LSB SPRING DANCE POSTPONED

Dear Members and Friends,

Due to the ongoing COVID 19 situation and following the recommendations from the CDC and governor in regards to group gatherings, we will be postponing our Spring Dance, originally scheduled for March 28th at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton.

Please note also, that the ICC Pub & Restaurant is temporarily closed with all events cancelled. All room rentals are suspended through the end of March.

We wish you a safe, healthy, and happy St. Patrick’s Day. Look forward to seeing everyone soon again.

Regards,
LSB Board

February 2020 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

Present – Cathy Mawn, Charlie Mawn, Mary and Bridie McDermott, Mark Fitzpatrick, Noel Murphy, Jim Gallagher and Jim Keaney

The 4th Annual Leitrim Society Mass will be held Sunday, March 1st. Breakfast for $12.00 immediately following the mass.

The 2020 Spring Dance is March 28th at the ICC in Canton from 7-11pm. Music will be provided by Margaret Dalton and Erin’s Melody. Please join us for a great evening. Tickets are $15.

Please remember in your prayers, Paddy Mawn, longtime member, who recently passed away.

Members need to renew their membership for 2020 for the Society. Dues remain the same- $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

The committee voted to not have a January meeting.

Congratulations to member, Gerry Manning, on being inducted as a Knight into the Ordre Lafayette. The Ordre Lafayette is an organization that aims to maintain and develop bonds of friendship between the US and France.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA. on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend and most of us arrive early for dinner. We’d like to thank the Adams Corner Café for the generous use of the back room for our meetings. They have been gracious hosts and the food is outstanding! You can have an Irish breakfast (with homemade Irish sausage) for dinner!!!

LSB Christmas Party 2019

It's Christmas time!

Sunday December 8th, 2019 4 – 8pm

The Leitrim Society of Boston invites you to our annual Christmas Party at

Irish Cultural Centre
200 New Boston Drive
Canton, MA

Food, Fun Music and a Visit from Santa!
Come enjoy a great family evening.

Tickets $25 (Children eat free)
* Must be purchased in advance by Dec 1st *

There will be NO tickets sold at the door!

For tickets call Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230

It's Christmas time!

November 2019 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

Present: Derek Mawn, Jim Gallagher, Noel Murphy, Cathy Mawn, Charlie Mawn, Mary McDermott, Jim Keaney and Bride McDermott

The Christmas Dance will be held Sunday December 8th from 4-8pm at the ICC in Canton. Entertainment will be provided by Kathy and the Irish Americans. For ticket information please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230. Remember, no tickets are sold at the door.
ALL TICKETS MUST BE ORDERED BY DECEMBER 1ST!

Donations for the raffle would be greatly appreciated!

Please remember in your prayers, as the holiday season approaches, the family of Phil Bohan, our Sergeant-at-Arms. He was a faithful and generous benefactor to the Leitrim Society along with his wife Peg, as well as just a lovely and cheerful man. He will be sorely missed

Members need to renew their membership for 2019 for the Society. Dues remain the same- $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

There will be no meeting in January as per usual. The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend and most of us arrive early for dinner. We’d like to thank the Adams Corner Café for the generous use of the back room for our meetings. They have been gracious hosts and the food is outstanding! You can have an Irish breakfast (with homemade Irish sausage) for dinner!

Have a very safe & Happy Thanksgiving!

September/October 2019 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

Present: September- Cathy Mawn, Charlie Mawn, Mary McDermott, Jim Keaney and Bride McDermott
Present: October – Jim Gallagher, Jim Keaney and Noel Murphy

The Christmas Dance will be held Sunday December 8th from 4-8pm at the ICC in Canton. Entertainment will be provided by Kathy and the Irish Americans. For ticket information please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230.

We did not have a quorum for both September and October meetings due to scheduling conflicts, we hope to see everyone at the November meeting.

Members need to renew their membership for 2019 for the Society. Dues remain the same- $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend and most of us arrive early for dinner. We’d like to thank the Adams Corner Café for the generous use of the back room for our meetings. They have been gracious hosts and the food is outstanding! You can have an Irish breakfast (with homemade Irish sausage) for dinner!!

April 2019 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

Present – Mary McDermott, Derek Mawn, Cathy Mawn, Charlie Mawn, Peggy and Phil Bohan, Mark Fitzpatrick, Noel Murphy, Jim Gallagher and Jim Keaney

The 2019 Spring Dance was held on March 23rd at the ICC. Margaret Dalton and Erin’s Melody were great and everyone had a lively night.

Please remember in your prayers, Denis Keaney R.I.P., son of longtime member, Philomena Keaney, who recently passed away.

There are ongoing discussions on donating to the Leitrim Wall Fundraising Drive in the name of the Leitrim Society. If you are also interested, the website is: http://www.leitrimwall.com.

Nominations were held on April 2nd, the following people have been nominated for board positions: President: Derek Mawn, Vice President: Jim Gallagher, Treasurer: Noel Murphy, Public Relations: Mark Fitzpatrick, Sergent at Arms: Phil Bohan, Membership Secretary: Mary McDermott, Recording Secretary: Cathy Mawn, Trustee: Jim Keaney, Trustee: Peggy Bohan, Corresponding Secretary: Nelba Fitzpatrick, and Honorary Chairman: Charlie Mawn.

Members need to renew their membership for 2019 for the Society. Dues remain the same- $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

The general election will take place at the May 7th meeting, with the swearing in of all newly elected board members. There will be appetizers at the meeting after the swearing is held.

The meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, Ma. on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend! We’d like to thank the Adams Corner Café for the generous use of the back room for our meetings. They have been gracious hosts and the food is outstanding! You can have an Irish breakfast (with homemade Irish sausage) for dinner!!

 

March 2019 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

Present – Mary McDermott, Derek Mawn, Cathy Mawn, Bridie McDermott, Jim Gallagher and Jim Keaney

The 3rd Annual Leitrim Society mass was held Sunday, March 3rd. There was a great turn out and Fr. Dan Finn celebrated the mass.

The 2019 Spring Dance is March 23rd at the ICC in Canton from 7-11pm. Music will be provided by Margaret Dalton and Erin’s Melody. Please join us for a great evening. Tickets are $15. Donations for the Spring Dance raffle and desserts are greatly appreciated!

Our thoughts and prayers are with Kathleen Gallagher, wife of Frank Gallagher.

Please remember in your prayers, Denis Geoghegan brother of Kathleen Gallagher, who recently passed away in Ireland.

If you are interested in becoming more active in the Leitrim Society, we will be taking nominations for all board positions at the April meeting! We’d love to get some fresh faces on the board!
The general election will take place at the May 7th meeting, with the swearing in of all newly elected board members on June 4th.

Members need to renew their membership for 2019 for the Society. Dues remain the same- $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA. on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend and most of us arrive early for dinner. We’d like to thank the Adams Corner Café for the generous use of the back room for our meetings. They have been gracious hosts and the food is outstanding! You can have an Irish breakfast (with homemade Irish sausage) for dinner!!

LSB Spring Dance 2019

Saturday March 23rd, 2019 from 7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.

The Leitrim Society of Boston invites you to our annual Spring Dance at

Irish Cultural Center
200 New Boston Drive
Canton, MA 02021

Musical entertainment on the night is provided by Erin’s Melody with Margaret Dalton.

Come enjoy a great family evening.

Tickets – available at the door, are $15 per person and we hope to see you all there!

For further information please call: 617-549-3230

And don’t forget to help spread the word…

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February 2019 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

The meeting was held on February 5th, 2019 at The Adams Corner Café and Butcher Shop at 782 Adams St., Dorchester.

Present – Mary McDermott, Derek Mawn, Noel Murphy, Charlie Mawn, Mark Fitzpatrick, Cathy Mawn, Bridie McDermott, Jim Gallagher and Jim Keaney.

Apologies for omitting the December minutes. The Christmas Dance was a success! Everyone enjoyed themselves!

The Annual Leitrim Society Mass will be held Sunday, March 3rd at 11a.m. at the ICC in Canton. There will be a breakfast buffet following the mass for $12 per person.

The 2019 Spring Dance is March 23rd at the ICC in Canton from 7-11pm. Music will be provided by Margaret Dalton and Erin’s Melody. Please join us for a great evening. Tickets are $15. Donations for the Spring Dance raffle are greatly appreciated!

A donation was made by the society to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association, a very worthy cause championed by Cloone man Andy McGovern, the world’s longest survivor of this disease. You can see more details on Andy’s story here.

If you are interested in becoming more active in the Leitrim Society, we will be taking nominations for all board positions at the April meeting. We’d love to get some fresh faces on the board! The general election will take place at the May meeting, with the swearing in of all newly elected board members in June.

Members need to renew their membership for 2019 for the Society. Dues remain the same – $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA. on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend and most of us arrive early for dinner. We’d like to thank the Adams Corner Café for the generous use of the back room for our meetings. They have been gracious hosts and the food is outstanding! You can have an Irish breakfast (with homemade Irish sausage) for dinner!!