CIAA SCHOLASTIC INC. was formed in January 2019 and is now incorporated in New York State under section 402 of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law . The Corporation is formed to operate a summer educational and service program for Irish-American high school students in Galway, Ireland. In addition, an application has been made to the US IRS to secure 501-C-3 designation for the Corporation as a charitable entity engaged in educational and cultural activities. Applications are subject to a rigorous review as the designation is the ‘gold standard for Not-for -Profits in the US. All contributions to 501-C-3 corporation qualify for tax deductions by US Taxpayers.
Chairman: Mike Finnegan Snr., of 17 Lawes Lane, Garrison,NY 10524 USA - C.E.O.: Brian Fahy , of Cranmore, 13 Dr. Mannix Rd., Salthill, Galway.Ireland - Employer Identification Number: EIN 84 -33 50485
Celtic Irish American Academy is an international summer school for American, Canadian and European high school students. The 2019 summer school runs from Sunday July 14th to Saturday July 27th. The summer school is based in Galway City, recently voted the world's friendliest city, home of the Claddagh ring, and regarded as the cultural capital, on the west coast of Ireland. Our mission is to provide you with an adventurous, fun and unique insight to your Irish heritage.
Students engage in an intellectually stimulating and deeply enriching exploration of their Irish heritage and its intimate bond with the United States. We offer an exciting combination of tours, classes, sports and volunteering. From hiking in the Wild Atlantic Way, to strolling down the cobblestone streets, to learning traditional Irish music and Gaelic language, there is an adventurous program in store for you!
Galway is Ireland's most beautiful and most vibrant city.
It is famous for its welcoming people, its education and innovation. Urban centre of the Irish language, it is renowned for sport, theatre and the arts. Galway is the cultural capital of Ireland and a student friendly city.