July Pub Night

Angela & Ashley Kelso

Angela & Ashley Kelso

Michael O'Brien & Bill Neil

Michael O’Brien & Bill Neil

This month’s pub night is Tuesday July 14 from 6 until ???  held at Trinity Hall.  Join us for fun, greet new members, and renew your membership.  The latest issue of membership books will be available.

Two new members, Angela Kelso and Michael O’Brien.

 Hope to see you there.

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Annual Wine & Roses is July 19th at Trinity Hall

Wine and Roses

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Annual Meeting and Potluck

The Irish American Society held the annual meeting on June 28 at the Elks Lodge.  Dinner was a potluck, with IAS providing brisket prepared by member Mike Fitzgerald. It was said that no one went away hungry.

Bill Dohm, Irish Person of the Year, was presented with a recognition letter from Dallas Mayor, Mike Rawlings.  Entertainment was provided by musicians from Tim Kennedy’s School of Irish music.  Additionally, they provided leadership for everyone to sing along with traditional Irish songs.

The following officers were elected for the year July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.

Co-Presidents                  Tim & Cynthia McDonald
Co-Vice Presidents          Bill & Michele Burke
Secretary                           Donna Petrie
Treasurer                          Phil Ryan

Phil Ryan, Bill & Michele Burke; Cynthia & Tim McDonald

Phil Ryan, Bill & Michele Burke; Cynthia & Tim McDonald

 

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Book Club

The book club met on Wednesday, June 3 at Trinity Hall Pub.  Mary Pat Kelly, author of Galway Bay was guest speaker through skype, where she entertained with anecdotes of her life and excepts of the book.  Mary Pat advised that her new book, Of Irish Blood, has been published.

Theresa Sternant; Debbie Perry; Phyllis Wells

Theresa Sternant; Debbie Perry; Phyllis Wells

Next month’s meeting will be July 1, with a presentation of Thomas Cahill’s book, How the Irish Saved Civilization.

Kathy Moore; Anne Brophy; Sue Faulkner; Pat Howell; Sheila Balagna

Kathy Moore; Anne Brophy; Sue Faulkner; Pat Howell; Sheila Balagna

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