“Who goes there?” event at Hyde Park Barracks – April 3rd – May 30th
Please refer to the following link to read more about Sydney Living Museum’s “Reflections on identity” theme featuring an installation designed by prominent Australian artist Fiona Hall: https://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/exhibitions/who-goes-here Four representatives of the GIFCC will participate in the launch on April 1st. Make the most of your visit to see the...
St Patrick’s Day
While St Patrick’s Day is on Wednesday March 17th, the Sydney Festival will take place in The Rocks on Sunday 21st. Further details at:-https://www.sydneystpatricksday.com/gallery In tandem with the Festival, the Irish Consulate is presenting “Generation Green”, highlighting members of the younger generation who have Irish heritage. Further details here! Are...
Australia Day Honours 2021
Congratulations go to former GIFCC Chair, Dr Perry McIntyre, who received a Member of Australia award in the Australia Day Honours; Perry’s citation read “For significant service to history preservation and genealogy organisations”. Well done Perry!
Dear Members and Supporters
We are well into the new year and so far, 2021 in Australia is shaping up as a better year than the last one and there’s hope that the vaccines will bring a safer, Covid-free world. I’m sure many of us are keen to be able to spread our wings...
New music from Fintan Vallely
Dear friends and colleagues, Please pardon the intrusion into your seclusion with this message to announce the final coming together of a selection of new tunes by myself. Fuller details on WWW.imusic.ie. All forms of interest will be deeply appreciated. Best wishes for the upcoming year of the vaccine, when there might even...
Thank you and Farewell to Martin
Martin Folan has recently resigned from the GIFCC, and therefore his position as Vice-Chair, due to personal family commitments. We appreciate his 25 years of dedicated commitment and contribution to the GIFCC and on behalf of us all, an enormous THANK YOU! Martin was recently presented with an award in...