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Green and Red Ball 2019

The annual Mayo Society Ball takes place at the InterContinental Cleveland on Saturday, September 28th. Honoring Person of the Year Myles C. Gallagher, the event begins with cocktails and traditional harp music by Siobhan McCarthy at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner, a prize raffle, and dancing to the music of Mary’s Lane. Black tie is optional.

Mayo Conference at John Carroll University

In conjunction with the annual Green & Red Ball, the Mayo Society of Greater Cleveland will be hosting the Cleveland-Mayo Business Roundtable on Friday, September 27 at John Carroll University. The topic this year is “Brexit: Opportunities and Challenges for the Business Community.” Matthew Crawford CEO Park Ohio will moderate a lively discussion, with expert panel members including Alan Ahearne (Director of the Whitaker Institute and Professor of Economics at the National University of Ireland, Galway) and Dr. Scott Moore (Associate Dean at John Carroll University), John Magee (Head of Enterprise Office, County Mayo) and Peter Hynes (Mayo County Executive) For more information, contact Shannon Day at 216-409-7572.

Prize Raffle

We hope you will take a chance on our exquisite raffle offerings at this year’s Ball. Tickets are $20 each or six for $100. You need not be present to win prizes such as a GolfTEC lesson and swing evaluation package; a housewarming basket of Waterford, whiskey, and wine; a selection of fine whiskeys; an assortment of distinctive wines; a Mother’s Day brunch for four at InterContinental Table 45; a two night’s stay at the InterContinental Cleveland and breakfast for two; and a Chef’s dinner for six at Table 45 at the InterContinental Cleveland.

VIP Reception and Dinner: $250 | Standard Ball Ticket: $150

For more information or for room block information, please call us at (216) 241-6742.

2019 Mayo Person of the Year

Join us as we honor Myles C. Gallagher, President of the Superlative Group, as the 2019 Mayo Society Person of the Year.

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Our Mission

To promote cultural, charitable, scientific and/or literary exchanges between the People of the United States and the People of Ireland, with particular emphasis on County Mayo, including but not limited to research into the life and times of Irish immigration to America and the study of Irish and Irish-American history.

Organization Profile

The Mayo Society of Greater Cleveland was founded in 2004 as a not-for-profit corporation to provide a forum for information and activities of interest to individuals of Irish descent particularly those with ancestral ties to County Mayo.

The Society makes contributions to public charities in the United States that have a link to County Mayo in Ireland or to Ireland, or to public charities in Ireland, or for temporary emergency relief to indigent Irish nationals in the United States who are in urgent need of medical attention, are victims of crime, or victims of man-made or natural disasters.

Interested in Joining the Greater Cleveland Mayo Society?

Individual Membership is $20 per year   |   Couples Membership is $35 per year