May 2021 Newsletter

Shannon and Tony Quinn at the 2020 Halifax Celtic Festival

Join us for the CIS Annual General Meeting: TONIGHT at 7:00 pm
A chairde, 
We encourage members to attend an important and entertaining event that will be held, virtually, tonight at 7:00 pm (Wednesday, May 12, 2021). You’ll find all of the necessary Zoom links and meeting documents within this message, so please read on … 

The Annual General Meeting of the Charitable Irish Society of Halifax will feature guest speaker John Boylan, Deputy Head of MissionEmbassy of Ireland, Ottawa. Deputy Boylan will speak to important current issues in Ireland, such as the anniversary of the establishment of Northern Ireland and the impact of COVID-19. We are also delighted to have Shannon Quinn and Tony Quinn to entertain us following the short meeting. These two award-winning entertainers will wrap up our evening in fine Celtic style!  

Here are links to the meeting documents and reports. Read them over and if you have any questions, you’ll have opportunities to raise them at the meeting:AGENDA: AGM for our 235th Year  
 Annual General Meeting Minutes, May 14, 2019 
 CIS Constitution – Proposed Changes – AGM 
 CIS Annual Report 2019-2021 
 CIS Membership as of May 12, 2021  There is no need to confirm that you will be attending tonight – simply click on the Zoom link below, just prior to 7 pm, and you are in! We are very much looking forward to “seeing” many members tonight. This is our Society, let’s be sure to participate and put our stamp on it for the upcoming year!


Erik Greiner

2021 Membership renewals
Did you know your CIS membership fee goes towards funding a range of charitable and cultural initiatives across our community? From services like Meals on WheelsShelter Nova Scotia and the North End Opportunities Fund to events such as ReJigged and the Halifax Celtic Festival, your fees are helping build a strong, caring and vibrant Halifax.

Help us continue making a difference in our community. If you’ve not already renewed your CIS membership for 2021, it’s easy. Simply mail your fee ($20 / individual, $30 / couple or $40 / family) to:

The Charitable Irish Society of Halifax
PO Box 31244
Halifax, NS  B3K 5Y1
And thank you for your support!

For more information, see the membership form and other details on the website. Also please forward your preferred email address to:, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions about your membership.Follow us on social media The Charitable Irish Society of Halifax has two social media channels, where we post regular updates. We encourage you to connect with us on these sites:

Facebook: @CISHalifax
Twitter:      @IrishHalifax