Immerse Yourself

We foster cultural awareness through education, arts, and social events, and we honor our legacy by chronicling the valued historical contributions of dedicated Irish in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Patrick J. Dowling Library

The library, located on the ground floor of the UICC, contains more than 3,000 titles on a number of subjects regarding Ireland and Irish America.

Leo T. Walsh Scholarship

Eligible applicants are 8th graders continuing to high school and high school seniors entering a university or college in the fall of 2024.

Keepers of the Steps

A special cultural program of the UICC that manages, curates, and promotes local Irish step dance history and stories, memorabilia, and ephemera.

Youth Music

Children learn traditional Irish instruments from a talented staff of professional musicians. Drums, Pipes, Tin Whistle, Banjo, Bodhrán, Guitar, Fiddle and more!

Youth Camp

Provides 3 unparalleled weeks of fun and active learning. With committed participation from the campers this will make for a creative & educational experience.

Cultural Enrichments

Special cultural programs of the UICC that includes Irish Set Dancing, Irish Language and Irish Genealogy.