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Off the Field Rockland GFC Field Day

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The Rockland Gaelic Football Club will hold the Robert McKiernan 6th Annual Memorial Field Day, on Saturday, July 8, at 2 p.m. Admission free. Players, families and friends invited. Details, Peter McGovern (914) 735-5704; Tom Fennell (914) 735-2913.

Take Your Pick’ in Sean Og’s

The Monaghan women’s Gaelic Football Club is hosting a weekly "Take Your Pick" in Sean Og’s Tavern in Woodside on Friday nights in June and July. Tickets may be bought on the night for $5. The jackpot has not yet been won and will be $600 this week.

Erin’s Rovers LGFC

The Erin’s Rovers Football Club of Chicago will hold their annual dance and $100 raffle on Friday, July 14, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at The Glengarriff, 7216 W. 119th St., Palos Heights. Free Admission & Cash Bar. Theme is "Come Relive the 80s" Come dressed in 80s attire and win prizes. Details, call Peggy at (708) 444-0034.

European Soccer Tour

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Manhattan Kickers’ player-coach Mike Fitzgerald is looking for players to join an 18-man Kickers squad on a six-match tour of England, Scotland and Ireland from July 27 to Aug. 6. Call him at (212) 675-7314 for more details.

Seattle Gaels Football Club

A 13-aside tournament in Seattle will take place July 15-16 against teams from San Diego and Los Angeles. On July 23 at 1 p.m., an exhibition game will take place in Seattle at the Irish Heritage Club picnic at Lake Sammamish State Park, near Issaquah.

Project Children 5K

Project Children will hold its first 5K Run/Walk on Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. at the South Mountain Reservation in Maplewood, N.J. The course will be certified with awards to the top finishers in various categories. The awards ceremony, sponsored by Coors Light, will be held at the Shillelagh Club on Prospect Avenue, West Orange. Details, Tom Wester at (973) 762-2930 or visit http://run.to/projectchildren.

Mayo GFC tour

The Mayo Gaelic Football Team of Greater New York are going on tour to Ireland in July. The flight departs July 20 and return date is optional. There are some seats available on the flight. Anyone interested should contact Kathleen Rowland, (914) 237-9388 or Tully Travel, (914) 237-7408. Tully Travel is located at 957 McLean Ave., Yonkers.

Hospice Golf Tournament

The 7th annual charity golf tournament to benefit the Sligo-based Northwest cancer hospice unit will take place Aug. 19 on a new 18-hole golf course at Pleasantville Thunderhart, in Freehold, N.Y. Tee time is 11 a.m.

The course was previously a 9-hole course but now, with 18 holes, is able to accommodate up to 144 golfers. "This year I would ask that every golfer bring an extra golfer with them," tournament organizer John Foody said.

The cost is $100 per person or $400 per foursome; this includes green fees, electric cart, light lunch and refreshments and full course dinner. Tee sponsorship costs $100. To attend the dinner costs $25 per person. Payment must be received by Aug. 15. Checks, payable to Northwest Hospice, may be mailed to John J. Foody, 47 Yale Terrace, Blauvelt, NY 10913 For details, call John Foody at (914) 359-1386, Ray Conlon at (718) 278-5871 or John Cawley (914) 623-6416. Those requiring overnight accommodation should call (518) 634-7816.

County Clare Golf Outing

County Clare 2000 5th annual golf outing to benefit children with special needs at St. Clare’s School in Ennis, Co. Clare, will take place July 20 at Blue Hills Country Club in Pearl River. Sign-in time is 11 a.m. and tee-time is at noon. The cost is $100 per person or $400 per fourball. Sponsorship of a tee box costs $200. A reception and dinner will follow at Bishops with a special presentation by St. Clare’s School in honor of Inagh-born Martin Devereaux, vicepresident and business agent of Carpenters’ Local 608. Details, call P. J. Harvey at (516) 775-3886 or Pat Moroney at (914) 359-8000.

Croí Golf Tournament

Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiology Foundation, in association with Temple Bar in Stamford, Conn., will host its 4th annual golfing tournament and auction on Aug. 21. The tournament will be at Silvermine Golf Club, 95 N. Seir Hill Rd. in Norwalk, Conn. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $150 for an individual or $600 per foursome. The entry fee includes breakfast before tee off, green fees, cart, lunch and entry to awards dinner featuring three-hour open bar. Hole sponsorship costs $150 for individuals and $350 for corporations. Checks, payable to Croí, with sheet listing the names of players, should be mailed to Croí, P.O. Box 513, Oradell, N.J. 07649. Details, call Brian Nolan at (201) 599-2351 or Barry Lynch at (570) 992-9965.

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