• Irish Cultural Centre of New England Irish Cultural Centre of New England


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Mission Statement

Founded in 1989, the mission of the Irish Cultural Centre of New England (ICCNE), is to promote and organize Irish cultural, educational, sporting and social events.We aim to establish and sustain a facility where current and future generations of the New England community can participate in activities that promote Irish culture and heritage.


The ICCNE supports a variety of activities and events throughout the year at our handicpped-accessible Canton, MA facility and throughtout the region:

  • Weekly music sessions and set dancing
  • Irish language classes
  • Dance classes
  • Traditional Irish music lessons
  • Authors' readings
  • Drama presentations
  • Children's story hour and cultural enrichment programs
  • Genealogy
  • Library
  • Educational programs: exhibits and lectures
  • Concerts featuring Irish traditional and contemporary music

Held in June, our annual Irish Festival - which features Irish and Irish-related music (including bluegrass, Cape Breton, Celtic rock, etc.), arts and crafts, authors, instrument makers, and more - has become the largest of its kind in the country. It regularly attracts more than 25,000 people to our 46-acre wooded campus in Canton, MA.



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Would you recommend Irish Cultural Centre of New England?

by Clare O. (2013-09-16 21:41:44.0)
I followed the instructions on this site to volunteer at the Irish Cultural Center and also followed up that contact with an email to their staff. Never received a reply, nor even an acknowledgement of my interest. For an organization that, according to this site, needs assistance, they are not very responsive to those who might want to help them. I shall take my exceptional Microsoft Office Suite skills elsewhere!!