The Buffalo Irish Center is host to a number of Irish-focused organizations. Below is a list of all the organizations currently making their home in the Buffalo Irish Center:
Gaelic American Athletic Assoc. of Bflo. NY Inc.
Founding organization for the Buffalo Irish Center (BIC). Supporting Irish Culture and Irish American organizations throughout the area. Memories remain of early immigrants who labored to transform this building into a Heritage Center…a tribute to the land of their birth.
Donations to ensure that the Center will maintain its role as the vibrant anchor building of the Irish Heritage District.
Knights of Equity, Court 5
A founder of the GAAA, it is a national Catholic, Irish fraternal society. It promotes a knowledge of the history and culture of Ireland, and are involved in many forms of charitable functions.
St. Patrick’s Irish American Club
A founder of the GAAA and a a motivational club for all ages.
Daughters of Erin, Court 5
A National Irish Catholic organization for women. The auxiliary organization of the daughters of erin (buffalo, ny) the Knights of Equity open to women of Irish descent or wives of Knights of Equity.
Ladies of Kincora
The Auxiliary of the Third Degree – Knights of Equity – Hall of Kincora.
United Irish American Assoc.
United Irish-American Association coordinates the annual St. Patrick’s Parade on Delaware Ave.
Irish Cultural & Folk Art Assoc. of WNY Inc. (ICFAA)
Sponsor of the annual Buffalo Feis*, held the 1st Saturday of June at the Event Center in Hamburg. Provides support for Irish Cultural events in WNY.
Innisfree Ceili Dance Group prides itself in teaching and Innisfree Dance Group promoting the traditional ceili and set dances to adults.
Ancient Order of Hibernians
Thomas W. Carroll, Div 1, Buffalo,NY – America’s oldest Irish Catholic Men’s organization
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians
Queen Maeve Div. purpose of the Ladies is to promote friendship, unity and Christian charity among its members.
Rince na Tiarna Irish Dance
The family oriented school teaches students from four to young adult while nurturing pride in Gaelic culture. Students are encouraged to pursue performance, traditional and competitive dancing at “their own pace.
Scoil Chultúr agus Teanga na hÉireann
(School of Irish Culture and Language)
Buffalo Fenians GAA Football Team – instruction for youth and adult.
Buffalo Irish Genealogical Soc. ( BIGS)
Focus: Irish genealogical research sources in the Buffalo and Western New York.
Buffalo Comhaltas ( Martin Wynne Branch CCE)
The Martin Wynne Branch, which is part of the international organization with headquarters in Dublin, gives us an opportunity here in Buffalo, to actively
promote Irish traditional music and dance, song, language and culture.
Clann na Cara Irish Dance
Clann Na Cara Irish Dance is Gaelic for “A Family of Friends.” http://wwwclannnacara.com/ Dancers may compete and perform, or simply attend weekly class for fun and exercise.
Erie Co. Sheriff’s Pipe & Dum Band
Provides instruction and performs throughout WNY
Irish Catholic Professional Firefighters group encompassing all of WNY Fir Doitean Irish Professional Firefighters
Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipe & Drum Band
The Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipes and Drums are a group of career and volunteer firefighters, law enforcement officers, EMS providers and friends of first responders.
The Celtic Angels Gaelic Youth Choir
Sing me an Irish song! Children & Young adult choir
email: J5Burkes@verizon.net (716-474-1498)
Buffalo Bagpipe Band
Pipers and drummers dedicated to raise their collective musical bar.