The meeting was held on March 1st, 2016 at Gerard’s Restaurant in Adam’s Village, Dorchester, MA.
Present – Derek Mawn, Jim Gallagher, Noel Murphy, Charlie Mawn, Mark & Nelba Fitzpatrick, Jim Keaney, Phil & Peggy Bohan, Mary & Bridie McDermott, Cathy Mawn, Maura Weir
The First Annual Mass of Remembrance for deceased members and friends of the Leirtim Socieity on Sunday April 3rd at 11am at the Irish Cultural Centre. If you are interested in having breakfast with the other members of the Leitrim Society after the mass, please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230. The full Irish Breakfast is $12.
The Spring Dance will be held Saturday April 16th at the Irish Cultural Centre starting at 7:30pm. Music provided by Noel Henry’s Irish Showband. Tickets will be available at the door and are $15. Coffee and tea will be available. Donations for the raffle are gratefully appreciated.
We received a thank you note from the family of Sean MacDiarmada and copies will be available at the dance along with photos and local newspaper articles from the unveiling of the plaque.
We are still in contact with several other County Associations in Boston regarding planning a local event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Uprising of 1916.
Dennis Mawn is running for Selectman in Norwood. Please get out and vote for Dennis!
Maura Weir has a few copies of the Leitrim Guardians available for $20. Please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230 if you are interested in purchasing one.
Next month’s meeting will be Tuesday April 5th at Blasi’s Café (the Fat Belly Deli) across the street from Gerards at 8pm.