Mission: The irish heritage club is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious organization that organizes and promotes activities of an irish cultural nature in the greater seattle area, the state of washington, usa. These activities include performances of irish music, irish dancing, irish language, irish history, gaelic games, and cultural exchanges with our sister city of galway, ireland. We also sponsor concerts, plays, lectures, movies, parties and other social events.
Programs: The seattle gaels hosted the noth american gaelic athletic association championship involving about 1,500 athletes competing in various competitions in the irish games of gaelic football, hurling and camogie.
ceol cascadia irish music week at evergreen state college. Classes taught students how to play different irish musical instruments & how to sing songs in irish and english. There was an attendance of 85 live-in students each day for five days.
organized seattle's st. Patrick's day parade along fourth ave in downtown seattle, with about 2,000 parade participants and up to 10,000 spectatorsorganized seattle's irish festival at the seattle center, with about 10-15,000 attendeessponsored various events showcasing irish music, irish dancing, irish language, and irish history