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About Us

Founded in 1976, ICCD promotes personal connections throughout the Delaware Valley by hosting cultural events such as the Wilmington St. Patrick's Day Parade and the Irish Culture Club of Delaware's Festival & and Feisanna. Our mission is to preserve and share Irish history, culture, and traditions in our community. The ICCD promotes lifelong learning, advances knowledge of Irish culture, and strengthens our community through outreach and events.

Our Mission

Our Mission Statement

Irish Culture Club of Delaware works to improve the quality of life in our communities for individuals and families – regardless of ethnicity.  We do this by preserving and celebrating Irish heritage and culture and sharing our cultural experiences with everyone.

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  1. We commit ourselves to promoting the Irish culture to benefit Irish Americans and all others – be they native Americans or of immigrant cultures.

  2. We will take the necessary risks to host events that connect with others and share our positive experiences.

  3. We participate in community development through events, fundraising, and providing scholarships.

  4. We will reflect this commitment in our governing structures, our dialogue with the entire community, and our relationship with all peoples.

Our Team

Our Team

Meet Our Officers

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David Ireland

President

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Connell Boyce

Vice President

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Martine Slicer

Treasurer

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Walter Ferris

Secretary

Board Members

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Eileen McKeown

Board Member

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Kara Briggs

Board Member

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Kathi  Twohig-Hamelin

Board Member

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Emily Leach

Board Member

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Brian Raughley

Board Member

Committees

Membership Committee
  • Kevin Freel

  • Kara Briggs

  • Emily Leach

  • Connell Boyce

Bylaws Committee
  • Paul Dolan

  • Kara Briggs

  • Kevin Freel

  • Greg McCoy

  • Dave Ireland

  • Connell Boyce

Advancement Committee
  • Phil Leach

  • Emily Leach

  • Brett Taylor

  • Lisa Hemphill

  • Eileen Paulson

  • Connell Boyce

  • Dave Ireland

Feis Committee
  • Nora Smith

  • Eileen Paulson

  • Paul Dolan

Finance Committee
  • Phil Leach

  • Paul Dolan

  • Dave Ireland

  • Martine Slicer

Sunshine Committee
  • Nora Smith

  • Eileen Paulson

  • Eileen McKeown

Parade Committee
  • Loria Bafundo

  • Patrick Kelly

  • Leonard Bafundo

  • Jim Harkin

  • Dave Ireland

Scholarship Committee
  • Nora Smith

  • Dave Ireland

  • Jimmy Mallon

Usgaa Committee
  • Connell Boyce

  • Dave Ireland

  • Kathi Twohig-Hamelin

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