IMPORTANT NEWS: Celtic Groups join together to lobby Government for formal recognition, policy changes, Celtic Affairs Branch. To see full brief presented to Government enter here.
Welcome to the Irish Canadian Cultural Association of New Brunswick
This site is dedicated to the thousands of Irish emigrants who traveled the Atlantic in the early 19th Century and made New Brunswick their home.
If you're visiting from New Brunswick and haven't heard of us yet, read about us, find a chapter near you or an upcoming event in your area.
If you're "from away"and a history or genealogy buff, check out people, places and stories for a wealth of information on New Brunswick's Irish past.
Please drop in to our Shamrock Leaf newsmagazine page! This magazine is read world-wide! Older issues can be found here on-line. Up-to-date issues are available only to members.
We welcome new members and you don't have to be a resident of New Brunswick to join our organization! Applications are available on-line.
NEW FEATURE: Logic Puzzles - Just a wee bit of fun. Test your brain power by solving the puzzles with only a handful of clues! Click here to go to our puzzle page. Good luck!
New Brunswick Irish Portal, the most comprehensive, on-line set of fully-searchable, freely available Irish-related databases in the country!
Visit the site today at http://archives.gnb.ca/Irish/Default.html to start your journey through New Brunswick's Irish past.
Provincial ICCANB Executive
The current Executive of the Provincial Body of the Irish Canadian Cultural Association:
Past President - Bruce Driscoll - Fredericton
President - Keith Vickers - Miramichi
1st Vice President - Greg Riordon - Bathurst
2nd Vice President - Marijke Blok - Saint John
Secretary - Beth McDermott - Fredericton
Treasurer - Marilyn Driscoll - Fredericton
Bursary - Patricia O'Leary-Coughlan - Fredericton
Membership at large - Marilyn Driscoll - Fredericton
If you would like to contact any member of the Executive, please contact us and we will forward your message.
This section provides relevant links for those of us interested in all things Irish. If you have any suggestions for a pertinent link, please contact us with your contribution. Enter here to see the list of current links.
Annual Inishowen Fiddle Award
The ICCANB is proud to offer an opportunity for young New Brunswick fiddlers to showcase their talent.
Intended as a means to recognize the efforts and progression of young New Brunswick fiddlers between 13 and 19 years of age, this award includes the use, for one year, of a prestigious fiddle provided by the Inishowen Development Corporation in Ireland, a plaque for individual recognition, and a guaranteed spot to play on stage at the following Irish Festival in Miramichi.
If you are, or know of, a deserving young fiddler in the province, please have this application completed and sent to the address indicated for consideration of this award.