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Gaelic Football Mixed Sevens Tournament & 2011 registration

Ladies & gents,

Want to get fit, meet new people and have fun?

Join up to the ISSC mixed sevens tournament, all skill levels welcome.

Registration & training: Saturday March 26th at 7pm at Andy Livingstone Park
Tournament: Saturdays April 2nd to May 7th atAndy Livingstone Park at 7pm

$40 entry fee and there are prizes for 1st & 2nd placed teams!/event.php?eid=169818326403020 sign up on our facebook page.

Celtic Connection Fundraiser – March 19

The Celtic Connection is 20 years old
and we still need your support!

VANCOUVER – You have watched us grow and evolve and become the “Voice of the Celts” across Western Canada and the U.S. Pacific Northwest for the past 20 years.

Now, to celebrate our 20th anniversary, The Irish Heritage Society is generously sponsoring a fundraising dinner and dance (see below) and silent auction on Saturday, March 19.

Where: St. Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Hall
3150 Ash Street (16th & Ash), Vancouver

When: Saturday, March 19

Time: 7 PM

Cost: $60 – dinner/dance/entertainment/silent auction

The evening features a fantastic line-up of some of our best local Celtic entertainers:

The Rogues and Tinkers
The Irish Wakers
Roolya Boolya
The de Danaan Irish Dancers
The BC Regiment of the Irish Pipes and Drums
Everyone is invited and we need your support to help make this evening a smashing success. A special invitation is extended to the new immigrants arriving on our shores. This is a great opportunity to network and meet the community.

If you can contribute any items for the silent auction, it would also be greatly appreciated.

All proceeds from this event will help ensure that The Celtic Connection will continue publishing and serving the Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English communities and be here for a new generation of arrivals.

Don’t delay…get your tickets for this important event NOW!!!

Call George McDonnell at (604) 270-2881 or e-mail: or call Catholine Butler at (604) 434-3747 or e-mail:

2011 Membership fees

The fees are as follows:

Individual player membership $100

First time non-Irish player membership $60

Individual social membership $25

7’s Tournament only (tournament starts in April) $40

Student Membership player $60

*****Early registration bonus: Pay your membership before April 1st and be entered into a draw to win your fees back!*******

Six Nations Rugby at Smileys

Six Nations Rugby can be seen live at Smileys on 911 West Pender St
Saturday 5th February – Italy v Ireland -  (6.30am)
Sunday 13th February – Ireland v France -  (7am)
Sunday 27th February – Scotland v Ireland – (7am)
Saturday 12th March – Wales v Ireland -  (9am)
Saturday 19th March – Ireland v England – (9am)
Any queries, ring Smileys on 604 622 8866
Pat Lowney

ISSC Quiz & Registration night

The annual ISSC quiz night will take place at Smileys on 911 West Pender street at 8pm on Saturday January 29th.
$40 per team of 4, please RSVP on our facebook page.!/event.php?eid=147026058686524

There will also be club registration for new members from 7:30pm in Smileys before the quiz.

Fundraiser for Clare Boggan

Kevin and Stephanie Boggan, along with their children Caley & Clare,
have given generously of their time and energy to our Vancouver GAA
community in years past. Stephanie served on the ISSC committee and
Caley played for the Harps.

Please visit or
to learn more about Clare’s journey over the last 3 years.

A Fundraiser to help Clare Boggan seek alternative treatment in her
battle to fight cancer will be held February 5 at the Cambrian Hall,
215 E. 17th Ave. in Vancouver. Doors open at 7 PM. Entertainment by
The Rogues and Tinkers.

A large silent auction will take place downstairs. Donations are
welcomed. Tickets are $20, all tickets will be pre-sold (no tickets at
the door).

To purchase tickets e-mail: or call 604-254-5259.

Danny Burns memorial benefit

Feed the Hungry Benefit

Sunday, December 12 2010
The Wolf and Hound
3617 West Broadway, Vancouver
Tel: 604 738 8909
Doors: 4pm  $10 cover

All proceeds to: Union Gospel Mission

Rogues n’ Tinkers ❄ Blackthorn
B.C. Regiment Irish Pipes & Drums
The Streels ❄ Pat Chessell
Ballyhooley ❄ The Irish Wakers
Door prizes and more!…