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Off the Field Dublin GAA Dance

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The New York Dublin GAA club will hold their annual dinner dance on Saturday, April 14, at 8 p.m. at Rory Dolan’s, McLean Avenue, Yonkers. Guest of honor is Mick Crowley. Details, Naoise Boyle at (914) 237-3139 or Niall Rice at (914) 237-4470.

Kerry F.C. Banquet

The Kerry Football Club of Boston will hold their annual banquet on Saturday, April 14, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Florian Hall, Hallet Street, Dorchester. Special guests Sean Walsh, County Board chairman; Jim Deenihan, captain of Kerry’s four in a row; Sam Maguire Cup. Persons of the Year, Tom and Ellen Griffin. Music by Andy Healy’s Band. Details, (617) 484-8481.

Mayo to Honor Gavin

Westport native and New York stalwart Pat Gavin is to be honored this year at the annual Mayo GFC dinner dance, which takes place on April 21 at the Polish Center on Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers. The club will also have the All-Ireland women’s championship and league cups on display. Team members Maria Staunton and all-star Cora Staunton will be in attendance. Details, Kathleen Rowland at (718) 324-1615 or Vinnie Heraty at (718) 324-2543.

Limerick Hurling Dance

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The Limerick Hurling Club of New York will hold their annual dinner dance on Saturday, April 28, at Rory Dolan’s in Yonkers. Guest of honor is Billy Lee, and player of the year is Dave Simms. Details, Brendan Sullivan at (914) 237-8022.

Jersey H.C. Dance

The New Jersey Hurling Club Dance will take place on Saturday, May 12, at LCC Hall, 6 Davis Ave., Kearney, N.J. Guests of honor are Noel Courtney from County Kerry and Limerick’s Mike Halpin. Player of the year is Willy Clooney from Laois. Music by Tommy Goodwin and Sharon. Details, Pat Lynch at (973) 783-6382 or Kevin Corbett at (908) 259-0985.

Donegal FC Dance

The Donegal Football Club will hold its annual dinner dance on Saturday, April 28, at Leonard’s of Great Neck. Guest of honor, Donal Gallagher. Senior player of the year, Mick Moran. Campbell Houlihan award, Joan Kiernan. Championship medals will be presented to the senior team. Details, (718) 994-9400.

Astoria Gaels

Astoria Gaels Gaelic training takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at Astoria Park. Details, Vivion at (646) 594-6629. There is a soccer game Sunday against United Bulgaria. Details, Jimmy at (718) 781-5731. A self-defense course begins Saturday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. Details, David at (917) 301-4376.

Connecticut State H.C.

The Connecticut State Hurling Club will hold its annual dinner dance on Saturday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at Hibernian Hall, 186 Greyrock Pl., Stamford. Guests of honor, John and Ann Curtin. Player of the year, Paul Rafter. Music by Good Clean Fun. Details, (203) 838-0222.

Meath GFC Dance

The Meath Gaelic Football Club will hold their annual dance on Friday, May 11, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Durows, 81-01 Myrtle Ave., Queens. Guest of honor, Tommy Dowd. Music by Good Clean Fun. Details, (516) 671-9198.

O’Farrell’s Golf Benefit

The Fourth Annual O’Farrell’s Golf Outing will be held Friday, May 11, at 1 p.m. at Douglaston Golf Course, Queens. The event will benefit the Fr. Martin Keavney Brazilian Fund and the Mayo Ladies F.C. of N.Y. Details, (212) 268-0587 or (718) 652-1615.

Tara Circle Charity Golf

The Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. 1, Yonkers, will sponsor a Charity Golf Outing to benefit Tara Circle on Friday, May 18, at Dunwoodie Golf Course, Yonkers. Details, (914) 237-3828.

Hugh L. Carey Golf

The 2001 Gov. Hugh L. Carey Challenge Cup AM-AM Competition will be held Monday, May 7, at Portmarnock Golf Club, Dublin. Details, (914) 347-4653.

Fitzpatrick Tournament

The 8th Annual Eithne Fitzpatrick Memorial Golf Tournament, to benefit The American Ireland Fund’s Corrymeela Reconciliation Centre and The Barretstown Gang Camp, will be held Monday, May 21, at Knollwood Country Club, Elmsford, N.Y. Details, (201) 507-5132.

NICE Golf Benefit

The Northern Ireland Children’s Enterprise 13th Annual Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 21, at Mount Kisco Country Club. Details, (914) 666-6656 or www.nicekids.org.

GAA Supporters Club

The newly formed New York GAA Supporters Club are planning a monster golf outing for April 21 at the Irish golf club at Unionvale, N.Y. All funds raised goes to the New York county team traveling expenses as well as to an injury players fund. Those interested in taking part or contributing to the fund should contact any of the GAA members or the President Monty Moloney.

Rockland Senior B Champions

The Rockland Gaelic Athletic Association, Inc. will hold its Senior B Champions Presentation Dinner Dance on Saturday, April 21, at Bishop’s, 51 Rte. 303, Tappan, N.Y. Guest of honor, Patrick J. Moroney, Rockland County legislator. Details, (212) 751-0250.

Celtic’s GFC

New York GAA supporters and all Gaels are invited to join the Celtic football club for it’s fourth annual golf tournament on Monday, April 30, at the Clearview Park Golf Course. Tee time is 9:30 a.m. For information and teams, call Donie O’Sullivan at (718) 824-9229, John Cox at (718) 324-0984 or John Marren at (212) 534-6845.

Chicago Celtic

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

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