MEMBERS ADVANTAGES

Sara Jane Kingston spent seven years working as a tour guide in Ireland with French groups. With an artist friend, Hélène Byrne, she has created a modern Myriorama called The Magical Irish Landscape" - a series of six beautiful postcards which can be combined in endless different combinations to tell stories of famous historic sites such as Newgrange, as well as fishing and going to the pub to make music!  A fun and educational way to introduce Ireland to your French friends.  

 

Sara Jane lives in Ireland but comes to France (Chartres) very regularly.

 

Read more about this on her website www.magicalirishlandscape.ie

 

To avail of the 10% discount for IIF members, please email her directly at sarajanekingston@gmail.com

Irish Postcards

Come visit our bar and enjoy Happy Hour*all day, every day upon production of your Irish in France membership card.

* Happy Hour applies to (Beer 50cl) Irish Gold, Hop House 13, 1664 Blanc, Finnebarra Cider. All house cocktails. And (Spirits + mixer) Smirnoff, Gordons, JW Red, Havana 3 years.

We also have a substantial food menu.

Nearest Metro is Glaciere (Line 6) and Les Gobelins (Line 7)

40 Boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris

Irish haute couture embroiderer Rebecca Devaney lives in Paris and has been creating embroidery for the fashion houses of Yves Saint Laurent,Chanel, Christian Dior, Valentino, amongst others. Rebecca also hasher own art practice and her work has been exhibited in group and solo shows in art galleries and embassies around the world.

With a history in art education, she taught creative embroidery for over 15 years she decided to recently launch a new project – join Rebecca for an afternoon of embroidery, tales and tea or guided tours of the traditional and celebrated haberdasheries of Paris, through the bustling streets of the celebrated Fashion District of Paris since the 19th century, Sentier.


Members of Irish in France receive a 10% discount on classes or tours.
(Please contact Rebecca directly to avail of this discount)

See https://www.rebeccadevaney.ie/embroidery-classes-calendar for more
information and to book your place

Paris

Described as “One of Ireland’s most sought-after portrait photographers” by The Irish Independent, Conor Horgan is an Irish portrait and travel photographer based in Paris and Dublin.

Conor’s photographs have captured people from all backgrounds, from world leaders and performers,to shooting a travel story for a magazine in a distant country.

 

As a special offer to Irish in France members, Conor is offering a 15% discount on professional portraits, such as this recent photo of Paris-based screenwriter Audrey O’Reilly.

Browse through Conor’s website at http://www.conorhorgan.com

You can contact Conor through conor.horgan@gmail.com

Paris and Dublin

The Centre Culturel Irlandais have kindly agreed to allow Irish in France Association members to purchase tickets for events online at the Student Rate.

* This only applies to events held at the Centre Culturel Irlandais

* Irish in France members must show their membership card upon entry to avail of the offer.

5 rue des Irlandais, 75005 Paris

A warm 'Cead Mile Failte' awaits you at Le Petit Auberge de Carennac, in the beautiful medieval village of Carennac - listed as one of the 'Plus Beau Village de France®' situated in the Lot on the Dordogne river.

 

Run by the Gerard and Gerry, this boutique restaurant and chambre d'hotes looks forward to welcoming you.

 

On production of your membership card, IIF members receive a discount of 10% discount on food if you visit our restaurant, OR a free carafe of Cahors region wine. If you are staying with us in our chambre d'hotes, we will offer you 10% discount on all of your meals during your stay (incl. beverages served with your meal).  

We would also encourage members to sign up to our newsletter which have events and special offers via our website www.petiteaubergecarennac.com

Le Bourg, 46110 Carennac

Upon production of their membership card, all IIF members can avail of Happy Hour drinks at Corcorans Grand Boulevard and St Michel.

Paris Grand Boulevards and St Michel

Well the old style happy hour of 2 for one is back! Well that's if your an IIF card holder anyway! The Lush Bar team (same boys from the Pizzawawa) are rolling back the clock with this top offer, whether it's a ice cold pint of Magners or a top notch Mojito (voted best mojito in France by Bacardi in 2011) your 1st round is an old fashioned 2 for 1! Can you get any better in Paris? Just off the Place de Clichy, Lush has been around since 2002, is open everyday, has a great afterwork crowd and the week-ends there is a constant flow on the very popular rue des dames in this beautiful Batignol area of Paris' 17th arrondissement. There's a popular quiz on a sunday, darts board, nice food available and staff are super friendly. Worth the visit alone to check out the eye catching new artistic wooden decor currently close to being finished........and them new outside lamps boys? Stolen from the Ha'penny bridge?!

16 Rue des Dames, 75017 Paris

Take advantage of a 10% discount at this Irish owned doughnut shop.

Paris

Rest and relaxation in the Cognac Countryside…Ceangal is the Irish duo Charlie Ganly and Olive Towey - creators of well being weekends with a difference and curators of a beautiful country house B&B hidden away in the Cognac countryside. 

 

Hailing from Kildare and Meath, the pair host B&B guests as well as Mindfulness and Yoga Weekends designed to offer the perfect balance between gentle practice under the guidance of fully qualified professionals, healthy and nutritious food, local wines and insights into some very special local attractions, and all against the backdrop of an exclusive country house set in stunning surrounds.  

 

Visit www.ceangal.eu for dates and details of Ceangal’s Autumn Mindfulness and Yoga Weekends, as well as reviews from past participants.

 

Olive & Charlie are delighted to offer Irish in France members a 15% reduction on Ceangal Weekends and B&B on production of your IIF card.

 

You can contact Olive & Charlie at agceangal@gmail.com for more information.

Cognac Region

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Fancy a day out or a weekend in the Alsace with a group of friends? Experience wine tastings in an
authentic and rustic setting at the heart of family run wineries.  
Go where others don't go, from Colmar visit the charming villages along the wine road of Alsace, from
the most popular to the most authentic and lesser known places, off the beaten track. Only 2.5 hours
from Paris by TGV, there is no reason not to go!


Irish in France members receive a 10% discount on all tours, any time of year.


All excursions are in English. For more information see www.3borders-alsacetrip.com
You can contact directly Jean-Yves by Email at walkintown21@gmail.com

Visit Alsace

In a very competitive and dynamic market such as the greetings card industry, Flamingo’s strength is both in their artist-produced designs and also in how they bring those cards to you. The full product range represents the collective works of over 60 talented individual artists. As a responsible greeting card publisher, Flamingo is committed to producing products with environmentally accredited materials, focusing on sustainable paper sources, biodegradability and recycling.

Website prices are in Sterling but Euro prices are as follows:

·         Cards  3€/per card or 2,40€ per card if purchasing 10+cards (any size);

·         Packs of Xmas cards 8 cards per pack for 7€, 6€ or 4,50€/pack;

·         Gift wrap plus coordinating gift tag 3€;

·         Colouring In Tablecloth for children 9€

Members of the Irish in France association will receive a 10% discount on orders. To purchase contact Sarah Barthen directly by email at sarah.barthen@free.fr , or telephone your order to her on 06 26 63 01 26 mentioning the code which has been received from the Irish in France team.

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Cards for all occasions

Anyone in need of a holiday or looking for a longer stay? We have acouple of lovely family & pet friendly holiday homes in peaceful countryside close to Sarlat in sunny SW France. If you want a home from home with all the comforts please get in touch.We can sleep 2 to 8 + cot/s  in each gite .We can also offer group stays.  Longer stays are available for house hunters or anyone wanting a longer stay over the Autumn to Spring period.

You can see lots more on www.dordogneholiday.co.uk 

Members of the Irish in France association will benefit from a saving of 5% on 1 week or longer bookings for holidays from May to September & a 10% discount on our longer stays from October to April, upon production of their membership card.

Sarlat

Highly demanding work environments? Exam stress? Trouble sleeping? Stress and anxiety? Sophrology may be just what you are looking for.

 

Sophrology is a life-balancing, personal development therapy that combines Eastern and Western disciplines to calm the mind, rid the body of tension and initiate positive behaviours and change in your life. Sophrology helps with general wellbeing and self-development but also addresses such issues as stress-management, sleep-management, birth preparation, mental preparation and is a suitable therapy for both adults and children. 

 

Pamela Boutin-Bird is a certified Sophrology Practitioner who offers individual and group sophrology sessions in both French and English. Weekend workshops are also a possibility, depending on numbers.  

 

Irish in France members can avail of a 15% reduction on consultations, on production of your IIF membership card.

 

See https://www.sophroyou.com/, for more information

Asnières sur Seine

Saidia is a fantastic holiday destination based on the North Coast of Morocco, within a 30 minute drive of Oujda Airport and approximately 90 minutes from Nador and Melilla Airports.

Famed for its beautiful beach and fantastic Golf Courses it is a tremendous holiday destination for all the family.

 

Irish in France members receive a 10% discount on accommodation and 20% discount on golf fees, automatically applied upon booking through the website www.saidia-apartments.com (using the code members have received by email)

Golf holiday in Morroco

Upon production of their membership card, all IIF members can avail of 10% (except for Happy Hour) on all food and drinks at McBrides,Corcorans Sacre Coeur, and Corcorans Boulogne

Paris

Upon production of their membership card, all IIF members can avail of 10% on all food and drinks at La Creperie St Honore

24 Rue du Pont Neuf, 75001 Paris

Upon production of their membership card, all IIF members can avail of 10% on all food and drinks at Patricks Le Balloon Vert.

33 Rue de Montreuil, 75011 Paris

Is all your admin piling up and do you need help to shift it !?

Do you not have the time or the courage to deal with French administration ?

Are you planning on coming to France, just landed, or already living here and need help dealing with French conversation/administration, settling in and the culture shock ? 

If you’re a business, do you need bilingual office assistance for a few hours a day, a week, or a month or just for certain projects.

If so, have you ever thought of hiring your own experienced personal bilingual assistant “à la carte” to help deal with it all ? I’m Irish and can help facilitate your needs in French or in English : personal assistance, interpretation/language assistance, translations/proofreading, event planning/coordinating, property management, expatriate & relocation assistance, lifestyle management…

 

Packages of hrs with digressive rates available

All Irish in France members get 10% off my services

Free consultation for the first 30 minutes (by phone or in person) to discuss your needs.

 

Please contact : ashling@vabilingualservices.com for more info.

“VA Bilingual Services” : helping businesses, individuals & expats remotely with multiple administrative services in French & English, giving you more hours in the day….

Barry's Tea is offering a 10% discount to Irish in France members off your first purchase at www.barrysteashop.ie .

Apply the discount code at checkout and you will receive the discount automatically. All members will receive the code by email. Barry's run monthly promotions with discounts on various teas. Keep an eye out on their website for the next promotion due the beginning of July where they will offer 25% off their multipacks (6-packs of 80 teabags) , enabling you to stock up for a couple of months!

Online Barrys Tea

Who said the Irish can't cook! Owned and run by 3 friends from Dublin this Italian restaurant is getting rave reviews for their fresh anti-pastis, delicious innovative pizza's and homemade desserts. With comments to the degree of "best pizza i've ever tasted Italy included" this 2 story restaurant is definitely worth the visit! To get the ball rolling the lads have offered all IIF card holders a fantastic 20% off their bill. Best however to reserve in advance by mail (resa@pizzawawa.com) it's a pretty popular place these days!

35 Rue Saint Honoré, 75001 Paris

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