November 2019

Dear Members, I wrote an article for the Herald and it was titled “The Irish Center: the seanchaí (storyteller) of San Francisco Irish.” I do hope you get a chance to read it. The final paragraph says: How do we make the Irish Center the seanchaí of the San Francisco...

October 2019

Dear Members, I recently attended a wonderful collaboration between the Irish Consul General and the San Francisco Historical Society, honoring DeValera in San Francisco: 100 years of Ireland and California (1919 – 2019). It was a panel that spoke about the...

September 2019

Dear Members, August 1 Members Meeting. We are very grateful to those members who came out to our August 1 members meeting. We covered important financials and the Irish Center’s positive accomplishments this year. We discussed that it would take involvement of more...

August 2019

I recently spent 17 days in Ireland. It’s a wonderful small island filled with shades of green and a patchwork of fields sprinkled with sheep. This was my 11th trip and it always feels like home, even though I was born here in San Francisco. As a child, I had the...

July 2019

UICC Members, I hope that you and your families are enjoying the summer. Our President, Anne Cassidy Carew is enjoying some well-earned vacation in Ireland. In her absence, I am pleased to update the membership on UICC activities and upcoming events for July. Save the...

June 2019

Dear UICC Members, Thank you for your continued support. A copy of this letter will be sent to all members in the next several weeks. I am proud to report that tangible progress is being made at the Center. As we near the half- way mark of 2019, I write to share with...