Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 2016 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

The meeting was held on February 2nd, 2016 at Gerard’s Restaurant in Adam’s Village, Dorchester, MA.

Present – Derek Mawn, Jim Gallagher, Noel Murphy, Charlie Mawn, Mark & Nelba Fitzpatrick, Connie & Mary McEleney, Phil & Peggy Bohan, Mary & Bridie McDermott, Ita McGrath, Amanda & Cathy Mawn

The Christmas Dance was a great success this year with many compliments received…and a small profit was made.

There was a Thank you note received from First Descents for our donation made in remembrance of Kristen Mawn.

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.

The Irish Hearts Dance for Haiti is Sunday April 10th at the Quincy Marriott.  We have sponsored an Ad similar to previous years.

There will be a Mass of Remembrance for deceased members on Sunday April 3rd at 11am at the Irish Cultural Centre.

The Plaque for Sean MacDiarmada was unveiled on Sunday February 7th in Kiltyclogher.  There is an article in the Leitrim Observer written by Derek Mawn and the link is available on the website and Facebook page.

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 is currently in Ireland and can bring back additional Leitrim Guardians.  Please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230 if you are interested in purchasing one.

*** Next month’s meeting will be Tuesday March 1st at Blasi’s Café (the Fat Belly Deli) across the street from Gerards at 8pm. ***