2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade

It was a cold day in Wilmington, but it didn't stop our members and dancers from marching up King St. in Wilmington.

March 2017 - "Irish Heritage Month"

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, Bill Hickey, Cathy Jones, and Carol Reilly.   


Irish Heritage Month 2016

Jack Merkell, 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 Cathy Jones, Ellie and George Williams.

Film of our November 2015 Ceili by Wilmington College

Wilmington College visited The New Castle County Irish Society’s February Ceili and filmed our dancers and interviewed Bud Burke and Mary Collins. It is to be included in their class on Irish Culture.  
Here is a link to their video
https://wilmu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Irish-American+Heritage+and+CultureA+A+Local+Perspective/1_hy7qa1ce

IRISH HERITAGE MONTH - March 2015

Jack Merkell, the Governor of Delaware, declared March "Irish Heritage Month". On March 2, 2015, 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 Phyllis White Pini, President; Jim Blackburn, Director; and Bill Hickey, Director.  
 
Governor Jack Merkell reading the Proclamation declaring
March 2015 "Irish Heritage Month


Governor Jack Merkell with all members of the Irish Organizations
who attended the reading and signing of the Proclamation