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Off the Field Sligo GAA meeting

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The Sligo GAA Club will hold an important meeting on Sunday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. at Behan’s Pub, Katonah Avenue, the Bronx. New players welcome. Details, Paul Tuffy, (914) 776-5012

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. In addition, Young Irelands would like to thank all their supporters who helped with their recent raffle fund-raiser.

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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).

Millrose tix on sale

Tickets are now available for the 94th running of the Millrose Games. The nation’s greatest indoor track meet is set for Feb. 2, 2001 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.

Throughout its 93-year history, the Millrose Games have featured some of track and field’s greatest legends, including Eamon Coghlan, Jesse Owens, Jackie-Joyner Kersee, Carl Lewis, Gwen Torrence and Mary Decker-Slaney.

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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