facts at a glance – week 4

Syrian Humanitarian Crisis On Monday 6th of February 2023, a major earthquake hit Turkey and the northwest part of Syria destroying several provinces and killing thousands of people. With this in mind, we expand on the Syrian humanitarian crisis, which is worsening as a result of the tragedy.  The crisisThe Syrian crisis entered in its […]

Earthquake in Turkey and Syria – What happened and how to help

ICA is thinking about those affected by the current tragedy unfolding in Turkey and Syria, following the recent earthquake on 6th February 2023.  We want to do our part by raising funds in support of the affected communities. Here is some information about what happened and how you can help.   ICA expresses its deepest sympathies […]

Worldwide facts at a galnce – week 3

Coillte Deal The Irish Strategic FundThe Irish Strategic Fund was launched by the alternative asset manager Gresham House to enable Irish and international investors to fund greater forest cover across the country. The fund, open to any international investors, is born from a deal between the semi-state agency, Irish forestry business Coillte, and the British […]

Happy St. Brigid’s Day!

📢On the 1st of February ICA marked Lá Fhéile Bríde, Ireland’s only female Patron. 🎉Today, Ireland celebrates the Bank Holiday on St. Brigid’s name and the ICA wishes a day of celebrations to all our wonderful members! 👉Don’t forget to send us pictures of your St. Brigid’s crosses by email at office@ica.ie. We look forward […]