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Off the Field Leitrim F.C. elects officers

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

At the recent annual general meeting of the Leitrim Football Club of New York, the following officers were elected: president, Frank Brady; first vice president, Joe Taylor; second vice president, Tony Gormley; secretary, Helen Lavin; treasurer, Pat Murray; custodian, Danny Doohan; sergeant at arms, Sean Jones; delegates, Pat Gormley and Danny Doohan; alternates, Frank Dwyer and Danny Doohan; team manager, Mike Brosnan; assistant team manager, Andy Grady; selector, Paul Doherty;.

The annual dinner dance will be held on Jan. 29 at M’stro’s, Morris Park. Noel Heron is guest of honor, (formerly from Drumshambo). Pat Murray will receive the Joe McInerney Memorial Award.

Kerry victory dance

Plans are under way for the Kerry double victory dance on Feb. 6 in

the Astoria Manor.

Guest of Honor is the great Paddy Kearney (Cloghane). The senior players

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of the year are Paddy O Connor (Faha) and Bingo O’Driscoll (Upper Camp). Louis Holland (Bantry, Co. Cork) is Clubman of the Year.

For information on the victory celebrations or journal, call John Riordan at (718) 492-3270, Jim O Donnell (718) 828-7764 and Kathleen Curtin (914) 395-1465.

Minor Board banquet

The New York Minor Board will hold their 30th annual awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Polish Community Center, 92 Waverly St., Yonkers. Honorees include Danny McKenna, Celtic F.C. The banquet chairman is Kevin Lennon. For details, call him at (914) 620-1233.

Roscommon dinner dance

Roscommon Football Club will hold their annual dinner dance on Feb. 5 at the Polish Center, 92 Waverly St., Yonkers. Music will be provided by Gerry Finlay and the Cara Band. Guest of honor will be Jimmy Naughton. Other award honorees on the night will be; Joe Naughton (Senior Player of the Year), Enda Corr (Junior Player of the Year), Gerry Kelly (Club Person of the Year). Details, Pat Dolan at (718) 994 1730, Martin McDermott at (914) 776 9770. Journal information, Michelle Craven at (718) 796 0049 or Paul Levins at (914) 966 3121

GAA to honor Dooley

Seamus Dooley will be the guest of honor at the New York GAA’s annual banquet, which will be held Feb. 12 at the Astoria Manor in Queens. The dance chairman is John Moore. For details, call him at (516) 746-6300.

Seeking Golfers

The Tri-County Golf Club in Northern New Jersey is seeking new members for the 1999 season. Details, Mike McCormack at (973) 643-3984 or evenings at (201) 997-8914.

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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