The Fatima Center in Ding Deng employs local women and teaches them cutting, sewing, and embroidery, skills that will keep their families fed and their prospects strong. The clothing they make is high quality and lovingly made. Sr. Louise has hired a new dressmaker on the strength of our pledges, so we need your help […]
Our daytime events chair, Cathy O’Neill organized a fun and delicious coffee morning to benefit the Pink Park Village. We met many new faces and raised 5,600b to help Thai women with breast cancer. New Faces From our youngest member to 5 new members from India, France and Ireland, we got to share stories and […]
Last Tuesday night, 3rd October, the Irish Women’s Group gathered at the Drunken Leprechaun to show support for Thailand GAA at their annual fundraising pub quiz. A big crowd of Bangkok’s top minds from the Irish community was drawn to go head to head in a battle of general knowledge. And what a quiz it […]
We held our first AGM in the Four Points by Sheraton on soi 15. A welcome reception with free-flow wine got all the ladies loosened up and ready to plan an exciting year. Members had a chance to renew for a second year, and vote on some activities and events. We voted in 9-person […]
Year 1 of the Irish Women’s Group was exciting and eventful. Starting with a launch party held by the Ambassador, we grew from 2 women into almost 50 members! The hard work and leadership of Sharon Jones and Georgina O’Moore gave us a strong base from which to begin our second year. Take a look […]
Vintage Bar, Raddison Blu. Our Mid Summers night drinks and farewell to our First Chairwoman, Sharon. Unfortunately the Bangkok rain prevented many from coming along but we still had a lovely evening with the few that made it.
Ten members of the Irish Women’s group met at the wonderful Fatima Center last friday. Led by Sr. Louise, the Good Shepherd sisters run an incredible array of services and programs for women and children in the Din Deng slums. After a traditional dance from girls at the residential center for at-risk teens, the group […]
The group joined with the Irish Thai Chamber of Commerce for a Christmas lunch at the Anantara Riverside resort. Joining in with the festivities was jolly old St.Nick, who delighted the kids and adults alike. After the delicious Italian meal, we saw some beautiful gingerbread houses materialize at the hands some creative attendees!