House of Commons
IRISH CULTURAL CENTRE IN LONDON
EDM #2651
Tabled 24 July 2019
2017-19 Session
That this House notes that the Chair of the Irish Cultural Centre in London, Jim O’Hara, is stepping down after 13 years' dedication and service; acknowledges the leadership, commitment and vision that Jim showed in his capacity as Chair of the Irish Cultural Centre for more than a decade; further notes his central role in overseeing the redevelopment and delivery of the new centre in Hammersmith; observes that the Irish Cultural Centre since its foundation in 1995 has served a vital social and cultural purpose in the London Irish community, promoting the richness and diversity of Irish cultural through theatre, art, music, poetry and literature; highlights the important role that Irish centres and organisations such as the Irish Cultural Centre play throughout Britain in championing culture, understanding and good relations between our islands; congratulates the new Chair, Peter Power-Hynes; and wishes the entire team well in the Irish Cultural Centre’s next chapter.