Tag Archives: County Societies
Stephanie Lennon enjoys a serenade by Vince Gallagher.

“I Was Completely and Utterly Shocked”

The new Mary from Dungloe, Stephanie Lennon, never expected to win, but she might have had a little help from above.

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New Mary from Dungloe Crowned at Donegal Ball

A 27-year-old speech therapist is the new Mary. She may have dazzled the very happy crowd at the 122nd Ball with her unusual footwear. You’ll have to check out our photos to see what we mean.

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Kathleen Paulson

At Last, a Sash of Her Own

Kathleen Paulson, the 2010 Miss Mayo, has danced for years without winning a competition. But her new title makes up for a lot.

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Derry is Back!

Holding their first event in almost a decade, the Derry Society scores with a well-attended social.

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Donegal Association Chooses Its Mary from Dungloe for 2010

Keira McDonagh, a LaSalle grad, was crowned the 2010 Mary from Dungloe at the Philadelphia Donegal Association’s 121st annual ball on Sunday, November 28.

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That’s Kaitlyn, third from left.

Crowning Glory: Inside the Miss Mayo Pageant

Kaitlyn Linsner didn’t win, but the experience brought her closer to her Irish heritage all the same.

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Taking You Home to Mayo

The 104th gathering of the Mayo Association of Philadelphia saw the crowning of a new Miss Mayo.

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Ireland’s “Immigration Bishop” Visits Philadelphia

“We are responsible for one another’s welfare,” Derry Bishop Seamus Hegarty tells the crowd who attended his Mass this week at the Irish Center.

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