The New York Irish Center first opened its doors in 2005 and operates as a community center for native Irish immigrants and those of Irish descent in the greater metropolitan area of New York. Their primary objective is to provide front-line services, both cultural and social. Their mission is informed by three words: Community. Culture. Care. The New York Irish Center focuses on a range of subjects from immigration support to providing assistance to the elderly. The New York Irish Center also prides itself on providing cultural programs including classes, activities, and public performances that afford their community the opportunity to explore their Irish heritage which brings the community together.
In 2017 The Emigrant Support Programme was delighted to support the New York Irish Center and provide funding for three important projects:
For more information on the New York Irish Center and the work they do please visit http://www.newyorkirishcenter.org/index.cfm