Programme 2022-2023


Thursday 22nd – Brighid’s Diary

Brighid (Biddy) McLaughlin, Journalist, Storyteller


Thursday 13th – Visit from Hilda Roche, National ICA President

Charity Shop Fashion Extravaganza

Thursday 27th – All things Italian

Angela Keating Cipriani, Teacher and Tour Guide


Thursday 10th – Remembrance Service for recently deceased members

Guest speaker

Thursday 24th – The Art of Christmas Card Making

Di Ryan, Card Maker


Tuesday 6th December – Outing to An Grianan

Thursday 8th – Have a Berry, Berry Christmas

Anne O’Dea, Flower Arranging

Friday 16th – Christmas Dinner

Grange Golf Club

January 2023

Thursday 12th – Marie-Louise O’Donnell

Irish Academic and Broadcaster

Thursday 26th – Celebration of St. Brigid

New season of Hope and Growth
Guest speaker


Thursday 9th – International Night


Thursday 23rd – Gardening Talk

Guest speaker


Thursday 9th – Irish Night

Ceol & Craic

Thursday 23rd – Annual General Meeting

Guild Trophy Competition


Thursday 13th

No meeting (Easter week

Thursday 27th – Monastic Ireland – a Gift of the Nile

Alf Monaghan looks at near Eastern influence on early Irish Christianity


Thursday 11th – Charity Night

Thursday 25th – 30th Anniversary Celebrations


An Grianan

Christmas One Day Demonstrations on Tuesday 6th December 2022

Dublin Federation Weekend 2023

Annual Trip

May – details to come


Theatres / Musicals

Richmond Barracks, Inchicore

Russborough House



Monday 10:30 – 12:30 in the Parish Centre
Contact Colette Appleby

Book Club

The third Thursday of each month
7:30 in the Parish Centre
Contact Valerie Lynch Kelly

Cinema Club

First Mondays of the month
Contact Rachel Gillen

Dance Classes

Series of Social Dance Classes with Angeline Whelan
Contact Liz Walsh

Walking Group

Fortnightly walks on Tuesdays at various locations
Contact Rachel Gillen

Weekly Walks

Departs Marlay Park House every Wednesday at 10:45 a.m.
Contact Liz Walsh


Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. starting 21st September 2022
with Helen Morrow
Contact Breda Ahern

Other Activities

Dublin Federation Meetings and Events

Shoe Box Appeal

Regular competitions for all members