United Irish Counties Assoc. of New York, Inc.



Easter Rising Commemorative Book


OF NEW YORK, INC. Presents....

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Dear Friends of the United Irish Counties Association,

The United Irish Counties Association is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring not only a Middle Grades (6, 7 and 8) Research Essay Contest but also a Junior High School Grades (9 and 10) Research Essay Contest.


Eligibility Requirements and Contest Calendar

Children in the grades listed above who are the sons, daughters, grandchild, grandniece, grandnephew, niece or nephew of members in good standing of an organization affiliated with the United Irish Counties Association in 2017 are eligible to enter the contest.

The enclosed official application form must be completed and postmarked no later than November 30, 2017.

Affiliated Organizations:

Featured Photos:

Mike Keane stands in front of the UICA Banner on Saint Patrick’s Day (Left). On the right, he proudly marches up 5th Avenue with the UICA. Mike Keane passed away on March 14, 2016. He served as president of the UICA 1977 to 1978 and 2005 to 2006. He was also president of the Kerrymen's P & B Association and the New York GAA Miner board. We miss you Mike.

Topic and Manner of Presentation

2017 UIC Essay Contest

Topic for Grades 6, 7 and 8:

“The Life and Legacy of Thomas Ashe”

Topic for Grades 9 and 10:​ ​

“The Manchester Martyrs”