County Cork B.P.& P. Association of NY
Welcome to the NY County Cork Website
NY Cork Association ® 33-01 Greenpoint Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
President - Gary Power
Chaplain. Fr. James Drew
1st VP - Martina O'Dowd
2nd VP - Josie Callanan
Recording Sec. - Kathy McCarthy
Corresponding Sec. - Mary Hurley
Financial Secretary - Kathy Feeley
Sergeant at Arms - Larry Finn
Treasurer - Catherine O'Shea
The Association is Cork people's home away from home in New York. Founded in 1884 the Association has been bringing Irish people together through the centuries to promote unity, good will and protection among its members and to foster their culture and traditions. The need for the Cork Association today is as good as it was when founded by the men from Cork City. The Association continues to do good work for the Irish in New York ,as well as, supporting various charitable events back home in County Cork.
We always are on the lookout for people with Cork roots to join and further strengthen the Association. If you are interested please contact us for more information.
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November 3rd - Membership Mtg.
December 1st - Membership Mtg.
January 19th - Installation
March 7th - St. Patrick's Dance
Is open to all children of members in good standing of the County Cork B.P. & P. Association as of November 1, 2019. Students who are Seniors in High School and Freshman in College are eligible for the two competitions. High School students will write an essay about Terence MacSwiney – Lord Mayor of Cork while College students will be required to submit an essay about the Burning of Cork in November 1920.
All application forms and essays must be received no later than midnight, January 2, 2020. All applications/essays should be sent to Scholarship Chair Kathy McCarthy via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Correspondence can be sent U.S. Mail as well, but email is preferred.
Association Scholarship Program
Students who are Seniors in High School and Freshman in College and who are sons, daughters, grandchild, niece or nephews of members in good standing of an organization affiliated with the UIC in 2019 are eligible to enter the contest. High School essay is on “The Life & Legacy of Robert Emmet & College essay is on “The Life & Work of Constance Markievicz”. All entries must be received no later than December 6th. We will host entry forms and requirements on the Cork B.P.&P. website or reach out to Mae O’Driscoll @ email@example.com for information regarding College essay or Kathleen Mattessich @ firstname.lastname@example.org for High School essay.