The 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be led by Tomás Trenor Puig – the fourth Marquis del Turia. Tomás’s great-great-great-grandfather was Thomas Trenor Keating (1798-1858) who emigrated to Spain from Limerick, Ireland, and settled down in Valencia in the 1820s. Thomas Trenor Keating’s grandson was Tomás Trénor Palavicino, who was granted the title of Marquis del Turia by King Alfonso XIII for the promotion and execution of the Regional Exhibition held in Valencia in 1909.Read more
The wait is almost over – St. Patrick’s Day is getting closer by the minute!
The 2019 event will take place at Tinglado 2 in the Port area of Valencia. It will start at 1130 on March 17th and will continue until 1430. Tinglado 2 is an iconic landmark of the city and will provide a spectacular setting for Valencia’s biggest ever St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival.Read more
On Saturday March 2nd 2019 the Valencia Irish Cultural Association hosted a matinee of Irish Short Films at Cinemas Las Vegas Valencia. Many members of the Irish and ex-pat communities and Valencian residents were treated to a screening of 4 short films by Irish directors. The award-winning films screened were Rúbaí, The Sound of People, The Crush and Yu Ming is ainm dom. Read more
The 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival will take place at Tinglado 2 in the Port area of Valencia. With support from the Ajuntament de Valencia, the Embassy of Ireland and Tourism Ireland, the 2019 event will build on the success of our first St. Patrick’s Day celebration in 2018. Read more
Friends of VICA Javier and Aidan will do a live intimate concert in Sankofa this Saturday, February 23rd, featuring guest musicians.
Valencia Irish Cultural Association’s first cultural event of 2019 will be a matinee of Short Irish Films. It will take place at Cinemas Las Vegas Valencia, Plaça de Fra Lluís Colomer 4, 46021 Valencia on Saturday, March 2nd from 1545 to 1800.
The afternoon will consist of 4 short award-winning Irish films – Rubaí (12 minutes), The Sound of People (7 minutes), The Crush (15 minutes) and Yu Ming is ainm dom (13 minutes). Each film will be followed by a short, open discussion. Read more
Our November cultural event is an evening of Irish Literature, and will take place in Mulligan’s Irish Pub on Calle Yecla 24.
The event will start at 6pm with poetry and short story readings. The main event will consist of a talk on James Joyce titled: “An Introduction to James Joyce and his Major Works”. Read more
Pádraig McCauley, an Irish singer-songwriter from County Armagh, will perform in Max Max Pub on Calle del Vinalopó 11 on Friday night, October 19th.
Pádraig has played extensively all over Ireland and Spain, and his energetic Irish set will no doubt make it a night to remember. Read more
San Vicent GAA club in Valencia is hoping to introduce Gaelic Football to schools in Valencia in 2018-2019.
On Saturday, September 15th the club had a great training/presentation session of Gaelic Football with the town hall. Almost 20 PE teachers, both primary and secondary, attended. The teachers enjoyed the session and seemed keen on introducing the game to their students. Read more
Starting on Monday 24th our Singer’s Circle will meet from 9pm-10pm in Sankofa Espai intercultural, C. Beata Inés (near Plaza Patraix).
It is open to the listening public as well as anyone who wants to sing a song of their own, or learn a new song or two. Read more