WELCOME TO THE OCTOBER 2018 NEWSLETTER OF THE QUEENSLAND IRISH ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 6:30pm Wednesday 21 November 2018 Wests Bulldogs Rugby Club 65 Sylvan Rd Toowong  The Meeting will be held on the first floor which is accessible by stairs and the lift. The bar and dining will be available on the ground floor both before and after the meeting. Parking is free NOMINATIONS FOR ELECTION TO THE BOARD The following nominations for election to the Board were received: President Proposer Seconder Jeffrey Spender Seamus Sullivan John Leahy Vice President Seamus Sullivan Jeffrey Spender John Leahy Treasurer John Leahy Jeffrey Spender Seamus Sullivan Directors Michelle Hayes Jeffrey Spender Seamus Sullivan Angela Laylee Jeffrey Spender Seamus Sullivan Mark Morrissey Jeffrey Spender Seamus Sullivan David O’Farrell Jeffrey Spender Seamus Sullivan Christopher Peters Jeffrey Spender Seamus Sullivan Mavis Williams Jeffrey Spender Seamus Sullivan   As the number of nominations is sufficient to fill the available vacancies, a ballot will not be required.…

CHRISTMAS GATHERING

Friday 7 December 2018 – from 6pm Chadwick’s Room Carina Leagues Club 1390 Creek Road Carina     *****Christmas Music          *****Door Prize & Raffles *****Free Parking *****Finger Food Will Be Provided *****Drinks & Dining at Your Expense                    Bus Stop outside the Club Bus from Ann St, King George Square to Creek Rd Stop 10 Bus from Adelaide St to Creek Rd Bus from Queens St Terminal to Carindale & then take 598 to Carina Leagues Club   QIA’s New Range of Merchandise on sale If you are coming, please let us know by sending an email to – enquiries@queenslandirish.com DEADLINE FOR REPLIES IS FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2018…

SPEECHES FROM THE DOCK

Wednesday 28 November 2018 The Literature & History Sub-Committee have organised an event featuring speeches made by significant people in Irish history from the dock as they faced charges in court.…

AGM Reminder

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING    6:30pm Wednesday 21 November 2018 Wests Bulldogs Rugby Club 65 Sylvan Rd Toowong   The Meeting will be held on the first floor which is accessible by stairs and the lift.…

PATRICK BRENNAN OAM – RIP

QUEENSLAND IRISH ASSOCIATION members are respectfully requested to attend the funeral of QIA Life Member and former QIA President 1994-2001, Patrick Brennan, this Thursday 8th at St John Vianney’s Catholic Church, Corner Kooraglin and Ernest Streets Manly at 11am followed by burial at Hemmant Cemetery.…