The Irish Society Awards Program The Irish Society is proud to sponsor these awards to recognize current and past contributions to the Greater Irish Community. These awards are presented to persons, businesses, musicians and authors from within the Greater Irish Community in the National Capital Region, Eastern Ontario, and Western Quebec. Please see the awards criteria below and submit your nominations for the 2017 Irish Society of the National Capital Region's 3rd Annual Irish Society Awards Night. Download PDF Nomination form Submit award nominations to: Tracey Dixon past-pres@irishsocietyncr.com Or Eva Plunkett secretary@irishsocietyncr.com ORClick here to submit your nominations online NOW! Nominations must be submitted by 10 June 2017 to be considered. The Irish Society Awards Program Criteria for Awards Large Business of the Year Must have more than 15 Full Time staff members Must have a Business in the National Capital Region including the Ottawa Valley and West Quebec Promotes or has Irish culture within the community Promotes and Assists in Irish Immigration to our Area Volunteer of the Year Volunteer for an Organization which promotes Irish Heritage/Culture Liven in the Ottawa/West Quebec Area Musician/Band of the Year Lives in the Ottawa/West Quebec Area Promotes and Plays Celtic/Irish Music Irish Society Person of the Year Lives in the National Capital region including the Ottawa Valley and West Quebec Supports the Society in promoting Irish Culture with in the National Capital Region Irish Society Scholarship Award $1000 Must be a student attending University/College in the National Capital Region Must be enrolled in a field which promotes Irish Culture Must volunteer for an Organization which promotes Irish Culture.


July 16th 2017  - St. Patrick's Day in July! Come enjoy St. Patrick's Day for the second time this year with the Ottawa Champions at RCGT Park! Participate in themed games, listen to Irish music, watch Irish dancing and enjoy the art of wearing GREEN! At RCGT picnic zone you can overlook the field from the North-West corner of the ballpark. This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the game with an all-you-can eat BBQ and drinks! The activities run from 11:30- 1:30. Adult tickets are $30 with an $8 donation back to Irish Society, Children tickets are $15 with $4 donation to Irish Society. Download the form HERE.  


Irish Seniors' Social Group Tuesdays Irish Seniors' Social Group Centre St. George's Church Parish Hall 415 Piccadilly Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 0H3 Take Bassett Lane off Island Park Drive or Piccadilly Avenue off Wellington Street Every Tuesday between 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (Closed in July and August) For more information, please call either 613-829-8467 or 613-224-2852. Memories of the PastMembers of the Irish Seniors' Social Group have written their first-ever publication, "Memories of the Past" - a touching collection of stories and recipes. The book is an exciting collection of stories that trace the sadness of leaving Ireland and the memories of a way of life which has changed dramatically since members emigrated from Ireland more than half a century ago. Other contributions trace the development of Irish culture in the Ottawa area and the strong links with Irish heritage that have survived time and memory.


Past Events First Annual Irish Society Awards Evening Selections Small business of the year Sue Fay Healy School of Traditional Dance Large Business of the year Bradley-Kelly Construction Limited Volunteer of the year Sean Kealey Musician / Band of the year Saint Brigid's Sunday Breakfast Musical Group Irish Person of the year Kevin Dooley Irish Society Scholarship Award Becky Ewald Irish Society Founders Award Patrick Scott 2015 Saint Patrick's Parade Awards Best Marching Band Sons of Scotland Pipes & Drums -Ottawa Best Float Beau's All-Natural Brewing - Vankleek Hill Best Group Greyhound Society of the National Capital Region - Ottawa Best of all others Trillium Academy of Irish Dance - Ottawa

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