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Killanena and Flagmount

 

Killanena and Flagmount

John J Woods

John J Woods Senior left Killanena, Co.Clare and married Margaret Feeney - they settled in St. Luke's parish in the South Bronx.  They regularly spoke lovingly about their native land and brought their young son John regularly to Gaelic Park.  John Junior developed a great interest in County Clare and served as the first Irish American President of the County Clare P.B. & S Association in New York in 1977/1978 and was also Chairman of the Board of Directors.

He also co-founded the New Hyde Park Gaels Minor Football Club and was Commissioner of Gaelic Football for the New Hyde Park Police

Henry O'Meara

Henry O'Meara from Flagmount was President from 1960 - 1961.