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Off the Field Mayo Ladies GFC dart competition

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The Mayo Ladies GFC will hold a fund-raiser, Feb. 18, at Dirty Nelly’s, McLean Ave., Yonkers. The club is running a special darts competition this year which gets underway at 2 p.m., and all supporters of the Red and Green are invited to attend. Later in the year it is expected that All-Star attacker and All-Ireland medal winner, Cora Staunton will be in town to be honored by the Mayo GAA. All dart players are invited and teams will be organized on the night. Details, (718) 548-6500

Celtic Minors meeting

The New York Celtic Minor Football Football Club will hold their annual general meeting on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 5 p.m. at Behan’s Pub, 4299 Kathonah Ave., the Bronx. All members are asked to attend, For details, call Tommy Traynor at (914) 237-7639.

Waterford AGM

The Waterford Hurling and Football Club will hold their annual general meeting Sunday, Feb. 11, at 5 p.m. at Aqueduct North, Katonah Avenue, Bronx. Details, (718) 324-1497.

Young Ireland’s camogie

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The New York Young Irelands Camogie Club will hold their annual general meeting on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. in Behan’s Pub, 4299 Kathonah Ave., the Bronx. For details, call (718) 651-7336.

Connecticut H.C. AGM

The Connecticut State Hurling Club will hold its AGM Feb. 11 at Temple Bar, Bedford Street, Stamford. New members/players welcome. Details, Mick O’Brien, (203) 541-3943 or Pat Ryan (203) 327-3985.

NICE golf tournament

The second annual NICE golf outing will be held Monday, Feb. 12, at Bear Lakes Golf Club, West Palm Beach, Fla. Registration stars at 11 a.m. with the shotgun tee-off after lunch at 1 p.m. For details, call the Northern Ireland Chilcren’s Enterprise at (914) 66-6656 or e-mail www.nicekids.org.

Kerry dance

The Sam Maguire Cup, symbol of Gaelic football supremacy, will be back in New York for the Kerry Football Club’s annual dinner dance, which will be held Feb. 17 at Astoria World Manor in Queens.

The Kerry club are honoring super-sub Maurice Fitzgerald from St. Mary’s Caherciveen after his contributions during the All-Ireland series. In addition to Fitzgerald, the club will honor Cyril Kearney of Cloghane, Castlegregory, as Clubman of the Year. Senior Player of the Year is Johnny O’Driscoll of Annascaul, Castlegregory. The Junior Player of the Year is Liam Hartnett, who was born in Dublin and lived in Eoin Ruas, Templeglantine, Co. Limerick.

The festivities will begin at 8 p.m. with a cocktail hour. There will be music by Shannon Breeze. Tickets are $75 per person.

This year’s double celebrations will include a few members of the recent victorious All-Ireland Champions and N.Y. Junior "B" title holders.

There will be a souvenir journal. For details, call Anne Holland at (914) 776-4359. Tickets are available from Kathleen Curtin ([914] 395-1465), Jim O’Donnell ([718] 828-7764) or John Riordan ([718] 492-3270).

Raffle tickets are available from Jim Mackessy ([718] 828-0077), Paddy O’Connor ([718] 729-9242), Joan Henchy ([914] 476-7452) or P.J. Mulvihill ([718] 994-6645).

Cavan Ladies

The Cavan Ladies F.C., winners of the last seven senior football championships, will hold a "Night at the Races" on Sunday, Feb. 25, at Granuaile, 790 McLean Ave., Yonkers. Details, Rosie O’Reilly, (914) 237-6956.

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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