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Quinte Irish Canadian Society

Site: Belleville

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Alternate Name VIQ
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Belleville
Mailing Address PO Box 1716 
Stn CSC 
Belleville, ON K8N 0A5
Bus Route Notes Belleville Transit Map
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) To promote interest in and encourage all people to celebrate Irish culture in all aspects.  
To preserve and transmit Irish music, singing and dance through lectures, concerts, socials, plays and classes in Irish music, language and dance. 
To serve our community by sponsoring activities emphasizing education, friendship and by supporting the efforts of other local groups.
Irish music sessions are held Wednesdays from 5:30 pm-8:30pm (first hour is a slow session) at the Engineers Hall, 43 Pine Street 
Bring your whistle, accordion, fiddle, bohdran, flute, guitar... and join the fun. Share Irish tunes you know, learn a few new ones and have some fun. All levels of musicians are welcome. Email for more information. Printable sheet music is available on our website at 
Beginner to advanced irish dance classes are held every Thursday evening in Studio 'F' at the Quinte Ballet School of Canada as well as alternating Sundays. Classes are taught by Caitlin Callaghan and Orla Kelly, a TCRG certified teacher from the Kelly School of Irish Dance. For more information, email or call Caitlin at 613-848-9479 or visit our website at 
Held every other Tuesday (1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month) from 7:00-9:00 at the Grove Cottage B&B (just East of Bloomfield in Prince Edward County). Wear comfortable clothes and get ready to have fun. Everyone is welcome and no experience is required— and you do not have to come as a couple. 
Admission is FREE with a membership to the Quinte Irish Canadian Society.(Come out and give it a try first). Email us at or visit the QCIS website for more information.
Areas Served Hastings County ; Quinte Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Printable Membership form is available on the website
Languages English
Fees Membership - Family $25; Single $15; Seniors Family $20; Senior Single $10 ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - Cheque
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Groups ~ Irish Community ; Dance Instruction ; Music Groups
Contact Information
Office Phone No office phone
Social Media Facebook
Other Details
Established 1979
Funding Fees

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