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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!

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ALL ARE WELCOME!!!

PLEASE
RSVP: sigh.clubinfo@gmail.com
so that the Chef has an idea for food preparations!
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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!

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A SPECIAL WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST SPONSOR

DOWNING FUNERAL HOME

& CREMATION SERVICES

ALONG WITH SIGH MEMBER & OFFICER
SKIP  De MONTOZON

 

A BIG THANK YOU

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 - have teamed up to be our Suncoast

Irish Village PUB STAGE SPONSORS at the

St. Petersburg International Folk Fair.

                  and WELCOME

          Mickey Quinn's Irish Pub

  13071 Park Blvd North in Seminole

 Chef McKenna and her team had

 a booth of their scrumptious Irish

 foods at our village for everyone

           to enjoy! What a treat!

 

THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR

IRISH VILLAGE at SPIFFS VOLUNTEERS!

It takes a village to create a village, and we reached out to our community to assist us in keeping the heritage alive and shared at the SPIFFS Folk Fair.

We thank you!

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Whar's the CRAIC?

Suncoast Irish Holiday Gathering

13071 Park Blvd No. Seminole Fl

3:00pm to 6:00 pm

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)

Slainte' & Thank you,

Your 2022 SIGH OFFICERS:

Vice President-Skip DeMontozon

Treasurer-Billy Fisher

Secretary-Cheri Adams

Sgt. at Arms-Gary Fuller

President-Goody Haines

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Suncoast Irish & Gaelic Heritage, Inc.

Join us at our Holiday Gathering as we CELEBRATE our amazing members and friends that make this organization so wonderful!!!

Because of them, AND OUR SPONSORS, our Irish Village at the SPIFFS Folk Fair had the most awesome cultural presentation!!!


MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR 2022 SCRAPBOOK

Music for the afternoon by Newfoundland transplant - Jimmy Bragg.
And, of course, the most delicious foods created by
Chef McKenna!

There will be RAFFLES (one complimentary ticket to all dues paid members present.)
We have starting fundraising for our SPIFFS Village
in October 2023.

MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOW DUE for 2023
Members present will be voting on club officers for 2023 & 2024. MEMBERS PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAILS!

Thank you and may you have the Luck of the Irish follow you always!
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Visit
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 Cead Mile Failte to our SPONSORS! 

SIGH welcomes our SPONSOR:

Spring Hill Chapter of the

Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Learn more about their organization HERE.

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VALUED SIGH SPONSOR

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

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VALUED SIGH SPONSOR

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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

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

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.

There are several fine Scottish/Celtic groups, and many wonderful Irish pubs in the region, and we love them all.

We present to you an opportunity to connect with others that have an interest, fondness or love of all things Irish & Gaelic!

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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

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 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 thousands of school children and chaperones at our SPIFFS "IRISH VILLAGE".

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

and so much more to be saying a BIG THANK YOU TO THESE VOLUNTEERS!

We would like say THANK YOU 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 Heritage

on 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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Dedicated to the memory of Jennifer Packer

View the Tribute Page HERE

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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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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, Inc. 2020 - 2022 ©    www.suncoastirish.com   sigh.clubinfo@gmail.com