ICCHV Advances through SEQR process

Another major step forward!! After submitting a full application and completing all parts of the New York State SEQR process (State Environmental Quality Review) over the past few months, the City of Kingston Planning Board rendered a Negative Declaration, determining the ICCHV will NOT have any significant adverse environmental impacts. This is a very unique […]

State Supreme Court approval

From the Kingston Daily Freeman, 5/10/17: A judge has upheld the city Zoning Board of Appeals decision that the Abeel Street site of the proposed Irish Cultural Center is properly zoned for the facility. State Supreme Court Justice Richard Mott backed the zoning decision in an eight-page ruling dated Tuesday that dismissed a lawsuit filed by […]

Brexit-Irish Border Lecture

On November 14th, 2016, Paul Tully represented the ICCHV at Molloy College’s Irish Studies Institute, for a presentation on “The Effects of Great Britain’s Exit from the European Union on the Irish Border”. The lecturer was a professor from the University of Limerick, Dr. Ruan O’Donnell. Dr. O’Donnell reviewed the historical development of Great Britain’s […]

Zoning Board Approval

On Tuesday evening, November 15, 2016, the City of Kingston Zoning Board of Appeals upheld a recent ruling by the Code Enforcement Officer, that the uses planned by the ICCHV are in fact allowable on the parcel we own along the beautiful Rondout waterfront. “In June, Building Inspector Joseph Safford had ruled the 32 Abeel St. […]

2016 Phoenicia International Festival of The Voice

The Irish Cultural Center Hudson Valley is proud to announce our support and sponsorship of the 2016 Phoenicia International Festival of The Voice. Through our many contacts, members of the ICCHV have organized the travel and lodging for musicians to come from County Donegal, Ireland, to perform for the final day of the festival, titled […]

Easter Rising Centenary NYC Bus Trip

With the shimmer of the Freedom Tower above, and the Statue of Liberty across the Hudson River, there couldn’t have been a better setting to commemorate the Easter Rising Centenary. Invited by the office of the Irish Consulate General of NYC, a group of Ulster County AOH and LAOH members and many others, representing the […]

Meeting with members of Irish Network New York

The Irish Network New York are co-hosts of a series of lectures on the Easter Rising of 1916, which led to Irish independence. Pictured left to right are: The ICCHV’s own Kevin Ginty; Ms. Caroline Regan, Board Member of the Irish Network New York; Mr. Daniel McLean, Co-Chair of the Irish Network New York; and […]

Visit to the Irish Consulate NYC

On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016, the ICCHV was invited to attend a lecture on the Irish Revolution by a distinguished professor from Trinity College, Dublin. This lecture was part of a series marking the 100th Anniversary of the Rising that led to Irish Independence, and was co-sponsored by the Irish Consulate and the Irish Network. […]

Albany visit with Irish Consul General

On March 15, 2016, the Irish Cultural Center Hudson Valley was invited to a “Celebration of Irish Heritage” at the Executive Mansion, the residence of the NYS Governor, in Albany. Representing the ICCHV were Paul Tully and Lauren Tully, pictured here with Consul General Barbara Jones, Irish Consulate, New York. It was announced at the […]

Irish Ambassador visit – 8/30/2014

                  On a bright, cool Saturday evening of August 30, down on the Rondout creek waterfront, the ICCHV held an event that likely will go unrivaled in this area ever again. Over 200 guests, performers, dignitaries, award winning writers, well known actors and members of the press, welcomed Ireland’s Ambassador […]