Following the recent publication of Minister Bruton’s Review, the Board of Caranua have announced that Caranua requires survivors who want to apply for funding supports from Caranua must complete and return an application form to apply for services by Wednesday 1st August 2018. Please follow this to an ISL video by the Irish Deaf Society with […]
The Trip to Birmingham TradFest is returning for it’s 5th year, and the line-up for 2018 and it is a belter! The 2018 TradFest will run from 22nd-25th November and feature well known traditional Irish artists; Four Men and a Dog, Brid Harper, Damien Mullane, Dermot Byne & Steve Cooner, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and many […]
It has been almost a year since I had the honour of becoming the Ambassador of Ireland to the UK, and what a wonderful year it has been. Together with the team at the Embassy, I have travelled across Britain working to strengthen the cultural, economic and political ties between Ireland and the UK. In […]
Adrian O’Neill, Irish Ambassador to the UK, visited the Birmingham Irish Association this month to meet the Irish community and promote the good work they do in the West Midlands. The Ambassador met with staff and volunteers from Birmingham Irish Association and was briefed on their continued good work in the community including their healthcare […]
The Craic.co.uk – the new website and app for what’s Irish and what’s on! The digital one-stop-shop for all things Irish has been commissioned by Birmingham Irish Association. They believe the new website and app – suitably called “The Craic” has the potential to provide a much-needed nationwide service by identifying and promoting Irish cultural […]
Pictured, left to right: Sean Argue, Joe Hetherington, Joanne Mc Callion, Christina Mc Callion, Trudy McGroarty, Des Brennan and Anthony Gilleran BICA are a group of charitable characters who partake in a cycle tour each year to raise money for local charities, and they have kindly raised £2,500 for the Birmingham Irish Association Dementia Centre. […]
Deputy Lord Mayor Mike Leddy joined the celebrations as clients and staff celebrated 20 years of Taaffe House and Nehemiah UCHA. Sharon Toy Scheme Manager for and Llewellyn Graham CEO welcomed guests and provided a big Irish welcome for the Deputy Lord Mayor, complete with music and dancing from Little Jimmy and Micky Rice.
That’s a Wrap! Birmingham St Patrick’s Festival & Parade Draws to a Close. And just like that, it’s all over for another year! Thousands flocked to Digbeth on Sunday 11th March to attend the annual Birmingham St. Patrick’s Festival, in partnership with Kiely Bros and the Parade was once again a huge success, despite falling […]