Race night fundraiser to celebrate Sligo GAA in O’Flanagan’s New York before championship opener

O’Flanagan’s Bar & Restaurant at 1215 1st Avenue between 65th and 66th Street in Manhattan will host a fundraising race night on Saturday May 6, for Sligo fans travelling Stateside to support Sligo as they take on New York in the Connacht Senior Football Championship Preliminary Round tie the following day.

The celebration night, hosted in association with the Sligo NY GAA Club, will be a great night out before the big game.


  • Race night
  • Live band from 9pm, with special guest from Sligo, Maureen O’Dowd!
  • Complimentary buffet
  • No cover charge


O’Flanagan’s Irish Bar, 1215 1st Avenue, Manhattan.

Owned and operated by Sligo man Gerry McGwyne, who is pictured below with his wife Kay, Ocean FM’s Tommy Clarke and former Sligo County Board chairman Cyril Feehily at the championship game in 2012.


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Ocean FM will be broadcasting full coverage of the game from Gaelic Park in New York in association with O’Flanagan’s Bar & Restaurant and Quinn Fix Garage & Car Sales.