Welcome to the Nutley Irish American Association...

The Nutley Irish American Alliance keeps the Irish heritage alive in Nutley, NJ. We sponsor the Saint Patrick's Day Parade and support scholarships for Nutley High School Graduates.

The mission of the Nutley Irish American Charitable Foundation is to: provide scholarships and educational endowments to local secondary school programs, make charitable donations through local community social service organizations, and support charitable organizations whose purposes are similar to the Foundation.


•  NIAA General Meeting

The next general membership meeting will be 1/20/2022 8:00PM.

Location: Nutley VFW Post 493

271 Washington St, Nutley NJ 07110

We will be following CDC guidelines for social gatherings 

•  Christmas Party

The Nutley Irish Christmas Party will be 12/10/2021 at the VFW at 7pm.  There will be a special guest appearance from the big man himself. 

This event is a pot luck. Please contact Shane or Steve to rsvp (parade@nutleyirish.com) if you will be attending the party. There will be a toy drive 

 and we are asking all that are attending to bring a package toy for the less fortunate.

•  Super 50/50

The Nutley Irish Super 50/50 Raffle is back again this year!  Raffles will be $5.00 each or a book of 6 for $25.00. Tickets/Raffle Books

will be mailed out to all the members, but also available at the meeting on Thursday.  If you have any questions, please contact Brenda (bcsherman1521@gmail.com)  The winner for the raffle will be pulled at our Christmas Party on Dec 10th


•  Grand Marshall Dinner

The Grand Marshal Dinner will be Saturday 02/12/2022 at the Brownstone. Music will be provided by Celtic Cross. 

•  Donations

The Nutley Family Service Bureau is in desperate need.  If you are able to, please consider donating food to their food pantry.  They are flooded with

people in need that are going through a tough time.  Please also keep in mind that the St. Mary's food pantry is currently and referring all of their

consumers to the Nutley Family Service Bureau.  The Nutley Irish will be making a donation of $500 to NFSB.



•  Nutley Irish 2022 Dignitaries

We are proud to announce our 2022 Nutley Saint Patrick's Day dignitaries

Grand Marshal: Dr. John V Kelly

Deputy Grand Marshal: Chase Hamilton

Member of the Year: Jack Wieners

Parade Queen: Shayne Martin

Firefighter of the Year: Brian Salmon

•  Nutley Irish Bench

The Nutley Irish has new addition to our park system in town. A bench was installed at at the Mudhole dedicated to our present and past members.

It located in the new beautiful ribbon section of the park, off of Chestnut St.

  • Our Parade Sponsors

Please keep our sponsors in mind when planning your night out or purchases. Not only do they support this event, but they also support

our other events through out the year.  Without their support events like this would not be possible. 

 Parade Participation Form

If you or your organization would like to participate in this year's parade, please complete the form and return it by February 15, 2022. The

information on the form will be used to introduce your organization as you pass the reviewing stand. Please be sure to include your email

address on your application so we can contact you closer to the parade to give you your assigned meeting spot.


For form please send requests to parade@nutleyirish.com or download the file down below

•  Nutley Irish Charitable Foundation

The Nutley Irish is thrilled to announce that we have started a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization called the Nutley Irish American Charitable

Foundation.  Donations made to this foundation are fully tax deductible and will be used for our philanthropic endeavors, such as or scholarship

fund and any donations that we make in the community.  The tax ID # of the foundation is 82-2683062.  Please keep our foundation in mind if

you are planning on your charitable giving's before 2021 is over.  Also if you donate to the foundation and your company matches gifts, please

keep that in mind as well.  If needed, we can provide the tax exempt letter.  Many companies look to their employee for suggestions for charitable donations, and we now have the 501(c) 3 status to accept these!

 Food Pantry

The Nutley Irish will be running a food drive for the St. Mary's Food Pantry at the March meeting.  The food pantry is accepting any donations

that are given to them, but we asked for suggestions on what was needed.  Below is the list of items that they consider to be staples and are

always in need:

Pancake Mix

Instant Mashed Potatoes (16oz or smaller)


Saltines (16oz)

Cereal (11-16oz)


Marinara Sauce

Peanut Butter & Jelly (smaller jars)

Beef or chicken stew

If you would rather donate money to this instead of food, please feel free to donate to the Nutley Irish American Charitable Foundation.  We will be making a donation from the organization through the Foundation.





Interested in becoming a member of the Nutley Irish American Alliance ?

The Nutley Irish American Alliance holds our monthly meetings Every THIRD Thursday of the month at 8:00 p.m. at the VFW Post 493, 271 Washington Avenue.

Please provide us with an email address and we will add you to our monthly newsletter.

New members are encouraged to attend.

Membership Dues:

We are introducing an alternate format to pay dues. You may now use Paypal below. It is a secure online payment method. Paypal accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. We encourage all members to use this new feature as it will help with tracking of payments and offer a convenience for you, but it is not required.

Dues are $25/person/year or $15/person/year for seniors 62 and over.

We are currently offering a discount, via the website or regular mail, of $45 for a 2 year membership or $27 for a two year senior membership. 

1 Year Membership: $25.00

2 Year Membership: $45.00

1 Year Senior Membership: $15.00 (62 and older)

2 Year Senior Membership: $27.00 (62 and older)



2021-2022 Officers:

President - Karen O'Connor

Vice President - Anthony Wieners

Treasurer - Brenda Sherman

Corresponding Secretary - Deidre Hollywood

Recording Secretary - Judy McIntyre

Legal Counsel - Frank Costenbader


Ellen Bennett

Deidre Hollywood

Dan Kane

John Kruse

Shane McClafferty

Thomas McEnery

Judy McIntyre

Colleen Nielsen

Karen O'Connor

Brenda Sherman

Steve Tucholski



Nutley St. Patrick's Day Parade

Save the Date: 

Saturday March 5 ,2022 at 1pm

Franklin Avenue - Nutley, NJ

The 43rd St.Patrick’s Day Parade will be on March 5, 2022. Preparations have officially begun!  Parade day will begin with an Investiture Mass at St. Mary’s Church at 10am.  Parade lineup will begin at 12pm at the Holy Family Parking Lot and Parade Step Off will begin promptly at 1pm.  If you would like to march in the parade but have a physical restriction that keeps you from marching, please contact us and we can arrange to have a car for you.


If you know a group or an organization that would like to march in the parade, please email:




Nutley Irish American Alliance

P.O. Box 22

Nutley, NJ 07110

Fax: 973-250-2350


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