The Honourable
The Irish Society

Committed to serving the community

The Honourable The Irish Society

The Honourable The Irish Society is a grant-giving charity working for the benefit of County Londonderry and neighbouring areas.

It also manages property and fishing for the benefit of the local area.

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Our Recent Grants

We welcome applications from individuals and local organisations – from amateur sports and senior citizens clubs; youth groups; community, residents, workers and health associations to schools and other educational bodies – across the entire County. 

Foyle Women’s Aid : we are here – TALK TO US

Established in 1976, Foyle Women’s Aid offers specialist community services to women in the Foyle, Limavady and Strabane areas by providing secure, supported, short term …

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Golden Apples Players, Omagh

Formed in January 2020, just before the Covid-19 pandemic, The Golden Apples Players is a not-for-profit constituted, voluntary, fully inclusive, cross-community performing Arts group based …

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Harry Gregg Foundation

A big name in sporting circles for over 70 years, Harry Gregg OBE agreed in late 2014 to a charitable foundation being set up in his …

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Pushkin Trust

Offering ‘Creative and Inspired Learning since 1987’, The Pushkin Trust works in 600 schools across Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and Russia – encouraging children …

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REACH, Limavady

Part of the Limavady Community Development Initiative, the Roe Valley Equal Ability Community Hub is a social club established in January 2020 for the adult …

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Roe Valley Enterprises Ltd

Founded in 1992 to support urban and rural regeneration within Limavady, Roe Valley Enterprises’ work focuses on offering financial, technical and advisory services for new …

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Virtual Festival of Game Fishing

Causeway BEP Careers Convention

Having sponsored this annual event with a grant of £5,000 for a number of years, the Irish Society was delighted to learn that Causeway Business …

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Virtual Festival of Game Fishing, March 12th 2021

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New Appointments

The Rt Hon. The Lord Mayor, Alderman William Russell has been confirmed as the Irish Society’s Governor for the next three years – although past Governor, …

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Thanks from Cavell Nurses’ Trust

Following a further grant payment of £10,000 towards the Trust’s incredibly valuable work, John Orchard (Chief Executive) wrote to thank the Irish Society “for your …

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Further Covid-19 related Grants

In addition to grants agreed by the Local Advisory Committee in May 2020, it was recognised that there were still many individuals and groups in …

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School prize-giving

Although Trustees were unable to visit and attend the traditional prize-giving ceremonies this year, the Secretary was invited to participate in an outdoor event staged …

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Latest News and Events

We welcome applications from individuals and local organisations – from amateur sports and senior citizens clubs; youth groups; community, residents, workers and health associations to schools and other educational bodies – across the entire County. 

About Us

The Irish Society applies the income derived from its properties in Londonderry and Coleraine, and from its investment portfolio to a wide range of local causes

Charitable Grants

Grants from a few hundred pounds to £2,000 are awarded to a wide range of local causes on the basis of need

Fishing

Get advice on the local fisheries, where to stay, tackle, local fly patterns, angling guides, other useful local contact information