LISTED BELOW ARE UPDATES AS OF APRIL 18, ON ACTIVITIES AT THE IRISH CENTER DUE TO THE ONGOING CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS:


CRAFT MORNINGS -- No future dates have been selected.
NCCIS 2020 ELECTIONS -- Postponed to a future date. 
CEILI/SET DANCES -- The April and May Ceilis have been canceled.  
DANCE CLASSES -- Dance class has been canceled 
BLACKBURN'S PUB -- Because of the restrictions on the sale of liquor the Pub will be closed until the restrictions are lifted.
The JUNE 7, CASINO TRIP -- The Casino trip has been canceled.
JUNE 14 - PHILLIES BALL GAME TRIP -- As of now, this event is still scheduled to be held.
  
Additional updates will be posted as information becomes available. 

THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY IRISH SOCIETY ERIN AWARD WINNERS FOR 2020


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 2020 has been awarded to George and Eleanor Williams for their dedication and contribution to the promotion of Irish Heritage and Culture.  They have been dedicated volunteers for our Irish Society.  For many years George has donated one of his cars to drive the Erin Award winner in the St. Patrick Day parade.  This year his son will drive them in the parade.  Eleanor is one of our Irish dancers who attend dance class every Wednesday night at the club.  She is also a baker who donates wonderful bake goods for our Irish Festival and St. Patrick Day Dinner.  They both volunteer their time to help decorate our hall for whatever event we might have.  George and Eleanor are both here to promote Irish culture and this is the motto of our Irish Society.  Congratulations, George and Eleanor, and thank you for all you do for our Irish Society.  Since the St. Patrick’s Day Parade was canceled The Erin Award plaque will be presented to them at a later date.  Congratulations, George and Eleanor, and again thank you for your time and dedication to the Irish Society. 




~ FOOTBALL IN THE PUB ~

Sunday Football in the Pub is officially done for this season but it will return in September. Thank you to everyone who supported this new venture. I hope to see everyone back for the 2020 season.  For additional information call Jim Giles at 302-494-8943.  

THE NEW CASTLE COUNTY IRISH SOCIETY 2019 ERIN AWARD


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 2018 ERIN AWARD ~


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, the Irish Society wishes to thank you for your dedication and the time you spend with us.



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.