The first ever Suffolk County Adult Gaelic Football Club was established this spring and off to a great start. The club, known as Suffolk County Hibernians, was founded with the help of Mike Byrne, NYS AOH Sports Chairman who has been active in finding ways to keep our Irish heritage, sport, and culture alive in New York. This past weekend was the teams first game facing-off against the Long Island Gaels Gaelic Football Club. The Suffolk County Hibernians won the game 1-14 to 1-12.
Brian Clancy was honored as Hibernian of the Year at the Suffolk County Division 3’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance held on March 11, 2017. Brian received the Commodore John Barry Medal from NY AOH Vice President Victor Vogel. Also in attendance was NY AOH Secretary Tom Lambert and Suffolk County President Jack Ryan.
Pictured (l-r) NY AOH Vice President Vic Vogel; Brian Clancy, Division 3 Suffolk County Hibernian of the Year; Suffolk County President Jack Ryan and Tom Lambert, NY AOH Secretary.
Suffolk County Hibernians joined forces with local veteran and community organizations on Saturday, August 20th, in a mass display of patriotic support for “Blue Lives Matter” at the Islip Town Hall Green. In the wake of numerous attacks against America’s Peace Officers, Suffolk County Hibernians rose to show their gratitude and appreciation for the men and women of all Police Departments who serve and protect.
Proudly taking part in the rally are County Legislator Tom Cilmi, NYS VP Vic Vogel, Division 7 Past President Kathleen Ring, Division 7 Past President Dave Ring and grandson David, Suffolk County Sentinel John Wahlberg, Division 7 Recording Secretary Eileen Knockenauer, Division 7 Organizer Bob Knockenauer, Division 7 President Vicki Ring, and John Mangan, a twenty-one year veteran of the NYPD and a 9/11 First Responder.
Two great AOH Divisions in Suffolk County are combing their efforts and hosting a Golf Outing on Monday, October 13th at The Pine Ridge Golf Club in Coram, NY! The event will be hosted by The Father Francis Fitzgerald Division #8 of Selden, and The Father Murphy of Boollavogue Division #9 of Port Jefferson. The event will honor Sean Worell and will begin with registration starting at 11:00am and a shotgun start at 12 Noon.
The cost is $150.00 per golfer and will include golf, cart,BBQ, buffet dinner with lots of raffles, giveaways, prizes and much much more!
For more information or to register for this event, please contact Gene Wynn at (631) 682-3150 or Joe Kelly at (516) 375-0625.