WELCOME TO THE MAY 2019 NEWSLETTER OF THE QUEENSLAND IRISH ASSOCIATION

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE The month of March saw the Feast of St Patrick which is widely celebrated throughout Queensland. This year, the QIA was represented at the St Patrick’s Day Mass in the Cathedral, and in the St Patrick’s Day Parade. Our great tradition of the St Patrick’s Eve Dinner was held on Thursday 14 March 2019 at the Pullman Hotel. It was a wonderful evening of fine speeches, a delightful dancing display by the Queensland Irish Dancers, an uplifting performance by the QIA Pipe Band, and great renditions of Irish songs by the band and the guests in the room. A lunch for members and friends was held on 24 May and featured presentations to Senator Clare Moore to mark her retirement from the Senate.…

February Newsletter

St. Patrick’s Eve Dinner It is now less than 4 weeks to the St. Patrick’s Eve Dinner at the Pullman Brisbane Hotel on Monday 16 March 2020, commencing at 6.30pm. Please click the links for the booking form and a flyer for the Dinner, which were omitted from the January Newsletter.…

Seamus Sullivan- Citizen of the Year

Seamus Sullivan, the Vice President of the Queensland Irish Association, has been announced as the CITIZEN OF THE YEAR at the 2020 Brisbane City Council’s Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Awards. Seamus Sullivan On behalf of all the members of the Queensland Irish Association, and recognising the many other organisations he is involved with, we extend our congratulations to Seamus for his magnificent contributions to the promotion of Irish culture in Brisbane, and in particular his efforts on behalf of the all the members of the Queensland Irish Association.…

2019 Financial Report and Annual General Meeting

Dear Members and Friends Please find the audited financial statements of the Queensland Irish Association for the year ended 30 June 2019 below. Audited financial statements of the Queensland Irish Association for the year ended 30 June 2019  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2019 at 6pm at Colmslie Hotel corner of Wynnum and Junction Rds Morningside We encourage you to attend for a report of the financial year past and the future activities of the QIA.…