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International Camogie Weekend in Van Cortlandt

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The North East American Camogie Assoc. will hold its sixth annual International Camogie Weekend hosted by New York Young Irelands Camogie Club, Aug. 19 at 11:30 a.m., at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx; Aug. 20, Ireland vs United States, 10:30 a.m., Gaelic Park, Bronx. Details, (718) 651-7336

Softball tournament

Catholic Charities will hold a CYO Celebrity Softball Tournament on Wed., Aug. 16 in Central Park’s Heckschler Field off Sixth Ave. and 59th Street from 2-5:30 p.m. A dinner will follow at Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant, 140 Central Park South, 6-9 p.m. Details, (718) 722-6215

Race night change

The New York Young Ireland’s race night fund-raiser will take place on Sunday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. in Behan’s Pub, 4299 Katonah Ave., Woodlawn, in the Bronx. Details, Treasa Goodwin-Smyth at (718) 651-7336.

Islip Soccer tournament

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Islip Soccer Club will hold the 8th annual Gary Carey Cup Aug. 26-27 at 401 Main St., Islip. The tournament is sponsored by Lily Flannagan’s. Teams taking part are the Irish Rovers, Oceanside, Lindenhurst and Islip. Details, Aidan Lyons at Lyonsey@aol.com.

GAA minor board

The GAA minor board of greater New York will hold its 6th annual fall dance and social on Sept. 16 at 9 p.m. at Gaelic Park Casino, 240th Street and Broadway, in the Bronx. The honorees will be Michael Forde and John Greaney. Dancing by the Michael Sheahan Variety band. Tickets cost $50 each.

Wheelchair competition

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital will host a wheelchair competition on Friday evening, Sept. 15, and all day Saturday, Sept. 16. Events include a slalom course, javelin, table tennis, shot put, discus, club throw, weight lifting, softball throw and 60- and 1,500-meter races.

Details, (914) 597-2466.

Disabled artists

In celebration of National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, the The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is hosting an art exhibit of disabled artists in September. Disabled artists interested in exhibiting should contact Joanne Auerbach at (914) 597-2248 by July 15 or visit web page at www.burke.org.

Soccer players in Chicago

Chicago Celtic Soccer club is looking for experienced players for their Sunday morning men’s team. For more information, call John O’ Sullivan at (773) 736-5391 or e- mail Josulli887 @aol.com

Fundraiser for Derry City

A fundraiser for Derry City Football Club will take place Oct. 13 in the Shannon Pub, Main Street, Snyder, near Buffalo, N.Y. Music will be provided by the Glengarry Bhoys, Fiona Molloy, Seamus Kennedy and Gerry McCrudden.

The fundraiser will also include raffles and an auction selling off items from team hats to the original signed manuscript of "The Town I Loved So Well" by Phil Coulter, who is the chairman of the Derry team.

For details, call Kevin Townsell at (716) 839-0002 or log onto www.shannonpub.com

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