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Off the Field Skehill Softball

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The 6th annual softball tournament to benefit the Skehill Foundation, in memory of the late NYC firefighter Patrick Skehill, will be held Saturday, June 2, starting at 9 a.m. at Van Cortlandt Park Parade Grounds. Reception will follow from 3-11 p.m. at Gaelic Park, 240th Street and Broadway, the Bronx. Details, (718) 543-8854.

L.I. Fund-raiser

A fund-raiser to benefit the Long Island Gaels Gaelic Football Club will be held Sunday, June 3, from 6-10 p.m. at Stingers Pub, 300 Sunrise Hwy., Rockville Centre. Prizes include round-trip air fare for two, courtesy of Sceptre Tours. Details, (631) 774-0677.

Minor Celtic FC

The New York Minor Celtic Football Club will hold a "Night at the Races," fund-raiser, for upcoming tour to Ireland, Sunday, June 3, at 6 p.m. at Behan’s Pub, Katonah Avenue, Woodlawn. Details, (516) 487-7686.

Camogie Players

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The Washington, D.C., Gaels camogie team is recruiting players for the 2001 season. The team trains on Wednesdays and Sundays in Virginia and Maryland, and all training sites are Metro accessible. Please call coach Niall Dempsey at (301) 495-7740 or check out:www.wdcg’ls.com or email wdcg’ls@hotmail.com.

Wild Geese Golf

The Ninth Annual Wild Geese Golf Classic will be held Wednesday, July 25, at Griffith Harris Golf Course, 1300 King St., Greenwich, Conn. Details, (203) 531-5547.

Sligo Hospice Golf

The 8th annual Charity Golf Tournament to aid Northwest Hospice Cancer Care Unit, will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at Pleasantview Lodge, Freehold (Catskills), N.Y. Tee-time, 11 a.m. Details, John J. Foody, (845) 359-1386.

NICE Golf Benefit

The Northern Ireland Children’s Enterprise 13th Annual Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, June 21, at Mount Kisco Country Club. Details, (914) 666-6656 or www.nicekids.org.

ICCUSA, Echo Golf

The Ireland Chamber of Commerce in the U.S. will again host the annual business awards dinner and golf outing, to be held on Tuesday, June 26, at the Kildare Hotel & Country Club in Ireland, site of the Ryder Cup 2005. ICCUSA is working with the Irish Echo newspaper, the Dublin Chamber of Commerce, and the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry in presenting the event, which honors U.S. firms that have made contributions to Ireland’s economic well-being. Tee times, allotted on a first-come, first-served basis, will be limited to 10 teams. Information about the awards dinner and golf outing may be obtained from ICCUSA at (908) 286-1300; www.iccusa.org.

Celtic Training

The Celtics train Tuesdays at 5 p.m. at Alley Pond Park in Queens, and in the Bronx each Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Sunday mornings at 10:30. Details, Eugene McArdle, (718) 624-3774.

Astoria Gaels Training

Astoria Gaels Gaelic training takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at Astoria Park. Details, Vivion at (646) 594-6629.

Chicago Celtic

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

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