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Céad míle fáilte!
Join us as we
celebrate our

Irish and Gaelic
heritage in

Tampa Bay.

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SIGH MISSION STATEMENT
The purpose of Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage
is to meet as friends to share and celebrate the rich cultural heritage
of Ireland and the Gaels, and to welcome all who share this goal.
 
We intend to share the enjoyment of Irish/Gaelic Language, Food,
Drink, Music, Dance, Folklore, Crafts, Arts and Literature, as well as
the glorious history, and the spectacular scenery of this land.
 
This club will represent Ireland for the Saint Petersburg International Folk Fair Society
(SPIFFS)  and will dedicate a display of our Irish Village representing the Irish and Gaelic
culture in the Saint Petersburg International Folk Fair and in other similar
cultural events in and around the greater Tampa Bay area.
  Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage 2020-2022 ©      www.suncoastirish.com        sigh.clubinfo@gmail.com           SIGH on FACEBOOK  

One Hundred Thousand Welcomes!

HAPPY NEW YEAR

TO ALL OF OUR Suncoast Irish MEMBERS AND FRIENDS

...as we close this year and prepare

for an exciting 2023 together!!!

Athbhliain faoi mhaise duit!

PLAN NOW to attend our 1st event of 2023!

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You are invited to BECOME A MEMBER or RENEW

your membership as we celebrate a successful 2022 and step into 2023 for another exciting year to showcase our Irish & Gaelic Heritage.

(Visit our Membership INFO page)

contact us at sigh.clubinfo@gmail.com

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MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR
2022 SCRAPBOOK

Thank you and may you have the Luck of the Irish follow you always!
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Visit
our

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THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR

IRISH VILLAGE at SPIFFS VOLUNTEERS!

It takes a village to create a village. We reached out to our community to assist us in keeping the heritage alive and shared at the SPIFFS Folk Fair and y'all were awesome!!

We thank you!

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  SPIFFS celebrates 47 years as a

non-profit organization dedicated

to promoting cultural diversity

in the Tampa Bay area.

www.spiffs.org

Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage

is honored to be showcasing our

wonderful Irish culture & customs

at the Folk Fair!

See ya there!

 

IMPORTANT Suncoast Irish BUSINESS:

At our Dec. 4th Holiday Gathering, we held our

Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage 2023/2024

election of officers.

Please welcome your executive officers:

Skip DeMontozon – Vice President

Billy Fisher – Treasurer

Cheri Adams – Secretary

Goody Haines – President

Sgt-at-Arms - Gary Fuller

STAY TUNED FOR AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT SOON!

PLEASE VISIT OUR  SPONSORS

DOWNING FUNERAL HOME

& CREMATION SERVICES

ALONG WITH SIGH MEMBER &

SIGH VICE PRESIDENT
SKIP  De MONTOZON

MARY MARGARET's Olde Irish Tavern

29 3rd Street North in downtown St. Pete.

Owner Pete Boland, along with SIGH musician member, Cage O'Hanlon - teamed up to be our Suncoast

Irish Village PUB STAGE SPONSORS at the

2022 St. Petersburg International Folk Fair.

          Mickey Quinn's Irish Pub

  13071 Park Blvd North in Seminole

     Chef McKenna and her team shared their

scrumptious Irish foods at our village for everyone

           to enjoy! What a treat!

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 Cead Mile Failte to our SPONSORS! 

Spring Hill Chapter of the

Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Learn more about their organization HERE.

VALUED SIGH SPONSOR

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THANK YOU so very much to Dr. Michael Higgins and members of the Spring Hill Chapter AOH.

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VALUED SIGH SPONSOR 2022

Aha! You found us! Thank you for stopping in...

sit a spell and have a cup o' tea - or a PINT- with us at

one of SIGH gatherings!

We are pleased to bring to you, the only

Irish focused cultural group in our grand

Tampa Bay area.

We present to you an opportunity to connect with

others that have an interest, fondness or love of all things Irish & Gaelic!

Please WELCOME to our newest SPONSOR!!!

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VALUED SIGH SPONSOR

1214 Wendy Court     Spring Hill, FL 34607

Tel: 1-352-684-5334

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VALUED SIGH SPONSOR

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VALUED SIGH SPONSOR

Kilts, Sporrans, Flashes & other fine Celtic items.
Visit us at the SPIFFS Folk Fair
Oct 22nd, 2022
www.vintagecelt.com

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In addition to gathering socially, our goal is to create a fellowship of people that are interested in sharing their talents & knowledge at major festivals such as  the St. Petersburg International Folk Fair!

We are proud to say the we will be the Irish group represented at SPIFFS!!!    

The FOLK FAIR is where we will fill in this missing part of the Celtic community with this amazing and diverse organization.

Thousands of school children and families from

5 (five) Tampa Bay/Suncoast counties have come to SPIFFS Folk Fair.

SPIFFS is celebrating 47 great years! WE WELCOME YOU TO JOIN IN THE CRAIC' as we share our heritage and Irish ways with the school children and chaperons at our SPIFFS "IRISH VILLAGE".

Re-enactors, food, musicians, demonstrations, Gaelic Language lessons, weapons demonstrations....

and so much more!!!

We would like say THANK YOU to ALL of our wonderful members

and volunteers and to the Brandon and Dunedin Chapters of the

New World Celts for their volunteers & their support.

 

You can see the highlights of the many get-togethers of

Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritageon our "SCRAPBOOK" page.

As we prepare for our SPIFFS IRISH VILLAGE in OCTOBER of 2023, we stay connected through social media and communicating via emails. We ask that you support our group through your membership, sponsorship & donations.

SIGH is a 501c3 organization.

 Connect with us on facebook: Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage 

Our Facebook page welcomes educational, enlightenment, interesting facts and general information to be submitted as it pertains to the Irish/Gaelic Culture and your experiences.

We would love to hear about your Irish/Gaelic heritage, your travels to any of the Celtic lands, maybe you could even share a tune or two??

Just send an email to:  sigh.clubinfo@gmail.com

We will be holding our meet-ups to help support our

MEMBER MUSICIANS of SIGH. (Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage)

Please support SIGH- we are a 501 c(3) organization- and become a

member or sponsor today.

Slainte' and best of health to all! 

Your SIGH Officers

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The best place in Tampa Bay to find out where all the music and happenings are!

Tampa Bay Celtic Music Fans

on Facebook

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TAMPA BAY GAELIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

Tampa Bay Irish Sports: Hurling, Camogie

& Gaelic Football

LEARN HOW TO PLAY!

Contact us today!

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Dedicated to the memory of Jennifer Packer

View the Tribute Page HERE

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SUNCOAST IRISH & GAELIC HERITAGE, Inc. MISSION STATEMENT

 

The purpose of Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage
is to meet as friends to share and celebrate the rich cultural heritage
of Ireland and the Gaels, and to welcome all who share this goal.

We emphasize the education, and share the enjoyment, of Irish/Gaelic Language,

Food, Drink, Music, Dance, Folklore, Crafts, Arts and Literature, as well as
the glorious history, and the spectacular scenery of Ireland and Gaelic nations,

including Wales, Scotland, Isle of Man & Canada/Breton.

This organization represents the IRISH culture at the

Saint Petersburg International Folk Fair Society (SPIFFS) as a member ethnicity/group.

S.I.G.H. dedicates displays of our Irish Village representing the Irish and Gaelic
culture at the annual Saint Petersburg International Folk Fair, and in other similar
cultural events in and around the greater Tampa Bay area.

 

We are a State of Florida registered 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Donations are tax deductible.

Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage, Inc. 2020 - 2023 ©   www.suncoastirish.com   sigh.clubinfo@gmail.com

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