Tea Dance in Mallow moved to 26th September

The ICA is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year. One of the highlights in the varied programme of events taking place over the year is the Regional Tea Dance in Mallow. Ena Howell Regional President is hosting the Tea Dance on Saturday 26th September in the Hibernian Hotel Mallow to celebrate this impressive anniversary. All […]

Irish Sugarcraft Show 2020

In association with the Irish Sugarcraft Show, we have a new baking competition in this year’s show. There are six categories, one category is closed (only for ICA members) and the other five are open to all. Each baking category will be judged by ICA judges.  Judging in the Baking Section will take place on […]

Wicklow Drama Festival 2020

Please see link below to the full programme of Wicklow Federation’s 65th One Act Drama Festival taking place on Wednesday 22nd, Friday 24th, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of January 2020 in Glenealy Village Hall Wicklow. The curtain goes up at 7:30 pm sharp. Wi

AGM 2019 (Reconvened)

The ICA Annual General Meeting will be reconvened in the Midlands Park Hotel Portlaoise on Saturday 23rd November 2019 (adjourned from May 2019). Please note in order to have an idea of numbers we ask that all members pre-register by clicking on the link below. Please remember to bring your ICA membership card to the […]

Knitting & Stitching Show

Tickets are now available for the Knitting & Stitching Show Price: Adult €11 and Children €6. Tickets can be used on any day of the show Please contact Anna in Central Office at 01/6680002 to book your tickets.

October Taster Class

The October Taster Class will be on October 21st at the usual time of 11am to 1pm. We going to make a witches hat cards. Colors of cards will vary. The class is €10 and the cost of the pack is €5. Please register your attendance at the Central Office(01) 6680002

The Socks Appeal has now closed

Fellow Members, We have now reached 6000 pairs of socks. Just waiting for the Fr Peter Mc Verry trust to collect 3000 today. Still 3000 on hold for brother Kevin project. The appeal is now closed and the National PRO Carmel Dawson sends congratulations and thanks for the wonderful response for our appeal for the […]


Carrot & Pineapple Cake with Coconut 4oz/110g sugar 4 large eggs 10oz/300g self raising flour ½ teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of mixed spice 14oz/400g grated carrot 1 small tin of pineapple-about 4-5 rings-chopped finely 8oz/225g sultanas 2oz/50g desiccated coconut 1oz/25g ground almonds 4oz/110g melted butter Preheat oven to 150C/300F/Gas Mark 2 Grease a large […]