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Off the Field Castlebar club play 2 in New York

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

Members of the Castlebar Mitchells Football Club, from County Mayo, arrive in New York today, Wednesday. Their first game is Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. They will play the Mayo team. Their second game will on on this Sunday at 3 p.m., also in Van Cortlandt Park, against Mayo. After both games, there will be a reception in the Lansdowne.

Barnabas FC

Registration for the St. Barnabas Football Club, under 8 and up, including junior, will take place this Sunday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Considine Center, St. Barnabas Church, Woodlawn.

Details, call Bill Donoghue at (718) 325-7582.

Lochrann Linn fund-raiser

A fund-raiser for Lochrann Linn, a fife and drum band from Carrickmacross and

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South Monaghan, will be held on Friday, March 10, from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Fiona’s Bar on Katonah Avenue. The event is to raise money for the band’s traveling expenses., Details, Seamus Dooley at (914) 963 3825 of Katherine Swimburn at (718) 721 0396.

Cavan Cassidy tournament

The Cavan Football Club will hold the annual John Joe Cassidy Memorial 7-A-Side Tournament on Sunday, March 26, in Van Cortlandt Park. Sixteen teams will be allowed into the tournament. For information on registration, please call Chairperson Oliver Smith at (718) 324-0304, Philip Sheridan (718) 543-7726 or Tom Cahill at (718) 994-4257.

Stamford FC dance

The Stamford Football Club will hold their 13th annual dinner dance on Friday, March 10, beginning at 8 p.m. at the Italian Community Center, 1620 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Micheal Brady is the guest of honor. Tickets $65. Details, Ann Marie Dowd at (203) 325-2277.

Sligo honors for Marren

John Marren, president of the Sligo Football Club of New York, will be the guest of honor at the Sligo Association’s annual St. Patrick’s dinner dance on March 11 at 8 p.m. in Leonard’s of Great Neck.

The Sligo Person of the Year is Raymond Conlon.

Marren is a native of Curry, Co. Sligo and has been involved in the GAA all his life, in Ireland and during his time in London before coming to the U.S. in 1963.

Conlon, a native of Gleann, Co. Sligo, is a long-time member and former president of the Sligo Association. Details, Patrick McGettrick at (718) 518-9891.

Kilkenny dance

Kilkenny Hurling Club and the Kilkenny Association of New York will host their annual St. Patrick’s dinner dance on March 11 at Green Tree Country Club in New Rochelle.

The guest of honor will be Dick Lyons and the clubman of the year award will go to Kevin Corbett.

Music will be supplied by Rumor Has It. Cocktail hour will start at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $65 per person.

Details, call Roddy Butler at (914) 237-0424 or Dick Dunne at (718) 279-0544.

Rangers GFC dance

The Rangers Gaelic Football Club will hold its 28th annual dance on Saturday, March 25, from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Gaelic Park in the Bronx. Music by Joey Moran.

Guest of Honor is New York GAA President Monty Moloney. Tom Bermingham is Player of the Year.

The U-10s and U-21s will receive their championship medals, Details, Rita Concannon at (914) 969-8165 or John Phelan at (914) 969-6481.

Stamford GAA dance

The Stamford Football Club will hold a benefit dance and disco on March 25 in the Temple Bar, Bedford Street, Stamford, Conn. This event is a benefit for fire victim Fergus O’Dwyer. Details, call Brenda Costigan at (203) 359-3877.

Players sought

New York Celtic senior football club is looking for new players, former players, transfers. Details, call Donie at (718) 824-9229 or John at (718) 324-0984.

Donegal women’s team

The Donegal Gaelic Football Club is forming a women’s team. Anyone interested in playing or helping out should call Damien at (718) 994-1793 or Catherine at (718) 994-9400.

New Jersey hurlers

The following are the officers of the New Jersey Hurling Club for 2000: chairman, John Slattery; vicechairman, Cathal O’Shaughnessy; treasurer, Finbarr Craughwell; secretary, Kevin Corbett; manager, Pat Lynch; New York delegates, Pat Lynch and Tommy Bermingham; proxies, John Slattery, Cathal O’Shaughnessy; PRO, David O’Brien; sergeant at arms, John Flynn; custodians, Pat McNulty and Evelyn Bermingham; and executive committee, John Mannion and Sean McNamara.

Chicago Celtic Soccer Club

Chicago Celtic Soccer Club is looking for experienced young players for the spring season. Candidates must be willing to train and show up for Sunday Morning games.

Details, John O’Sullivan at (773) 736-5391 or e-mail josulli887@aol.com.

Mayo trip

The Mayo-New York Football Club is organizing a trip to Ireland in July 2000. Anyone interested in joining should call Pat Gavin at (914) 237-9372.

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