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Invitation to attend Commemoration Ceremony

20/07/2022
The GIFCC look forward to seeing you all in person at our Annual Commemoration on 28 August at the Hyde Park Barracks. If you are attending on the day, please RSVP here. For anyone that cannot attend, we will live stream the event on the day.

Memberships – renewals are now due!

20/07/2022
Have you renewed your GIFCC Membership? Or would you like to become a member? The Committee would like to thank all those who have renewed their membership this year and very special thanks to those who have added a donation. Memberships are essential for GIFCC Inc’s Department of Fair Trading compliance, participation and...

GIFCC AGM Update

23/05/2022
It is with pleasure that we advise a new Committee has been elected with details to be communicated in due course. We would like to express our appreciation to our retiring Board members for their contribution to the GIFCC and thank them most sincerely for serving on the Committee. Their willingness to donate their time and talent has contributed greatly to the success of our group. ...

How to research and write the life stories of Irish famine orphans

04/03/2022
By Amanda Midlam DEDICATED TO THE REMARKABLE YOUNG WOMEN WHO CHANGED THEIR LIVES FOREVER – AND SOME OF OURS – BY EMIGRATING FROM IRELAND WHILE STILL IN THEIR TEENS IN 1848 – 1859. This work was completed by Amanda Midlam as part of the course requirement for FOAR7004: Arts Internship for...

Annual General Meeting – (postponed from Nov 2021)

04/03/2022
The GIFCC will hold the 2021 Annual General Meeting on MARCH 26 TH 2022. The meeting will take place on Zoom to allow Covid-safe and accessible attendance for all. Please note, all attendees will be required to register to participate in the meeting. Financial members are entitled to vote. CommitteeCurrently...

Earl Grey Orphan Project

04/03/2022
This project was funded by an Irish Government Emigrant Support Programme Grant which paid for an historian to supervise six students at Macquarie University doing a Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) unit as part of their degree during Semester 1, 2021. The aim of the project was to research and...