AGM date change 4th June

AGM Notification

Owing to the availability of Committee Members, the date has had to move, it is now 4th June
It is that time of year to convene the Annual General Meeting of the Kenya Irish Society and we hereby notify all members that the meeting will take place on Saturday, June 4th at 4.00p.m. at the Grounds of St. Patrick’s on James Gichuru Road. (Please advise if you are not familiar with this location and we will share more detailed directions). The agenda for the meeting is below. Drinks and some snacks will also be served. We would be grateful if you can confirm you participation at the AGM via email to Kiseventconfirmation(at) In the event that you cannot join the meeting then please advise accordingly. The committee has hosted some great events over the past year so please take the time to attend this meeting. If you may be interested in being part of the committee for the 2016-17, please do let myself or other members of the committee know as there are a number of departures from the current committee including the Chairperson.

Annual General Meeting of the Kenya Irish Society



Date:                           Saturday, June 4th

Arrival Time:           From 3.30 p.m.

Meeting Time:          4.00 p.m.

Venue:                        St. Patrick’s Grounds, James Gichuru Road, Lavington, Nairobi




  1. Confirmation of the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting
  2. Matters arising
  3. Chair’s report
  4. Financial report and approval of the accounts
  5. Current Bank Accounts & Signatories
  6. Appointment of auditors in accordance with Rule 12 (a)
  7. KIS – the Way Forward
  8. Such other matters as the committee may decide or as to which notice shall have been given in writing by a full member or full members to the Secretary at least 14 days before the date of the meeting.
  9. Election of Office Bearers and Committee Members for 2015/2016
  10. Any other business with the approval of the Chairperson.


  1. The quorum for any General Meeting of the Society shall not be less than twenty of the registered paid up full members and Honourable Life Members of the Society (Rule 9 (e)

Christmas Carols (Updated 13 Dec)

Our remaining event for 2015 is the Christmas Carols – an event which was started by John and Jean Duffy a few years back. We are delighted to say that Our Ambassador, Vincent O’Neill and his wife Bróna have offered to host the carols on Monday, December 21st starting from 6.00 p.m. The venue will be the Irish Ambassador’s Residence at 3 Mua Park Road, Muthaiga. Please see map using the link,36.8399382,15z. Please confirm your interest in joining this carol event no later than Wednesday, December 16th (4.00 p.m.) by email to kenyairishsociety(at) as only registered participants will be permitted entry.

All participants should be paid up members of the Society so if you haven’t already paid your fees, please do so via Mpesa to Till number 89665. If you are not sure if you paid your membership at the Garden Party, Tara Trophy or AGM then please email the same address to check.  Annual membership fees are a bargain price of 1000 for individuals, 1500 for couples or family and 700 for members of the religious orders and membership for this year runs from March/April 2015 to March/April 2016.