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Irish Ambassador Visits Halifax

In recognition of our 225th Anniversary, Ireland’s newly-appointed ambassador to Canada, Ray Bassett, visited Halifax this spring. He attended the Society’s AGM and spoke about his work history and his excitement at being here in Canada. While he was in Halifax, he was guest speaker at the Holy Cross Restoration fundraising dinner, a 225th AnniversaryContinue Reading

Saint Mary’s University

Saint Mary’s University acknowledges that in its early years, it was the strong support that it received from the Irish Community, and the Charitable Irish Society, that helped foster its early growth and development.Continue Reading

IRELAND’S FORMER AMBASSADOR TO CANADA VISITS HALIFAX

Ireland’s former Ambassador to Canada, Declan Kelly, during a visit to Halifax, viewed the Charitable Irish Society’s Celtic Cross Memorial with Mayor Peter Kelly and members of HRM municipal council. From left to right: Ms. Dawn Sloan, HRM Councilor, District 12; Councilor Patrick Murphy, HRM Councilor, District 11; Mr. Declan Kelly, former Ambassador of IrelandContinue Reading

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