Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 2015 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

The meeting was held on October 6th, 2015 at Gerard’s Restaurant in Adam’s Village, Dorchester, MA.

Present – Derek Mawn, Connie & Mary McEleney, Jim Gallagher, Mary McDermott, Bridie McDermott, Mark & Nelba Fitzpatrick, Jim Keaney, Charlie Mawn, Noel Murphy, Phil Bohan, Jack& Marie Maguire, Maura Weir, Amanda Mawn, Mary McNulty, Cathy Mawn.

The Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, December 13th from 4-8 PM at the ICC in Canton. Music will be provided by Kathy & the Irish Americans.

There will be a Fundraiser held on October 16th for First Descents at the Elks Lodge in Weymouth at 7 PM. Frank Mawn, son of Charlie and Anna Mae, is running this in memory of his wife, Kristen. There will be a Silent Auction, Raffle, Music, Dancing, Drinks and Light Apps. Tickets and Info may be obtained from Theresa Mawn Wilson at 617-302-2799. First Descents is a Charity that raises funds for young adult cancer victims.

A Donation was made to First Descents by the Leitrim Society of Boston.

Phil Bohan is checking into the availability of the Leitrim Guardians for the Christmas Party.

Derek is looking into the Kiltyclogher Centenary Celebration remembering Sean MacDiarmada. Seamus Shanley has reached out to see if there is an interest in the Leitrim Society donating to a Memorial Plaque in Kiltyclogher, which will be unveiled in May 2016.

Don’t forget to e-mail or call Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230 with any news you wish to share with your fellow members.

The next meeting will be held November 3rd at 8PM at Gerard’s Restaurant in Adam’s Corner, Dorchester. We hope to see you there!