Bermuda Irish Association Holding Gala Dinner

March 10, 2016

The Bermuda Irish Association is inviting the public to attend their upcoming gala black-tie dinner on April 9 in order to mark the anniversary of the 1916 Rising, as well as the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme.

The event will take place at 7.00pm at the Hamilton Princess.

The event poster says, “The Bermuda Irish Association cordially invites you to their gala black-tie dinner on April 9th to mark the anniversary of the 1916 Rising.

“This year also marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme which claimed the lives of 3,500 Irishmen including 2,000 from the communities in Northern Ireland.”


“The Gala dinner is a commemoration of the. historic events and all the subsequent history of our beautiful island and most importantly It is and will be a celebration of being Irish and all things Irish.

“On the night the key note speech will be delivered by Irish journalist and broadcaster George Hook who will cover 1916, and the subsequent events, over many years which brought the British and Irish governments closer together.

“Entertainment on the night will be provided by Irish musicians Sproai and Irish dancers, so join us for a commemoration of Irish history, culture, music, and of course the well known craic.”

Tickets to the event cost $150 per person, or $2,500 for a corporate table [10 people]. To RSVP, email or veale.michael©

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  1. drunken ursula says:

    Lets see how many of those people will come out to BERMUDA DAY PARADE….letting you foreigners know it happens every May 24th

    • Long Term Resident and BDA supporter says:

      My family and I never miss it Girl.

  2. Ms.Poli Tician says:

    How ugly we Bermudians have become:-( Did you even notice they are supporting a charity? A good charity that helps Bermuda residents?

  3. Long term resident says:

    Drunken Ursula you are as much of a foreigner as I am. Everyone came to this island from somewhere else, including your ancestors. How much of your time or money have you given to Bermudian charities this year?