We had another great Dinner Dance. Thanks to all those who came and supported the Giblin's and the Dowd's in honoring Noreen Giblin and Martin Dowd. Thanks to those who supported the Ad Journal and special thanks to Stephen and Bernadette Groarke, Mike and Eileen Lyons, Mary and Bill Montgomery, Mary and Geraldine O'Brien and Jimmy Cryan for all their help and to Tom Giblin for again being the Master of Ceremonies.
This year, 2013, Ireland is sponsoring The Gathering, welcoming friends and family to visit Ireland. There are events and activities planned throughout the year. The Roscommon County Council has lined up a great list of events for the Gathering.
Our next Roscommon Society meeting is Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Connaughton's Riverdale Steakhouse, 5700 Riverdale Ave., Bronx, NY 718-549-9946.
Again, thank you and Happy Saint Patrick's!
Roscommon in America:
The New Jersey State Legislature has the distinct honor of having three of its members with Roscommon roots: Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan and Assemblyman Thomas Giblin. All three Assemblymen's fathers came from County Roscommon. You may view their biographies by clicking the link on the right marked Roscommon in America.
Stay in Touch...
We are setting up a system of communication with our members and friends via e-mail. This will allow us to keep you up to date with information concerning the Roscommon Society and the Irish Community in a more timely fashion. Please e-mail me at email@example.com or complete the form on the top right of this page to get on our e-mailing list and include your name and address in your initial e-mail. For those without e-mail, we will still be mailing out newsletters.
We would also appreciate your cooperation in introducing new members to the Society. New members are vital to ensure the longevity of the Society.
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.
Kevin P. O'Connor
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.