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Off the Field New York Ladies AGM

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The New York Ladies GAA will hold their AGM on Sunday, Feb. 4, at Riverdale Steak House, Riverdale Avenue at 59th Street, the Bronx. Mass will be celebrated at noon for deceased members of the association. Meeting will follow the Mass.

The New York women were narrowly defeated by Down in the All-Ireland Ladies Junior Football Championship last season. A large crowd is expected and plans are already in place to coordinate the upcoming championship. New members welcome. Details, Ann Holland, (914) 776-4355

Tyrone GFC

At the Tyrone Gaelic Football Club’s AGM last weekend at the Heritage Bar in the Bronx, the following officers were elected: president, Jimmy Hanna; chairman, Noel Bonner; treasurer, Seamus McNabb; secretary, Paddy McDonagh; manager, John Moore; senior delegates, Bernard Keenan and Enda Donnelly; alternates, Peter McNamee and Declan Colton.

A players meeting will be scheduled for mid-February. All new players welcome and can contact Paddy McDonagh at (212) 201-2466.

Mayo AGM

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The following officers were elected at the annual general meeting of the Mayo GAA Club, held at the Lansdowne, on Sunday, Jan. 21,: honorary president, Frank Durkin; honorary vice president, Paddy Muldoon; chairman, Gary Dunleavy; vice chairman, Vinny Heraty; secretary, Kathleen Rowland; treasurer, John Burke; financial secretary, John Browne; insurance officer, Kevin Touhy; PRO, Louise McMahon; senior manager, John Burke; junior manager, Kevin Touhy; senior delegates to N.Y. Board, Pat Gavin and Rosie O’Reilly; senior alternates, James Prenty and John Browne; junior delegates, David Colleran and Denis Curtin; junior alternates, P.J. Huvane, Pat Gavin; custodians, Vinny Heraty and Kevin Touhy.

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.

Young Ireland’s camogie

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.

Meath AGM

The Meath Gaelic Football Club will hold their annual general meeting on Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Aqueduct, the Bronx. For details, call Anthony Gaughan at (718) 726-7751, Dermot Callan at (845) 365-0995 or Dennis Brennan at (718) 994-1766.

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 Women

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.

Millrose tix on sale

Tickets are available for the 94th running of the Millrose Games on Feb. 2 at Madison Square Garden. Held annually since 1908, the Millrose Games is the second stop on the indoor leg of USATF’s "Golden Spike Tour" and is the longest running sporting event in Madison Square Garden’s history.

Tickets will be available at the Madison Square Garden box office at (212) 465-MSGI and at Ticketmaster outlets. Local ticketmaster information and Ticketmaster charge-by-phone numbers are (212) 307-7171, (201) 507-8900, (914) 454-3388 and (203) 624-0033, or visit their website www.ticketmaster.com Ticket prices are $25, $35, $50, $70.

Chicago Celtic

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

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