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Off the Field NYLGAA AGM

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The New York Ladies GAA will hold their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the Riverdale Steakhouse. All clubs must attend.

The election of new officers will take place. All nominations must be received by the secretary no later than Tuesday, Jan. 12th.

The outgoing officers are President, Terry Connaughton; Vice President, Anne Holland; Treasurer, Mary Toolan; Secretary, Caroline Conway; Asst. Secretary, Teresa O’Malley; PRO, Marie Flood; Asst. PRO, Mairead Casey; Registrar, Kathleen Rowland; Games Coordinator, Marie Curran; Custodian, Philip Sheridan; Irish Language Officer:, Mary Kearney Cooney; Development Officer, Anne Holland.

On Sunday, Feb. 7, the LGAA will hold their Annual Rules Convention in the Riverdale Steakhouse.

Benefit for Shamrock’s players

A pub trivia night, to benefit the injured soccer players’ fund and Shamrock’s soccer players, will take place Jan. 22, at 8 p.m., in J. J. Gilligan’s, 46th Street, in Sunnyside, Queens. The entry fee is $40 for a table of four. Table sponsorship is also $40. For information, call (718) 784-9384.

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Minor Board annual banquet

The GAA Minor Board’s 29th Annual Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday evening, Jan. 23, at the Polish Center, 92 Waverly St., Yonkers. Guests of honor on this festive occasion will be two of New York’s most dedicated Gaels, Pete Jones ( St. Joseph’s F.C.) and Rita Concannon (Rangers F.C). The coveted James O’Sullivan Award will be presented to Noel O’Connell. All 1998 divisional champions, players of the year, 1998 All Stars, scholarship winners will be honored. The MC for the evening is Tommy Smyth of ESPN TV fame. A special souvenir journal will be published. For information or reservations, call general chairman Denis Twomey at (212) 535-6620 or Mike Keane at (914) 565-0065.

Leitrim dance

The Leitrim football dance will take place Jan. 30 in M’stros, Morris Park, in the Bronx. Music will be provided by The Cara Band. The guest of honor will be Mike Brosnan. For information, call Frank Brady at (914) 963-8729.

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