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The Trustees of the Honourable the Irish Society are delighted to announce the appointment of Duane Farrell as Secretary & Chief Executive of the Society in ...
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VISIT TO NI : 11–14 JUNE 2023

The Governor, Alderman Sir William Russell led a formal deputation of Trustees to the Province, enjoying: A boat trip up the River Bann (on board the ...
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Visit to NI : 26-28 February

Senior Trustees of the Irish Society – Alderman Sir William Russell (Governor); Wendy Hyde (Deputy Governor) and Deputy Edward Lord (Deputy Governor Elect) – made a short but busy visit ...
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North West Regional College scholarships “a brilliant start to 2023”

The Irish Society’s Representative attended North West Regional College on 6 February 2023 to present seven new scholarships to trainees at Greystone and Springtown.  NWRC ...
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Game Angling Seminar November 2022

17th November 2022: The Irish Society recently arranged a game angling seminar in Coleraine which was attended by over 80 anglers, including some young girls who ...
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Autumn visit to NI (9th-12th October 2022)

Five Trustees (including the Deputy Governor, Deputy Governor Elect and three new members) made a formal visit to Northern Ireland to call on grant recipients ...
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Acorn North West Flood Fund

In response to a sudden and significant flooding flood event in the Foyle valley – focussing on the area of Strabane, Eglinton and parts of Derry-Londonderry – ...
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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 Leaflet Festival of Game Fishing
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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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