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2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade CANCELLATION

OFFICIAL PARADE CANCELLATION – The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ocean View, Norfolk scheduled for Saturday, March 14th is OFFICIALLY cancelled due to concerns of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  I know we’re all disappointed, but HEALTH & SAFETY must come first.  FYI, the Church Hill Irish Festival in RVA scheduled for next weekend has officially been POSTPONED. They … Continue reading

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March Meeting – Parade Plans + Leap Year (redux!)

MARCH IAS MEETING – Thursday, March 5th, 2020 7 pm in Ascension’s Community Center; doors open at 6:30 pm to set up Come help us nail down all the final details for the OV St. Patrick’s Day Parade! We’ll have a sign up sheet at the Fáilte Table when you enter for carrying our 32 Irish County Flags (first come, … Continue reading

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February Meeting w/ LEAP YEAR film & more fab raffles!

FEBRUARY IAS MEETING – Thursday, February 13th, 2019 7 pm in Ascension’s Community Center; doors open at 6:30 pm to set up PLEASE NOTE: We will be meeting the SECOND Thursday of February rather than the first due to a scheduling conflict beyond our control at Ascension. However, this makes for a nice combo VALENTINE’S DAY / LEAP YEAR program, … Continue reading

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IAS 40th Anniversary Emerald BALL

Join the Irish American Society of Tidewater as we celebrate 40 years of promoting and preserving Irish-American culture and history. The ball will feature Irish music and step dancing, community awards, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a DJ for dancing later on. Our goal is to host an event that encompasses and celebrates all aspects of Tidewater Virginia’s amazing Irish-American community. … Continue reading

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IAS January Meeting w/ *Irish Rafflemania* program!

JANUARY IAS MEETING – Thursday, January 9th, 2019 7 pm in Ascension’s Community Center; doors open at 6:30 pm to set up After a brief business meeting, we will be taking 2020 IAS annual dues & membership forms, selling EMERALD BALL tickets, socializing over refreshments (including the Cash Donation Bar plus any treats people bring to share), and holding IRISH … Continue reading

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