May 2, 2016
Present– Derek Mawn, Jim Gallagher, Noel Murphy, Charlie Mawn, Mark Fitzpatrick, Ita McGrath, Cathy Mawn, and Jim Keaney.
Derek Mawn and Jim Gallagher represented the Society at the Mass of Commemoration for the Easter Uprising at the ICC on April 24th. There was also a very stirring reading of the Proclamation.
The IPC is sponsoring a Golf Tournament and dinner as a Fundraiser on June 13th. The Leitrim Society is donating $250 towards all their good work.
The Christmas Party is booked for December 11, 2016. Keep the date in your calendar!
There will be no June meeting. The next meeting will be held September 13, 2016. You will be notified of the venue prior to the meeting.
Membership forms for 2016: If you have not paid please update the form (click here to download) and mail back to the society with a check for the dues. We are a small club who depends on our dues paying members for survival. Thank you in advance.
The ICC is having The Irish Fest of Boston on June 4th and 5th, 2016. Details can be found on the ICC website http://www.irishculture.org/.
Tom Concannon from Concannon’s Village of Norwood, a longtime friend of the Society, has kindly donated his wooden barrel for raffles to us. We are very grateful.
As you may know, they are renaming Lower Main St., Manorhamilton in memory of Sean MacDiarmada. The town, as a fundraiser, is offering commemorative certificates if you symbolically purchase 1 square meter of the road. Details may be found here. The LSB has purchased one square.
There is a small house just outside Mohill that is available for rental this summer. Please contact Cathy Mawn if interested at 617-549-3230.
HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE SUMMER!!