We are a non-profit, non-political,
non-religious organization that promotes Irish cultural
activities in the greater Seattle and Puget Sound
areas, especially activities that promote the Irish
language, Irish music, Irish dancing, Irish history,
Gaelic games, and cultural exchanges between the Puget
Sound area and Ireland.
Membership is open to anyone interested in "things
information on the Club
and it's activities throughout the year is available below.
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Irish Heritage Club is a non-profit organization that is registered as a non-profit corporation in the State
of Washington (UBI Number
601883728), as a tax exempt public charity granted 501(c)(3) status by the
Internal Revenue Service, and is City of Seattle
Business Customer # 37047. Click the underlined words to view the legal
documentation. All contributions are tax deductible and paper receipts for all donations will be provided
upon request. Contact Treasurer@irishclub.org.
Irish Heritage Club Officers and
Board of Directors
Irish Heritage Club Officers and Board Members elected at the June 2008 Annual General Meeting (AGM) were, back row from left: Candace Dunne, Mary Dunne, Jay Rathbun, Ralph Kosche, Mardi Karr, and John Keane. Front from left: Suzanne Green, Jane Sepede, Melissa Estelle (2008-9 President), Nanci Spieker and Frank Gill.
Irish Heritage Club organizes and helps sponsor in
the Seattle area on an annual basis:
The Irish Week Festival leading up to St. Patrick's
including the St. Patrick's Day Parade, the Seattle
Center IrishFestival, Irish Week Proclamation Luncheon, St.
Patrick's DayDash, Mass For Peace, Irish Soda Bread Contest,
etc.For Irish Week information, or to volunteer,call 206-223-3608 or e-mail the Irish Week Committeeat IrishWeek@irishclub.org.
Annual FEISEANNA (Irish Stepdancing Festivals or Competitions),
Stepdancing Classes. Call 206-223-3608.
The Seattle Gaels Men's and Women's Gaelic Football
& Hurlingteams, which are affiliated with GAA headquarters
in Dublin. Seedetailed information on our SEATTLE
GAELS PAGE or email theGaels
The Irish Community Picnic held each summer at alocal area State Park, an annual event in Seattle
since the1920s. Call 206-223-3608 or e-mail theIrish
Heritage Club Secretary.
Nollaig na mBan (Mother's Christmas Dinner),
whichcelebrates an Irish tradition of honoring mother's
on the 12thDay of Christmas. For more information, call 206-223-3608.
The Seanchaí (Gaelic for Storyteller),
an informational clubNewsletter, published six times annually for members.Call 206-223-3608 or e-mail the Seanchai
The SEATTLE IRISH NEWS/EVENTS, a free email newsletter with News and Events from Seattle's
IrishCommunity, as well as various interesting tidbits
fromIreland. To subscribe or to receive a copy, send
youremail address to List@irishclub.org.
The Irish Heritage Club also helps sponsor the annual Irish Law
Fellowship Program, the annual Matt Talbot Dinner in support of
the homeless, the annual Irish Day at the Races at Emerald
Downs, the annual Mass of Remembrance in Gaelic, the annual James Joyce
Bloomsday celebration, and Seattle's Sister City relationship
with Galway, Ireland. In addition, we periodically sponsor Irish
concerts, parties, lectures, movies (e.g. Seattle's annual Irish
Reels Film Festival) and other social events.
Irish Heritage Club Membership is open to anyone interested
in "things Irish". We again invite you to complete and mail ourMembership Application.
For additional information on the
organization and its activities, call the Irish Hot-line
at 206-223-3608, or write: IRISH HERITAGE CLUB P.O. Box 75123 Seattle, WA 98125, or e-mail the Irish
Heritage Club Secretary.
GAELS GAELIC FOOTBALL & HURLING Sponsored by Seattle's Irish Heritage Club, the Seattle Gaels
Gaelic Footballers & Hurlers organize Men's and Women's
teams that annually compete in the North American Gaelic
Football & Hurling Championships. For more information,
call Rob Mullin on 206-953-8460, write Seattle Gaels P.O. Box 75123 Seattle, WA 98175-0123, email the Gaels
Secretary or visit the SEATTLE