Greetings from the President
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.
89th Annual Saint Patrick's Celebration Dinner Dance & Journal
The Roscommon Society is pleased to announce our 89th Annual St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance will take place on Sunday March 18th, 2018 at Riccardo’s, Astoria, New York with music provided by the Mary G. & Shamrock band and a special appearance by the Castlerea Brass and Reed Band and the Roscommon Solstice Choir.
Our guests of honor are Danny Burke from the Castlerea Brass and Reed Band and Dominick "Dank" Connor.
Danny Burke is involved in every organization that need help in Castlerea. All his life he has been involved with the GAA, from player, to trainer to coach to selector. He was elected to the Roscommon County Council from 1991 to 2004. Danny was the first recipient of the Castlerea personality award in 1987 and has received numerous other awards.
Mr. Connor has been a member of the Roscommon Society since he came to New York in 1948. He also played football with the Roscommon Football Club in 1948. He is father of our past president and director Kevin O’Connor.
To visit the Dinner Dance/Journal page, please click here
Dear Members & Friends:
Thank you John and Ann Kenny and the staff at Sissy McGinty’s for hosting our January meeting.
Mailings have gone out for our Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance and Journal. Payment can be made by credit card on our website by clicking here. Please e-mail your ad to: firstname.lastname@example.org You can also make a dinner dance reservation on our website and pay by credit card, simply visit the Journal and Dinner Dance page on our website.
Membership dues can also be paid via Paypal by clicking here. Of course, you can pay by cash, check or money order. Please mail your membership payment to:William Montgomery, Roscommon Society, 16-49 212 Street, Bayside, NY 11360.
Website: Our website is being taken care of by our newest member, Katie Kenny and a wonderful job she is doing. We are so grateful for her knowledge, professionalism, enthusiasm and sense of humor.
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The following is a list of the Committee for 2018:
Chaplain Msgr. Kevin Flanagan
President Mary C. Montgomery
Vice President Bernie Sharkey
Treasurer John Kenny
Recording Secretary Geraldine O’Brien- Massey
Financial Secretary William F. Montgomery
Corresponding Secretary Mary Scally O’Brien
Sergeant-At-Arms Martin Dowd
Thank you all for your support and we look forward to seeing you on March 18, 2018.
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Sunday, February 11th, 2018
Michael's Roscommon House
531 Joralemon St, Belleville, NJ
Effective May, 2016, meetings will take place on the Third Sunday of each month, excluding July and August.
Where: Location to be determined.
Time: 2:00 pm, unless otherwise noted.
Welcome new members:
Katie Kenny, Donal Ward, Mary Ann Zurla and Walter Murphy.