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Off the Field Mayo to honor Seamus Clarke

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

Mayo Gaelic Football club, New York will hold its annual dinner dance on April 15 at the Polish Center, 92 Waverly St., Yonkers. This year’s guest of honor will be Seamus Clarke from Gortletteragh, Co. Leitrim, co-owner of J.P. Clarkes Saloon on McLean Ave., Yonkers.

The Mayo Gael of the Year Award will be given to Michael Ruane from Moy Davitt’s club. Mike, as he is known in the club was one of the people responsible for reorganizing the club in ’97 and was a member of the Junior team that won the championship that year.

Seamus McDonagh is dance chairman (718) 430-9865. He is assisted by John Browne and Mary Turner. Journal chairman is Vincent Heraty (718) 324-2542. For tickets call club secretary Kathleen Rowland (914) 237-9387.

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.

Donegal F.C. Banquet

The Donegal Football Club of New York will celebrate its 52nd Anniversary Banquet on Saturday, April 22, at Leonard’s of Great Neck. Guest of Honor is Paul Timoney of Donegal Town. Monty Moloney, president of the New York GAA, is the Campbell-Houlihan Recipient. Music by Homeward Bound. Tickets $65. Details, (914) 693-1875 or (914) 674-4451.

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Tickets available for Ireland-U.S. game

The United States men’s national soccer team will put its undefeated record at Foxboro Stadium on the line when the USA battles Ireland as part of U.S. Cup 2000 on June 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Advance individual ticket prices for the match are 425, $35 and $50 per seat. On the day of game, the tickets will cost $30, $40 and $65 per seat. Discounted tickets for groups are also available.

For individual tickets, call TicketMaster at (617) 931-2222

The U.S. and Ireland have squared off six times, with the U.S. never losing on American soil.

St. Raymond’s GFC

The St. Raymond’s Gaelic Football Club will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a dinner dance on April 15 at 8 p.m. in Rory Dolan’s Restaurant in Yonkers.

Guests of honor are Noel Blanchfield and the club’s original families. the club is also publishing a souvenir journal.

For details on the dance and journal, call cochairmen Pat Ryan at (914) 237-8706 or Sean O’Flynn at (718) 325-5042.

Irish Softball League

The Irish Softball League is looking for teams for the summer season. Limit 12 teams. Five American/Irish rule applies. Details, Irish Rover at (718) 278-9372.

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.

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.

Waterford Club

The Waterford Hurling and Football Club will hold its annual dinner dance on April 29 in Rory Dolan’s, 890 McLean Avenue in Yonkers. The guest of honor will be Paddy Moroney, of Medway Travel in Boston. The Player of the Year Award will go to Dave Ryan.

Cocktail hour starts at 8 p.m.

Details, call dance chairman Jimmy French at (914) 963-1295.

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