Kids Christmas Party
The Kids Christmas Party will be held on December 8th between 2-5 in the party room of 939 Expo Blvd., Vancouver, BC V6Z 3G7. Entrance is on Beattie St. between Smythe and Nelson.
Please arrive punctually with gift/s for your child/children which will be placed under the tree for Santa to present.
ISSC Carol Singing (for Covenant House)
On December 14th, ISSC members will take to the streets of Vancouver to show that they are multi-talented and will be Carol Singing along Granville Street, to raise money for Convenant House and spread some Christmas spirit.
We encourage members old & new to come out and have some fun while raising money for a good cause. Further details will be posted to Facebook & the ISSC website over the next week.
Our annual Race Night fundraiser will be Saturday August 17th in the Croatian Cultural Centre.
The funds raised goes towards helping our teams participate in the Western Canadian Finals in Edmonton and the North American County Board Finals in Cleveland.
There will be a full race card on the night with prize money for the winners.
You can sponsor a horse for $60 ($20 for each of Horse, Trainer & Jockey) or if you know any company interested in sponsoring a race it will be $300.
The corporate sponsor will have a race named after them and will receive advertising on the night as well as some small advertising on our website/facebook leading up to the event.
Races will be shown on the big screen and live commentary will be provided by the best Vancouver has to offer.
The bar will be open till late and please be reminded that you will need to be 19 years and over to enter.
Bring your family, friends & colleagues along for a great evening and enjoy a great night at the races.
As part of The Gathering 2013 celebrations in Ireland, Bray Emmets GAA (Co.Wicklow) are hosting the world Kick-Fada competition on the weekend of September 14th.
ISSC Vancouver have been approached with an opportunity to send 2 members back to Ireland to compete in the competition.
The ISSC Vancouver committee has decided to open this opportunity up to all Canadian GAA members and host a qualifier in Vancouver.
The qualifier will take place in Capilano Rugby Club, West Vancouver on the weekend of August 10th and will coincide with the conclusion of the Vancouver Summer Leagues.
The prize on offer is 750euro towards a flight home plus 2 nights accommodation in Bray on the weekend of the world Kick-Fada competition for 1 male & 1 female.
The qualifier is free to enter for any fully paid Canadian GAA member.
If you are interested in taking part, please contact us via email at email@example.com
The Vancouver GAA Tournament is this weekend July 13th in Capilano Rugby Club, Klahanie Park, North Vancouver.
Games are scheduled to begin at 10am and will feature games in all codes. There will be a number of teams from Vancouver involved along with a team from Seattle.
There will also be other activities through out the day including a GAA youth camp, Irish Dancing performance & live music.
The bar in Capilano will be open through out the day and there will be food available on site.
The tournament after party will be in Mahony & Sons (Burrard Landing) from about 8.30pm.
We encourage everyone to come out and enjoy the day, and to bring along friends & family to experience Gaelic Games.
6th Annual Seattle Games
On Saturday, June 22nd, teams from Vancouver will travel to participate in the 6th Annual Seattle Games.
We will be competing in Hurling, Mens & Ladies Football as well as Camogie. For more, please see the Seattle Gaels website were you can find the schedule of the days games & details of the after party .
All support is welcome and it is sure to be a very exciting day.
ISSC Vancouver City Leagues
Following on from the success of our Ladies Football City League in 2012, we are proud to be expanding our City League format to both Mens & Ladies Football in 2013.
Our Ladies League began in late May and has been running every Thursday night from 6.30pm in Brockton Oval, Stanley Park.
They have 2 more weeks of games before they break & turn their focus towards the Western Canadian Championship. If you have Thursday evening free, be sure to get to Brockton and you will be guaranteed a couple of fiercely contested games.
Our Mens League kicked off on Saturday June 15th. The 4 team competition will run over the summer, with the league final scheduled for early August. Keep an eye on the ISSC Facebook page for a schedule of games. Round 2 is down to be played on July 5th, in Klahaine Park, North Vancouver. You can get a recap of Saturdays games by reading the below Match Reports, which have been colorfully depicted by Tadhg Egan.
Match Reports – June 15th – Mens Football
Thanks to both our Ladies & Mens Reps for organizing and making the City Leagues a great success.