To all of our football fans! We are going to televise Sunday football games during the months of September, October, and November in the Irish Center Pub, (located in the lower level of the Irish Center at the rear entrance off of the parking lot.) The first game will be on September 8, from 12:00 Noon until the conclusion of the 4:00 P.M game. Drinks will be at the Pub prices and food can be purchased during the games. You do not have to be a member to come, so we hope you will join us and bring some of your friends. For additional Information call Jim at 302-494-8943
The New Castle Count Irish Society presents the “Erin Award” each year to a member to honor his or her dedication and service within our Club. The “Erin Award” for 2019 has been awarded to Eugenia Sparks for her dedication and contribution to the promotion of Irish Heritage and Culture. Eugenia and her husband Tom have been members and our Vendor for many years and since Tom’s passing, she has continued to be our Vendor; bringing a fantastic variety of Irish merchandise to all of our events. She has fulfilled Tom’s dream of opening an Irish gift store a few years ago – “Irish Rose Unique Irish and Celtic Gifts” in Milford, Delaware. Eugenia has for many years been very generous to the Irish Society by donating all of the decorations for our Fest and St. Patrick Day events. Congratulations, Eugenia, and thank you for all you do for our Irish Society. The 2019 Erin Award was presented to Eugenia at our After Parade Party on March 16.
The New Castle County Irish Society “Erin Award” is presented each year to a member to honor his or her dedication and service within our Club. The “Erin Award” for 2018 has been awarded to Theresa Meren for her dedication and contributions to the promotion of Irish Heritage and Culture Theresa is a Charter Member of the NCC Irish Society and has served on the Club’s Board of Directors and many of the Committees in the past. She enjoys taking Irish Dance lessons on Wednesday evenings, is a regular at our monthly Ceili and has been a volunteer for many years in “Annie’s Tea House” at our Fest. Theresa always has a smile and a cheerful greeting for everyone she meets and shares this with Ed, her husband for over 60 years, and their 6 children and 8 grandchildren.
Theresa Meren (center) surrounded by her family when she was presented
the 2018 Erin Award at the NCCIS “After Parade Party” on March 10, 2018.
On March 1, 2018, John Carney, the Governor of Delaware, declared March "Irish Heritage Month". All of the Irish organizations in Delaware were invited to the Governor's office for the reading and signing of the Proclamation. Representing The New Castle County Irish Society were our President, Phyllis White Pini, Secretary, Cathy Jones, and Bill Hickey.