Category Archives: Community

Consul-General Adrian Farrell keynoted recent program

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HALLOWEEN PARTY

The IAS Halloween party was held on Saturday Oct 29 at the McDonald residence.  A few of the costumed members posed for a picture.          

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BRUNCH BUNCH

The IAS new event, the BRUNCH BUNCH, met on Sunday at the Crafty Irishman.  Although a small group, we are excited that we had Colleen and Oisin come join us, and become new members.  Keep watching your emails for the … Continue reading

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1916 – Padraig Pearse

Padraig Pearse, an idealistic school teacher, and barrister, a member of the Gaelic League and editor of their newspaper An Claidheamh Solais (‘The Sword of Light’), became in many ways the public face of the Rising. Pearse established a bilingual … Continue reading

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1916 – Clarke; MacDiarmada

Several years before 1916, the secret oath-bound society, the Irish Republican Brotherhood, re-emerged with leaders such as Sean MacDiarmada and Bulmer Hobson.  In May 1915, the IRB formed a Military Council to plan and carry out the Rising.  Of the … Continue reading

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