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Leitrim Society of Boston
Society Photographs


Whitewater Raft Trip, 2001
Ski Trip, 2001
Spring Dance, 2001
Christmas Party, 2000
Installation of Officers, 2000
Christmas Party, 1999
Golf Tournament, 1999
Spring Dance, 1999

WhiteWater Rafting Trip, Deerfield River, Western Massachusetts, June 29th 2001

The Leitrim Society organised a Whitewater rafting trip on the deerfield river in the Berkshires, Western Massachusetts on the weekend of June 29th. We rafted the gap section of the river. A group of 12 went on the trip and it was a huge success, as they say the"craic"was mighty. Nobody will be picking on any more Leitrim rafts for water fights in the future!!

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Ski Trip at Sunday River Ski Resort, Maine, March 23-24 2001

We ran a weekend ski trip to Sunday River ski resort, Maine, the weekend of March 23-24. 20 people went on the trip, and a great time was had by all, both on the ski slopes and at the apres-ski scene afterwards.

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Annual Spring Dance, April 8th, 2001

We held our annual spring dance on April 8th, 2001, at Concannon's Irish Village in Norwood, MA. Music was provided by the Andy Healey band. Outgoing President Theresa Mawn, and new President John McGrath both addressed the gathering. Fr Raymond Barry, a native of Drumshanbo, who returned to Boston after many years spent on the missions in Africa, also addressed the gathering.

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Christmas Party at Pat Flanagans, Quincy, December 10, 2000

We held our christmas party on December, 10th, 2000, at Pat Flanagans in Quincy, MA. We had an attendance of nearly 200 people.Santa made a special appearance for the younger generation, and Hugh Gaffney and Connie McEleney finished off the evening with a rendition of "Lovely Leitrim".

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Installation of Officers, May 21, 2000

The installation of officers for the year 2000 took place in the Function room of the Castlebar, Brighton, on May 21, 2000. Connie McEleney was MCC for the evening.

The Leitrim Society Committe 2000. Front Row, Left to Right, Eileen Hebard - Secretary, Theresa Mawn - President, Mary McEleney - Trustee. Back Row, Left to Right, Cahal Mawn - Sergeant of Arms, Patrick Folan - Assistant Secretary, Frank O'Rourke - Trustee, John McGrath - Vice President, Noel Murphy - Treasurer, Jim Gallagher - PRO, Charlie Mawn - Trustee, Jim Keaney -Financial Secretary.

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1999 Christmas Party at the Irish Cultural Center, December 12, 1999

We held our christmas party on December, 12th, 1999. John McGrath, Society Vice President was MC for the evening.

The party was held at the Irish Cultural Center, Canton, Massachusetts. Over 200 people attended.

Shown here is John McGrath awarding prizes after the raffle.

We had a special guest appearence from a visitor from the North Pole!!

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2nd Annual Golf Tournament, August 1, 1999

We held our 2nd Annual golf tournament on Sunday August 1st, 1999, at the
Newton Commonwealth Golf Course, Newton, Masssachusetts. Around 15 teams
teams took part on a beautiful sunny afternoon. We then retired to the
function room of the CastleBar for a buffet and a prize giving ceremony, and
of course a few beers to cool off! Frank O'Rourke did an excellent job in
organizing the event. The proceeds from the event were donated to local
charities.

Jim Gallagher and team.

PJ. Hartigan and team.

Seamus Shanley, Pat Shanley, Denis Mc Gloin and Francis Kelly.

Noel Murphy and team.

Martin Mc Cormack of the Cystic Fybrosis Association thanks the Leitrim
Society and the people who took part in the Golf Tournament for the donation
received. Leitrim Society President Theresa Mawn thanks all the
participants, sponsors and organizers of the Golf Tournament, in particular
Frank O'Rourke.

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Annual Spring Dance, April 18th, 1999

Outgoing President Jim Gallagher address's the crowd.

Michael Gill wins the membership raffle of a round-trip to Ireland. The second round-trip ticket to Ireland was won by Catherine Meceli.

Around 400 people attended the April Spring Dance at Concannon's Irish Village, Norwood, MA.

Incoming President Theresa Mawn presents a prize.

Traditional Irish stepdancers perform at the Dance.

Thanks to Michael Costello for taking the photographs.

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Copyright 1999 - 2001 County Leitrim Society of Boston.