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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!!

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!!

November 2018 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

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

Apologies for omitting the October minutes.

The 2018 Christmas Dance is December 9th at the ICC in Canton from 4-8pm. Music will be provided by Kathy and the Irish Americans. Please join us for a great evening. Tickets are $25 (children are free) and must be ordered by December 2nd. Please call Cathy Mawn to reserve your tickets at 617-549-3230. Donations for the Christmas Party raffle are greatly appreciated!

The 2019 Leitrim Guardian will not be released until November 30th. We are looking into ordering copies for those who would like to order. More details to follow.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Eugene Greenan R.I.P. and his family for the loss of his wife and long time member, Kathleen.

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, December 4, 2018 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!!

March 2018 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

Present – Derek Mawn, Mary McDermott, Nelba and Mark Fitzpatrick, Jim Gallagher, Frank Gallagher, Connie and Mary McEleney, Noel Murphy, Charlie Mawn, Phil & Peggy Bohan, Cathy Mawn, Bridie McDermott and Jim Keaney

The 2018 Spring Dance is March 24th at the ICC in Canton from 7-11pm. Music will be provided by Margaret Dalton and Erin’s Melody. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door. Please join us for a great evening.  Donations for the raffle at the Spring Dance are greatly appreciated.

The 2018 Leitrim Society Memorial Mass will be held at the ICC on Sunday April 8th at 11am with and Irish breakfast following the mass for $15.

We are looking into dates in the Spring 2018 for another volunteer event at the Greater Boston Food Bank. Details and a sign up sheet will be available at the Spring Dance.

Members need to renew their membership for 2018 for the Society. Dues remain the same- $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

On May 6th, the Leitrim footballers will be playing the New York Club in the Connacht Men’s GAA Senior Championship Quarter Final at Gaelic Park in New York.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, Ma. on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 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!!

The Leitrim Society would like to wish all our members a happy and holy Easter!

February 2018 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

Present – Derek Mawn, Mary McDermott, Nelba and Mark Fitzpatrick, Jim Gallagher, Noel Murphy, Charlie Mawn, Phil & Peggy Bohan, Cathy Mawn, Theresa Wilson, Bridie McDermott and Jim Keaney.

The 2018 Spring Dance is March 24th at the ICC in Canton from 7-11pm. Music will be provided by Margaret Dalton and Erin’s Melody. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door. Please join us for a great evening.

We are looking into dates in the Spring 2018 for another volunteer event at the Greater Boston Food Bank. Details and a sign up sheet will be available at the Spring Dance.

The 2018 Leitrim Society Memorial Mass will be held at the ICC on Sunday April 8th at 11am with and Irish breakfast following the mass for $15.

Members need to renew their membership for 2018 for the Society. Dues remain the same- $20 per family and $10 per individual member.

Francis J Hartigan passed away on January 18th. We would like to extend our condolences to PJ, Breda and Colette Hartigan on the loss of their brother. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

If anyone is still interested in the 50th Anniversary Edition of the Leitrim Guardian, please call Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230. Copies are $25 and will be mailed directly to your home.

There was a benefit held in New York for Lisa Cullen, native of Drumkeeran, and baby Kayden on February 11, 2018. A donation was made to this worthy cause on behalf of the Leitrim Society. If anyone wishes to make a further donation to this worthy cause, go to this GoFundMe page for information.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA. on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 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!!

December 2017 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

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

The Christmas Party was held on December 10th at the ICC in Canton. It went very well and a good time was had by all. Santa paid a surprise visit and the children were very entertained.
We would like to thank the members who donated gifts for the raffle at the Christmas Party, we greatly appreciate it. You can take a look at some of our photos here!

The 2018 Spring Dance is March 24th. Details to follow in upcoming meeting minutes.

We are looking into dates in the Spring 2018 for another volunteer event at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

The 2018 Leitrim Guardian is available. If you would like to purchase one, please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230. Copies must be pre-ordered and will not be available for sale at upcoming functions. The magazine is $25 per issue and will be mailed directly to your home.This is the 50th year of publication, it is a worthy cause to support as it is a pride of the county.

Members need to renew their membership for 2018 for the Society. Dues remain the same- $20 per family and $10 per individual member. Download your form via the membershp page.

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA. on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 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!!

November 2017 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

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

The Christmas Party will be held on December 10th from 4pm – 8pm at the ICC in Canton. Kathy and the Irish Americans will perform. Dinner will be served and tickets are $25 for adults (children are free.) Tickets must be ordered by December 3rd. Please contact Cathy Mawn to order tickets at 617-549-3230. If you would like to donate a gift for the raffle at the Christmas Party, we would greatly appreciate it.

The 2018 Spring Dance is March 24th. Details to follow in upcoming meeting minutes.

We are looking into dates in the Spring 2018 for another volunteer event at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

The 2018 Leitrim Guardian is available. If you would like to purchase one, please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230. Copies must be pre-ordered and will not be available for sale at upcoming functions.

There are still some members that need to renew their membership for 2017 for the Society. Dues remain the same with $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, December 5th, 2017 at 7:30pm. All are welcome to attend and most of us arrive early for dinner. We would 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 for dinner!!!

October 2017 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

The meeting was held on October 3rd, 2017 at The Adams Corner Café and Butcher Shop at 782 Adams St., Dorchester.

Present – Derek Mawn, Mary McDermott, Mark Fitzpatrick, Charlie Mawn, Phil & Peggy Bohan and Jim Keaney.

The Christmas Party is booked for December 10, 2017 at the ICC. Details will follow. Keep the date in your calendar! If you would like to donate a gift for the raffle at the Christmas Party, we would greatly appreciate it.

The date for the 2018 Spring Dance is still being determined and we hope to have more information at the November meeting.

We are looking into dates in the Spring 2018 for another volunteer event at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

There are still some members that need to renew their membership for 2017 for the Society. Dues remain the same with $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 7, 2017 at 7:30pm.