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Welcome to The Irish Cultural Center
Thursday, June 30 2016 @ 05:04 AM MST
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IRISH CULTURAL CENTER WISH LIST

The Irish Cultural Center wishes to thank Caroline Woodiel for donating a flat screen TV for the Cottage.  We are still in need of a bracket to hang it.  If anyone can help out with a TV bracket, we would be grateful.
We are also in need of wheelchairs and walkers with fold down seats to accommodate some of our elderly visitors.
We are in need of an older slide carousel projector to show slides of Ireland in the Cottage
Please call 602-258-0109.
Thank You
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IRISH CULTURAL CENTER DOCENTS NEEDED

The Irish Cultural Center needs enthusiastic volunteers willing to share their knowledge of all things Irish with our visitors. No previous Docent experience is required. Docents are needed for one 5-hour shift each week from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Center is open Tuesday thru Saturday except during the summer when it is open on Wednesday and Thursday.

Duties: Leading tours of the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Irish Library and providing information regarding the Irish Cultural Center. If you are interested in becoming a Docent, please call Anna at 602-524-0207.
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ST. PATRICK EXHIBIT IN THE COTTAGE




For more information on the Friends of St. Patrick Arizona Chapter, please click here
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ICC ON FACEBOOK

The Irish Cultural Center Facebook Group now has over 400 members.  We use the Facebook Group to report or repost the newsletters, events and things of Celtic interest. This includes Scottish and Welsh happenings, and anything that we find out about that might be interesting to the members. For those interested you can find the Facebook Group by going to Facebook.com and doing a search for “Irish Cultural Center Phoenix AZ” or https://www.facebook.com/groups/365254884335/ if you're so inclined.

There is a separate Facebook Group with 160 members for the musical side of our culture at “AZ Irish Music” or https://www.facebook.com/groups/247019138674060/ that is used to announce where bands will be playing or new CDs they may be coming out. This was originally started by our good friend, the late George O'Brien. 

The Irish Cultural Center also has a Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Irish-Cultural-Center/151854331493569?fref=ts

The ICC would sincerely like to thank Ed Cunningham and Jim Daugherty for posting to our Facebook group and page.
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PURCHASE AN ENTRY STONE FOR THE MCCLELLAND IRISH LIBRARY



There are a few engraved stones available for purchase to complete the entry way into the Library. Donors will be recognized in historic large stones, on the steps of the McClelland Irish Library.  The stones are 1' square and are available for $500 each. They make the perfect gift to acknowledge and honor loved ones, past and present.  Simply download the  attached form to order your engraved stone today or visit this link https://secure.qgiv.com/for/icclesc/
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IRELAND WRITING RETREAT & TOUR - SEPT 20 TO OCT 2, 2016

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IRISH FOUNDATION OF ARIZONA NEWS

JUNE MEETING
The Irish Foundation of Arizona will meet on Wednesday, 1 June  2016, at the Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ.  We have moved our Board meeting to 6:30 p.m.  An episode of "New Tricks.” will begin at 7:00 p.m.  We hope to see you there

SUNDAY PUB BRUNCH

12 June 2016       Tim Finnegan’s Pub, 9201 N. 29th Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 602-997-2323, From 1:00 P.M. until…

REMINDER
It is time to renew our IFA memberships, they expired on 31 December 15.  Memberships are $20.00 per
family per year.  You can send your check and any contact information changes to:
Michael O’Hara at 204 W. La Vieve Lane, Tempe, AZ 85284

For more information on The Irish Foundation of Arizona, please click here.

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FRIENDS OF THE ST. PATRICK CENTRE ARIZONA CHAPTER

The nonprofit organization was formed in 2011 to promote positive relationships between Arizona and Northern Ireland. Through education,  cultural exchanges and charitable events,  the Chapter nurtures St.  Patrick's legacy.  Meetings held quarterly at the ICC. Contact: Glenda Wakker at 602 277 1376,

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WELSH LEAGUE OF ARIZONA NEWS

Phoenix Welsh Classes Going Strong – now online – no traffic!

The Phoenix Welsh class meets Tuesday evenings via Google Hangouts! For more details check with John Good at 623-939-0209.

All Are Welcome

Welsh League of Arizona is an inclusive group.  If you are interested in the culture of Wales and enjoy a good time relaxing and mingling with lively people you are welcome.  You do not have to be of Welsh ancestry or speak Welsh – but you might be surprised at how many are learning in Arizona.

To Join

If you are not yet a member we would welcome you to join our active group.  Annual dues are $15 for an individual and $25 for a family.  You can pay on our web site through PayPal, send a check to the address above or bring it to a meeting.

Contact Information For Welsh League

Our Mailing Address: 4326 N. 57th Place, Phoenix, AZ 85018

Our E-Mail Address: azwelshleague@gmail.com

Web:  www.welshleagueofarizona.org
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CHANDLER TULLAMORE DESERT FARE COOKBOOK ON SALE



We are pleased to announce the release of our "Desert Fare Cookbook" - a wonderful gift suggestion for family and friends - and one for yourself  Students from Seton Catholic Preparatory High School in Chandler and Sacred Heart School in Tullamore, Ireland have created a cross-cultural cookbook as part of a Sister Cities relationship between Chandler, AZ and Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Ireland.  Make popular Irish dishes from recipes straight from the Emerald Isle along with Southwestern flavored family favorites from Chandler!  Chandler's rich history is reflected in the culinary contributions and stories from our residents, both present and past.  Tullamore students photographed their authentic dishes and supplied a history of Tullamore.  Over 100 recipes have been published - definitely a cookbook of diverse culinary delights!