b'TEXAS AROUND THE WORLD 1 2 3Tommy Gallaghers Chairmans DinnerMay, 2019Tommy Gallagher,one of the original founders of theTexas IrishAdvisory Committee members. His special mentions also includedJune & American Cup Challengeand longtime friend of The Ireland Funds, hostedArchie Bennett, Lou Ann & Mike Corboy;and a special toast in memory of his recurring Chairmans Dinner at theDallas Country Club . More than 35our great friend,Jack Sistrunkwho recently had passed.guests comprised of past Chairmen, visiting Irish golfers and special guests1Mike Corboy, Eamonn Cregan, Tommy Gallagher, Waymon Levell, Cliff Miercortattended the event. Tommy welcomed and thankedJohnandJoe Tillotson 2Tom McCarthy, Daryl Johnston, John Grimesfor Co-Chairing;Sylvia Tillotsonfor Chairing the Ladies Committee and all3Tommy Gallagher, Archie Bennett, Joe Tillotson, John TillotsonPhotos: Can Turkyilmaz1 2 3Texas Irish WelcomeMay, 2019Platinum SponsorsLou Ann & Mike Corboygraciously openedIrish golfers who traveled to participate in the Tournament includedTommy their home for a Welcome Reception honoring the visiting Irish golfers in townGallagher,PaddyShanahan,JohnKennedy,BrianKennedy,Declan for theTexas Irish American Cup Challenge . Mike Corboy was one of theButler, John Kane, David ODonovan, John Cantrell, Eamonn Cregan, Kyra original founders of the Tournament and he and his wife continue to be veryDonworth, Alan Kerins, Tadgh McCarthy , andDavid Newman .involved and supportive of The Ireland Funds and its mission. The evening1John & Sylvia Tillotson, Lou Ann & Mike Corboy2John Grimes, Cliff Miercort, Ellen Grimesprovided a great opportunity for old friends and new friends to connect. The3Mirabelle & Tony Powell, Maureen & David Newman, Chris Carrie, Eamonn CreganPhotos: Can Turkyilmaz1 2 3Bennett Estate ReceptionMay, 2019Emerald Sponsors of theTexas Irish American Cup Challenge ,June & Archie Bennett , hosted the1John Kane, Archie Bennett, John Cantrell2Tommy Gallagher, Kingsley Aikins, John TillotsonIrish golfers who had travelled to Texas for the Challenge. Also in attendance were committee members, sponsors3Kyra Donworth, Netta Blanchard, Anne McCarthyand guests. Their warm hospitality and Texas charm provided the perfect atmosphere for a fun gathering enjoyedPhotos: Can Turkyilmazby more than 90 guests. Texas DirectorDarina Padianpresented June with a Texas-sized orchid and a signed copy ofSeamus Heaney s100 Poemsand presented Archie withBarr an UisceWicklow blended Irish Whiskey.connect 201979'