Céad Míle Fáilte!

A Hundred Thousand Welcomes to You

Irish in Virginia (IIV) members invite you to enjoy a modern Irish lifestyle and explore traditional Irish ways. Whether you are looking to meet up with the crowd, join in a music session, or you simply want to enjoy a special event, we have something for everyone. IIV is a group for those who want to enjoy the Irish ways with their families and meet new friends, no matter your own roots. Join our Facebook group for weekly activities and see our Calendar for up-to-date information.

2016 International Children’s Festival – Hampton

Upcoming Events

  • 5:00 pm 6:00 pm, August 18, 2017 – Friday Happy Hour
  • 6:00 pm 7:00 pm, August 22, 2017 – IIV Tuesday Pub Quiz
  • 5:00 pm 6:00 pm, August 25, 2017 – Friday Happy Hour

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Irish Genealogy Good News Story!

IGRS chairman recently made a breakthrough in his research after posting a query in the Society’s new Members’ Forum about his Belfast born relative Samuel S. McCurry, 1855-1946.

Check it out...all posts are free to view!

www.irishancestors.ie/success-in-the-forum/

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Note on Charlottesville. Name after name of those involved in inciting violence are Irish American names. I implore the Irish American community to remember where we came from and how fortunate we have been in the US as a group. I also implore the community to remember that we took the jobs at one time, we were the oppressed, we were the "others" and it is shameful to see so many of our young men acting out in such a manner. The Celtic Cross and Shamrock are not symbols of hate, but I saw lots of them tatooed on the arms of the white supremacists. ... See MoreSee Less

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