- by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
Tickets are $90 a person and include an open bar, dinner, dancing to The Tommy Flynn New York Showband and Irish entertainment.
The event takes place Saturday, May 16, at 6pm, at Mayfair Farms located at 481 Eagle Rock Avenue, West West Orange.
John Prior, of West Caldwell
Long-time member and past president of The Friendly Sons, Prior resides in West Caldwell with his wife, Katrina Egan Prior.
Robert Gunning, of Long Valley
- Long-time member and past president
Sean McGinley, of Kinnelon
- McGinley is owner/operator of McGinley Building Services, Inc. of Montville
The event will begin at 6pm with a cocktail hour; dinner, dancing and an open bar will follow at 7pm. Entertainment will be provided by The Tommy Flynn New York Showband, and performances by the Essex Shillelagh Pipes and Drums and the DeNogla School of Irish Dance.
- Tickets are available at the door: $90 per person
Essex County Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh
648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange
The Shillelagh Club, Essex County Division, was founded in October 1967 by Irish leaders John Cryan, Bart Dougherty and Harry Knox. In 1971, the Essex Division of the Friendly Sons purchased the existing club building which was then known as the West Orange Women’s Club. The Friendly Sons is an Irish-American social and charitable organization dedicated to the purpose of promoting and enhancing the fraternity and good fellowship of its membership. The organization is non-sectarian and non-political and is located at 648 Prospect Avenue in West Orange, N.J.