Birmingham Irish Association were delighted to host a visit from President Michael D Higgins and his wife Mrs Sabina Higgins on 11th February. President Michael D Higgins started his visit with a civic reception hosted by Birmingham’s lord mayor Yvonne Mosquito and later visited the memorial to the victims of the Birmingham pub bombings, which […]
New Memorial to be unveiled at New Street Station for the Victims of the Birmingham Pub Bombings of 1974 On 21st November 2018 a new memorial to the victims of the Birmingham Pub Bombings will be unveiled in a ceremony outside New Street Station, exactly forty-four years after the atrocity took place. The memorial has […]
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 […]