Emerald Ball 2018

The Emerald Ball

Date: 3 November
Venue: St Regis Hotel
Time: 7:00pm
Price: $500 per ticket (250% tax credit)

Come celebrate ten years of philanthropy through its annual fundraising at the 10th Anniversary Ball of The Ireland Funds Singapore (TIFS).

This year's event will be in aid of the Alzheimer's Disease Association of Singapore and the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore.

This special evening begins with a cocktail reception followed by a Wine Pairing Dinner designed by renowned Irish chef Andrew Walsh. Lots of entertainment as well as a silent, electronic auction and a live auction to raise money for two worthy causes.

As always, IGAS will be booking a table for members to enjoy The Ball of the Year!

To avail of the 250% charity donation tax relief, download the donation form and return to TIFS address with your payment.

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The Picture of Dorian Grey

Monday Book Club October choice.
>Click on the book for an option of free ebooks

Monday Book Group Meeting

Non-members are welcome

Date: Monday 12 November 2018
Time: 12:00 noon
Venue: Tea Room, Tanglin Club

The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde.
It's Oscar, need we say more?
First published in the July 1890 issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, the book has long been out of copyright so you'll have no problem in finding a copy to read online.

You can enjoy food and drinks at your own cost while taking part in the Book Club. The prices are the Tanglin Club are very reasonable. Payment in cash to a the hosting member of Tanglin Club.

Sign up using the Book Club online form or email to join the WhatsApp Group Chat for future books and meeting.

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Christmas

Check back soon for Chrismas Lunch

Christmas Lunch

Date: Late November or Early December
Time: TBCbr/> Venue: TBC

We are thinking of planning a Christmas Lunch. If you're interested, drop us an email and let us know.

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The Singapore Grip

Wednesday Evening Book Club choice.
Click on the book to read a review.

Evening Book Group Meeting

Non-members are welcome

Date: Wednesday 7 November
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Rumpole Bar, Hotel Jen, Tanglin Rd

The Singapore Grip proved illusive to some of our book club members, copies being unavailable in Singapore. Next meeting the books should have arrived and been read.

The Singapore Grip interweaves a wealth of research that James Gordon Farrell put into his masterpiece, the third and sadly the last in his Empire Trilogy. He died in a fishing accident in Cork the year after this book was published in 1978.
The cast ranges from old colonials to new arrivals, and Farrell's signature misfits. As with his previous novels, Troubles (set in Ireland) and The Siege of Krisnapur, both of which won a Booker Prize, Farrell presents challenging but highly rewarding reading.

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PubQuiz

IGAS Pub Quiz Check back soon for details

Date: Saturday January 2019 tbc
Time: 7:00pm for 8:00pm start
Venue: A Pub, probably an Irish pub
Price: $10 per team member

The annual IGAS Pub Quiz will return in January 2019. Check back for more details. In the meantime you can book your spot.

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