January 2018

Dear Members and Friends, Happy New Year! December was a busy time at the Center with so many beautiful holiday parties and events. Thanks to our entire Staff for your hard work and dedication to the Center and making every single event so special for our Members....

December 2017

Dear Members, Too much news, too little space to write it! First, let me say happy holidays and a blessed Christmas to all our members! November was a busy month in the Irish community and at the Center. Your Board met An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, at City Hall for a...

November 2017

A Message from Robert Sparks, Executive Director of Operations Dear Members, I want to thank the many individuals on the Board who have warmly welcomed me with open arms to the Center and also to those individuals who have stepped into my office to give me a hearty...

October 2017

Dear Members, My wife, Stephanie, and I were delighted to join some of our other Members on the San Francisco Cork Sister City Mission with Mayor Ed Lee in September. Some photos of that wonderful visit are included, and I’ve brought back some great connections...

September 2017

Dear UICC Members, On behalf of the Board, I am pleased to announce the hiring of Robert Sparks as the UICC’s first Executive Director, following an extensive recruitment and selection process. In this new role at the Center, Robert will direct all of the Center’s...

August 2017

Dear Members of the Irish Center, Summer is upon us and many of you are traveling and vacationing both near and far. We hope to see you soon at the Center where great things are happening this summer! We’re making progress in planning for renovations to the Center,...