November 2015 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

The meeting was held on November 3rd, 2015 at Gerard’s Restaurant in Adam’s Village, Dorchester, MA.

Present – Derek Mawn, Ita McGrath, Connie & Mary McEleney, Jim & Mai Gallagher, Mary McDermott, Bridie McDermott, Mark & Nelba Fitzpatrick, Jim Keaney, Charlie Mawn, Noel Murphy, Theresa Mawn Wilson, Frank & Kathleen Gallagher, Maura Weir, Roseleen Weir, Amanda Mawn, Cathy Mawn.

This year’s Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, December 13th from 4-8PM at the ICC in Canton. Tickets must be ordered in advance. (Click Here for more information) Donations for the raffle are welcome.

There was a report of the Golden Bridge’s Roundtable given by Derek Mawn. Derek and Amanda Mawn represented the Leitrim Society, with Derek participating on a panel of local Irish charities, clubs, and interest groups.

The Foxwoods Trip has been scheduled for Wednesday, January 13th 2016. Details will follow. There will be a sign-up sheet at the Christmas Party. Be sure to tell your family and friends!

Jimmy’s Hall, an Irish film that takes place in County Leitrim, has been released on DVD in case you missed its theatrical release.

A Memorial Mass for our past members and loved ones will be held on Sunday, April 3rd 2016 at 11AM. More details to follow.

Connie McEleney suggested the possibility of an Easter Uprising Commemoration here in Boston to honor the Centenerary. Derek will contact other country groups regarding the possibility of organizing something, however if you have any ideas, please feel free to share. Easter this year takes place on March 27th 2016.

The next meeting will be held December 1st at 8PM at Gerard’s Restaurant in Adam’s Corner, Dorchester. We hope to see you there!