DIGITAL CAMERAWe are happy to announce Dave Cattanach as the Chapter President of the UAE.

Today, Dave is a key player within the  community for his ability of keeping The Irish Village as a premier venue in Dubai: from concerts and gigs to international events and sports ones, Dave has managed to cement the popularity of The Irish Village as a small piece of Ireland in the heart of Dubai. Residents and visitors to the Emirate  flock to The IV on regular basis to experience true Irish hospitality.

Over the years The Irish Village has welcomed great names for concert or leisure; one of them being Sir Bob Geldof who has been returning for the past consecutive 7 years to open St Patrick’s Day Celebrations at The IV. Other world-renowned personalities have visited to experience the craic if only for a taste of Guinness, Darah O’Brien and Tommy Tiernan, Finbar Fury, Mary Black have also performed at this Iconic venue

The owners Dubai Duty Free, whose leadership hails from Ireland, continue to support The Irish Village to increasing success and popularity, making it one of the city’s landmarks which was recently chosen by Emirates Airlines as one of Dubai’s major attractions and features in their worldwide campaign.