February Newsletter

St PatSt. 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.

Stephen Moore, the former Wallabies’ Captain, will propose the Toast to “Australia Our Nation”; Justice Martin Daubney will again respond to the Toasts; and Archbishop Mark Coleridge, our Joint Sponsor, and Governor Paul de Jersey AC will be in attendance.

Please book your Table, part Table or individual booking promptly. Bookings close on 6 March.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

In years past, members of the QIA have played a prominent part  in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

We need your support as participants in this year’s Parade, which will assemble at 9.30am in the Botanic Gardens on Saturday 14 March.

Please notify  your intention to attend (together with your family and friends if possible) to  David O’Farrell on 0412720627, or Chris Peters at qiacp@outlook.com by Monday 9 March. A good number of supporters is vital. So please help.

Historical Talk

The Honorary Historians of the QIA, Rodney and Robin Sullivan, are giving a Presentation to the Royal Historical Society on Wednesday 11 March 2020.

Please find a link to a flyer advertising the event. Members are invited to attend, but places are limited.

St. Patrick’s Day Mass

The St. Patrick’s Day Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Stephen on St.Patrick’s Day, Tuesday 17 March 2020,  commencing at 10am.
All members are invited to attend.

Best wishes,

Jeff Spender

The Hon Jeffrey Spender QC
Queensland Irish Association