New date for AGM 2019

Please note that there is a change of date for the AGM 2019.

Press Release

From Mrs Josephine Helly, National President of the Irish CountryWomen’s Association.


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I work for BirdWatch Ireland and in a bid to raise awareness about our beloved garden birds I would like to offer my services by delivering illustrated talks


Map of Guilds – Welcome – History – What's On – Contacts – Gallery – News

Limerick Guilds


View ICA Guilds in a larger map

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Welcome to Limerick Federation

There are currently 27 Guilds throughout Limerick city and county the oldest being Knockcarron which was founded in 1925.

All of these guilds, with a combined membership of 550 approx., meet on a monthly basis. While organising and partaking in activities such as art, crafts, yoga, computer classes, cursaí gaeilge, historical outings, leisure walking etc. there is also time allocated to discuss women's views, to provide women with opportunities for personal development, mutual support, education and information, and issues that are fundamental to the provision of equality for women in Irish society today. 

The current Federation President is Mary Moloney a member of Drombanna Guild.

Bí Linn agus Fáilte

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Limerick History

Limerick Federation of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association was formed in 1944. However Limerick has been associated with ICA since the organisation was founded in 1910 and known originally as  the United Irishwomen. Early minute books record that ‘Limerick women were among the earliest members  of the United Irishwomen and list the names of Miss Smith -O’Brien, Ardagh, Miss Spring-Rice, Foynes, Mrs Cleary and Miss Gaffney, Kilmallock, Miss Hunt and Miss Bennett, Bruff and Miss Barrington, Murroe’.

The Treaty Stone with King John's Castle

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What's On – Limerick

Next Federation Meeting:

Wednesday 28th February 2018 @8pm

Woodlands House Hotel, Adare

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If you are interested in joining or setting up a Guild in Limerick please contact Federation Recruitment Officer, Maura Walsh, Mobile: 087 9153729 and she will put you in touch with a Guild that shares your interests.

Limerick Federation Guild Information:


 Guild  Venue  Monthly Meeting Night(s)
 & Time
 Contact Number

   3rd Thursday  Evelyn  Lambert 086 8824751
 Askeaton Community Hall  2nd Thursday
 Carol O'Keeffe 087 9721440

   1st Wednesday  Eimear O'Regan
087 9944806
 Ballyhahill Parish
 2nd Tuesday
 Pauline Sharpe
085 7404014
 Broadford  Community Centre
 2nd Tuesday
 Eimir Mullins Nash 087 7469452
 Caherdavin  Scout Hall
 2nd Thursday
 Deborah Geraghty
085 2739419
 Cappamore  Community Centre
 1st Monday
 Mary Blackwell
087 9048455

   3rd Wednesday  Agnes Collins
087 9343227
 Castlemahon  Community Hall
 1st & 3rd Monday
 Lisa O Donoghue 087 6858036
 Castletroy  Monaleen GAA Club
 3rd Monday
 Essie McGrath 086 3626545

   1st Tuesday  Mary Hall 061 353078 

   1st Thursday  Joan Meaney
087 4160197

   3rd Thursday  Anne Cummins
087 6605179

 Day Care Centre
 1st Wednesday
 Siobhán Harrold
086 6094064
 Feenagh  Community Centre
 1st Tuesday
 Joan O'Connell
087 7939915
 Fedamore  Community Centre  2nd Tuesday
 Mary Condon
086 3067469

   2nd Wednesday  Marion Maher Henessy 087 9710154
 Glin  Cloverfield
 2nd Friday
 Julie Ryan
087 3127200

   1st Tuesday  Grette Purcell
086 3317779

   2nd Tuesday  Mary O'Brien
087 2422660
 Kildimo  Seven Sisters
 1st Wednesday
 Maeve Bradley
087 9808088
   2nd Monday  Bridie Madigan
087 2035153
 Limerick City
 Raheen Hall 
 1st Wednesday
 Eilish Willis 087 3805196
 Mainistir na Féile
 Vocational School
 1st & 3rd Tuesday
 Anne Maria Dennison
086 8303774
  St Pauls
   1st Tuesday  Ann Gabbett
087 6411656
 Muintir Na Tire Hall
 1st Tuesday
 Brenda Maher
085 7166229
 Oola  Oola Community
 2nd Wednesday
 Maura McGrath
087 6322623

ICA Limerick Federation

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Limerick Federation - 70th Anniversary


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National Rally 2015

Some photos from the 2015 National ICA Rally. More

Limerick Federation 70th Anniversary

Sunday 14th September - 70th Anniversary lunch in the Woodlands House Hotel at 2pm More

Trip to Cotswolds

5 day trip to the Cotswolds has been organised from 29th September, 2014 More

Limerick Drama Finals


A Big Thanks

A big thank you to everyone who supported various Federation charity events More


Comhgairdeas to all who had entries More

Limerick Lace

Classes in a craft which is indiginous to this area… More

Become a Member

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