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Off the Field: New York GAA meeting this Thursday

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

An important meeting concerning New York football will take place Thursday evening in the Lansdowne Bar, in the Bronx, directly following the regular GAA meeting.

All delegates must attend.

Benefits for Kilkenny hurler, Clare native

A fundraiser for an injured Kilkenny hurling club member will take place on Oct. 22 in Behan’s Pub, on Katonah Avenue, in Yonkers.

The first prize in a special drawing is a trip for two to Florida. There will be numerous other prizes.

There will also be live music.

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Meanwhile, in the Tara Hill, also on Katonah Avenue, a benefit for Patsy Garry, a native of Kildysart, Co. Clare, will take place Oct. 24 at 5 p.m.

Garry, 24, suffered severe injuries when hit by a bus on Katonah Avenue on Aug. 9. This benefit is to defray his medical expenses.

Details, (718) 655-8391.

Reception for Mayo manager

A reception in honor of John Maughan, former manager of the Mayo senior football team, will take lace Oct. 23 at 9 p.m. in Rosie’s Restaurant, 207 Bergen Turnpike, Little Ferry, N.J.

Details, (201) 440-0040.

Marathon recruiting

The Joints in Motion training team is now recruiting runners and walkers for the Dublin marathon on Oct. 25. Those who sign up will receive 20 weeks of group training, round-trip air fare, hotel accommodations and prizes — all for raising a minimum of $3,600 through sponsor donations. Those who run-walk will benefit the Arthritis Foundation. Details, (212) 894-8705.

N.Y. ladies GAA

New York Ladies GAA 7th Annual Dinner Dance on November 26 at the Lake Isle Country Club, Westchester. Music by: Summer Breeze.

This year’s guest of honor is Eamonn Duffy, native of Mayo.

For further details please contact: Dance Chairperson Rosie O’Reilly,

tel (718) 325-8715, or if you wish to place an ad in the Journal, contact Journal Chairperson Pauline Boylan, tel 718-994-5939. Tickets $65.

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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