IBS Crest The Irish Benevolent Society of London
The Irish Benevolent Society, since 1877, has provided an opportunity in the London area for
the Irish and their descendants of all faiths, and their friends, to work together in harmony
for the purpose of preserving their Irish heritage and performing works of benevolence.

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Irish History & Culture

Lucan Area Heritage Museum (www.donnellymuseum.com)

This non-profit organization celebrates and promotes the Irish heritage of Lucan, Ontario, and area. Their museum gathers and displays artifacts, records and photographs relating to the early Protestant and Roman Catholic immigrants, most from West Tipperary, and their descendants.

Forest City Feis (www.theforestcityfeis.com)

The Forest City Feis (pronounced "fesh") is an organization which exists solely for the purpose of promoting Irish culture in the City of London in the form of dance, music, song, and other Celtic interests. The Irish Benevolent Society provides funding assistance to the Feis, as well as three bursaries in recognition of three Past Secretaries of the Society.

Chris Langan Weekend of Traditional Irish Music (www.chrislangan.ca)

Irish music in Toronto has never been finer! Each January, the annual Chris Langan Weekend gives you the opportunity to learn or polish your skills on uilleann pipes, tin whistle, fiddle, flute, button accordion as well as dance and song. Dedicated to the memory of Chris Langan and his tireless promotion of the traditional arts of Ireland, the Chris Langan Weekend offers workshops in uilleann pipes, accordian, flute, fiddle and tin whistle, as well as Irish song and dance and pipemaking. The weekend finishes off with both a gala concert and a traditional ceilidh.

Fun Stuff

Guinness Brewing (www.guinness.ie)

Okay, I'm Irish, you knew this one had to be here somewhere! Please enjoy responsibly.

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