Our next meeting is scheduled for Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:30 pm at McKeon's Bar and Restaurant, 996 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY. Yes, we realize it's super bowl Sunday, but we promise you will be out on time for your party. Hope to see you there. We are preparing for our 87th Annual St. Patrick's Dinner Dance and journal. Don't forget to send in your journal ad and make your dance reservations. We have two wonderful honorees: COL Michael Lyons and Mr. John Dobey.
If you haven’t yet paid your 2016 membership dues, please send them in to: County Roscommon Society of New York, Inc., c/o William Montgomery, Financial Secretary, 16-49 212 Street, Bayside, NY 11360.
Please save the dates for the following events:
January 28, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. members of the Roscommon GAA in New York will be meeting to make preparations for the visiting GAA team from Roscommon. This meeting will take place at the Riverdale Steak House, 5700 Riverdale Avenue, Bronx, New York 10471. If you can assist in any way, Val McGlynn would appreciate your help. Val can be contacted at VMCGLYNN@aol.com
January 29, 2016 – United Irish Counties Annual Dinner Dance, Auntun’s, Queens Village.
February 21, 2016 - Giblin Association 62nd Annual Cocktail Reception, Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ
March 6, 2016 – County Roscommon Association of New York, Inc. 87th Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance at Riccardo’s, Astoria.
April 29, 2016 - Meet and greet the Roscommon football team at Rosie O'Grady's, 800 7th Avenue (52nd Street), New York, NY.
May 1, 2016 – The County Roscommon Football Team from Ireland will be taking on the New York team at Gaelic Park. Go Rossies !!
We have two great individuals lined up to be honored at our Annual Dinner Dance, they are Col. Michael A. Lyons and John Dobey. Col. Lyons is enlisted in the Army National Guard and is the recipient of many awards. Mr. Dobey is a carpenter by trade and is very much involved in the promotion of the GAA through Shannon Gaels.
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Understanding that the objects of this Society are: To foster and encourage friendship, understanding and social activities among its members and to encourage and participate in such lawful exercises and activities as will promote and advance the interests of its members in the United States.
The County Roscommon Society of New York, Inc. brings together people with Roscommon heritage. The Society was organized July 16, 1931 and led by its first President Andrew Trimble. Today our organization is strong and active as we continue to promote and foster our Irish culture and traditions in the New York and surrounding areas. Our organization also provides our members with an opportunity to keep in touch with old friends as well as keeping current on events in County Roscommon.