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...

Baile as baile

In conjunction with the Irish Support Agency’s “Baile as Baile” ( Home away from home) initiative to provide activities through December and January for those in the Irish Community who might be feeling isolated from family and friends due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, The GIFCC is hosting a tour to...

Mamre Fund Update

The Mamre Fund is the GIFCC’s first-established outreach programme which utilised funds held after the completion of the Australian Monument to the Great Irish Famine in 1999. At the time, Mamre was managed by the Sisters of Mercy under the leadership of Sr Marie-Louise Petro. Interest earned from the capital...

Request from Tipperary Town Heritage Group

“We are members of the Tipperary Town Heritage Group, a recently registered Charity. We have a verbal agreement with the Tipperary County Council (current owners of the Workhouse) for the lease and ownership of the Famine Workhouse in Tipperary town (pending our completion of a business plan which we are close...

Letter from Chair

Dear Members and Supporters, We are nearly at the end of what has been a torrid year; may we all  be able to enjoy a Happy Christmas and look forward to a better 2021. Despite the difficulties that Covid-19 brought during 2020, the GIFCC has continued to meet our objectives...

AGM – Notice of Meeting

The GIFCC Inc Annual General Meeting 2020 will take place on  SATURDAY, November 21st at 2 pm via Zoom. All positions are open for nominations as follows:- Chairperson, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Committee member (5 positions), ie., a total of nine (9) on the Committee. The Attendee Registration**, Nomination, and Proxy...