January 2022

Culture and Arts Program Expansion Planned for 2022  A very Happy New Year to our members. Many thanks to all those who helped us end 2021 on a high note, with very generous responses to our annual appeal, library raffle and several funded pledges to the 2025 Project....

December 2021

This time last year we faced an uncertain future as the Irish Center was temporarily closed in the run up to Christmas and well into the New Year due to the Shelter in Place mandated by the local Public Health Dept. We had survived very challenging times all through...

November 2021

Connecting the Dots………… In 2005 Steve Jobs gave the commencement address at Stanford University. During his oration he outlined several stories from his life – one of those stories was entitled “Connecting the Dots.” The story was a retrospective of his early life,...

October 2021

“Daddy are you really going to Build a new Irish Center?” My daughter Roisín turned 7 years old on Sept 19th and I brought her along with me to the Center as I popped in to take some photos at Katherine Scanlon’s 90th Birthday celebration for the bulletin. As we...

September 2021

“Tús maith leath na hoibre” A good start is half the work After an incredibly busy month of August preparing for the launch of the 2025 Project at the Irish Center, I reflected on how far our initial redevelopment concept has come since its inception last spring. Over...

August 2021

Build it and they will come! 2025 Project We continue to make progress in the planning of our new Irish Cultural Center. In July the architects completed their conceptual drawings for the city planning department and will present those updated plans to interested...