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Off the Field Shamrock dinner

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

Shamrock S.C. will hold their 40th Anniversary Dinner at Durows’ of Glendale (82-01 Mrytle Ave., Queens) on Friday, June 30. Old and new members are invited to attend the function at which the club’s top players for the 1999-2000 season will also be honored.

Cocktail hour will be from 8-9 p.m., followed by an open bar until 1 a.m. Tickets $60. Details, John Guildea at (718) 416-1826.

Rockland GFC Field Day

The Rockland Gaelic Football Club presents 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.

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European Soccer Tour

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.

Young Ireland’s Camogie

The New York Young Ireland’s Camogie Club will hold training every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in playing camogie or learning how to play should call (718) 651-7336.

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.

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.

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.

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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