Golden Shamrock Club
The Golden Shamrock Club is currently not meeting due to Covid restrictions .However our Outreach Support/Welfare Advice services are available – see details in the 2nd to last paragraph.
The Golden Shamrock Club meets every Tuesday during term time from 11.30am to 3pm in the Members Bar at the Nottingham Irish Centre . There is music, dancing, bingo, a buffet lunch and plenty of craic , all for a small entrance.
The Club was founded in 2005 by a group of people initially brought together by Della Sweeney ,Gerry Molumby and Catherine Delaney . They were concerned that there were very little daytime “social outlet” for Irish Seniors, over the age of 55 years, their partners and friends from their local community. The group is run by a small committee, many of whom were founder members, who in addition to the regular weekly Club events ,also organise visits to and from other Irish groups and outings to places of general interest. With support from the late John Doherty and Silverdale coaches, members have also had an annual holiday to various places in Ireland; not only visiting many places of interest but also providing opportunities to meet up and spend time together with family and friends.An Anniversary Club party is held each September and a Christmas party. Members are welcome to celebrate their own birthdays at the Club, in fact most Tuesdays are like a party!!
If you’re interested in the Golden Shamrock Club and its activities then may we invite you to drop in at the Centre any Tuesday and see what we do? You will be most welcome.
If you have have any concerns or need advice then our Outreach Support/Welfare Officer is also at the Club to help. Advice and Support is available for people who have concerns over benefits, health, housing, passport and other issues. You can contact our Outreach Support/Welfare Officer by phone on 0791 503 7447 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
The Outreach Support Advice Service is currently funded by the Irish Government under the Emigrant Support Programme.
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann
The Nottingham Branch of Comhaltas meets every Tuesday evening , in term-time at the Irish Centre between 7pm and 11pm. Come and join the fun, or learn to play an instrument. Founded in 1977, the Nottingham Comhaltas promotes traditional Irish music, song and dancing for all age groups and abilities.
Nottingham Irish Set Dancers
The group meets every Sunday evening 7.30pm – 11pm in the Members Bar at the Centre. If you enjoy dancing, why not join this group? You will be made most welcome by the group’s leader Eugene Murphy. Keeps you fit with a good social atmosphere and craic. All ages welcome.
The ‘free’ Film Club normally meets on the 1st Monday of every month in the Members Bar. Attendance is ‘free’ and the showing starts at 7.30pm with a short introduction and discussion after the film. Every film is a renowned Irish Film (e.g., Michael Collins, Brooklyn, etc). You are welcome to attend and enjoy a relaxing evening.
Film Club – March 6th – Philomena (2014)
Nottingham St Patrick’s Day Festival
The Nottingham St Patrick’s day Festival has been held in Nottingham for the past 21 years, with the first in the Centenary Year 2000. The festival needs planning and support. Everyone is welcome to come and join the Committee, which holds its meetings, beginning in September each year, in the rear office at the Irish Centre.