Irish Association

2016 News Archive

Xmas Lunch

Speaker - Brian John Spencer, Political Cartoonist Ulster Reform Club, 4 Royal Avenue, Belfast Thur 8th Dec 2016, 12.30 for 1.00 pm 'Impressions of the Presidential Election of a Visitor to USA' For details, click here.

Dublin Autumn Lunch

Speaker - Diarmaid Mc Aonghusa, Chair of Educate Together (for biography click here). Wynn's Hotel, 35 Lr Abbey St on Saturday 19th November 2016: 12.30 for 1.00pm. Association AGM will be held at same venue at 3.30pm approximately. For details, click here.

Corrymeela Conference Report

To see above, click here.

Autumn Event

Visit to the Abbey Theatre, Dublin on Saturday 17th September 2016 at 2.00 pm for a performance of the play 'Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching towards the Somme' by Frank McGuinness, which commemorates the centenary of the event that had such an influence in the history of the island. To be followed by dinner in the nearby Wynn's Hotel. For details, click here.

Summer Lunch

Patrick Mason, formerly Artistic Director of the Abbey Theatre and currently Adjuct Professor of Drama at University College Dublin. 'Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme' Sandyford Hotel, Landsdowne Rd, Dublin. Sat 25th June 2016 12.30 pm For details, click here

Competitiveness on the Island of Ireland

Inaugural Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture Professor Frances Ruane, Former Director, Economic and Social Research Institute Armagh Public Library 15th June 2016 For details, click here

Living Well Together Beyond 2016

Irish Association & Corrymeela Community Corrymeela Centre (near Ballycastle, Co Antrim) 3rd-5th June 2016 Minibus, prebooking necessary, from Belfast Central Railway Station to Corrymeela For details, click here For pre-conference report click here

St Patrick's Day Lunch

'The Irish Diaspora in America: Mysteries, Myths and Legends' Prof Brian Walker, Irish Studies, QUB Malone Lodge Hotel, 60 Eglantine Ave, Belfast. 17th March 2016.

Winter Lunch & AGM

Prof Gerald Dawe spoke on 'Of War and War Alarms' ( Kildare Street/University Club, 17 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Sat 23rd January 2016. AGM 12.00.