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Off the Field: Tyrone Club in Philly celebrates

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

The Tyrone Gaelic Football Club of Philadelphia has announced plans for a golden jubilee banquet in celebration of its 50th anniversary. With a total of 18 senior Philadelphia divisional championship titles, as well as five senior, one intermediate and three junior North American County Board championship titles, Tyrone is the most decorated club in Philadelphia.

The club will celebrate on Nov. 20 at Dugan’s Restaurant, 7900 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia.

Special guests will be Sean McCague, president elect of the GAA, and Cuthbert Donnelly, chairman of the Tyrone County board. Also honored will be James Treacy, Larry Strain, Mike Kirk, Joseph Keating, Hugh McDermott, John Keenan and Frank McCartan, man of the year.

Friends of Tyrone who are residents in any other part of the U.S. and who wish to attend may contact Owen Treacy at (610) 828-5240 or Anne McElroy at (215) 572-7786.

Tickets cost $50 and attendance by reservation only.

Cavan to honor Denneny

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The Cavan Football Club of New York has chosen Vincent Denneny as their

Guest of Honor for their 31st Annual Dinner Dance on Saturday Dec. 4,

at the Astoria Manor. Denneny, a native of Ballymahugh, Co. Cavan,

immigrated to New York in 1978 and lives in Yonkers with his wife,

Brenda, and three sons Brian, Shane and Conor. The Club will also honor Dessie O’Reilly (Senior Player of the Year), Sean Lennon (Junior Player of the Year) and Justine Clifford (Ladies Player of the Year). Tickets to the dance are $75 and can be obtained by calling Dance Chairperson Tom Cahill at (718) 994-4257. Ads in Souvenir Journal are $100 and $60. Contact Journal Chairperson Patricia Sheridan at (718) 543-7726 or fax (718) 543-8606.

N.Y. Ladies GAA

New York Ladies GAA 7th Annual Dinner Dance on Nov. 26 at the Lake Isle Country Club, Westchester. Music by: Summer Breeze. This year’s guest of honor is Eamonn Duffy, native of Mayo. Details, Rosie O’Reilly at (718) 325-8715, or if you wish to place an ad in the Journal, contact Journal Chairperson Pauline Boylan at (718) 994-5939. Tickets $65.

Seeking Golfers

The Tri-County Golf Club in Northern New Jersey is seeking new members for the 1999 season. Details, Mike McCormack at (973) 643-3984 or evenings at (201) 997-8914.

Mayo Trip

The Mayo-New York Football Club is organizing a trip to Ireland in July 2000. Anyone interested in joining should call Pat Gavin at (914) 237-9372.

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