Leitrim supporters setting focus on summer days ahead

Niall Scully

LEITRIM CALLING... the annual launch of the Leitrim GAA Supporters Club (Dublin Branch) takes place this Thursday at the Herbert Park Hotel (Anglesea Road entrance), Ballsbridge (8.30).

Joe Sorohan of Sorohan Builders will perform the launch. He's a former Leitrim footballer and a Gortletteragh stalwart.

He was a selector on Leitrim's historic 1977 under-21 Connacht Football Championship success.


Leitrim managerial duo Mickey Moran and John Morrison will outline their plans for the season. Leitrim play the winners of Roscommon v London in the Connacht semi-final on June 20.

New county chairman Joe Flynn and outgoing county chairman Gerry McGovern will also address the gathering.

"We are asking everybody to spread the word to all Leitrim people. Everybody is welcome to come along on Thursday. This is our 24th year of the club," says Eamon Duignan, chairman of the Dublin branch of the supporters club.

Tea and coffee will be served from 8pm. More information from Eamon on 087-7960222 or email ed83@eircom.net.