A toast to Port­marnock AFC

Fingal Independent - - NEWS -

Four decades of soc­cer in Port­marnock was cel­e­brated in style at the cen­tre­piece of Port­marnock AFC’S 40th an­niver­sary year which took the form of a glit­ter­ing gala din­ner.

Port­marnock AFC is cel­e­brat­ing 40 years of foot­ball this sea­son, mark­ing the mile­stone with a num­ber of events tak­ing place through­out the year.

The club cur­rently has nearly 600 mem­bers and this num­ber is grow­ing year on year.

The cen­tre piece of this sea­son’s cel­e­bra­tions is the 40th An­niver­sary Ball – which took place last week.

The Black Tie af­fair took place in the Port­marnock Ho­tel & Golf Links. The evening be­gan with a drinks re­cep­tion fol­lowed by a Gala Din­ner with en­ter­tain­ment af­ter­wards by ‘The Willin’ Fools’.

Former Re­pub­lic of Ire­land man­ager Eoin Hand was the guest of hon­our at the black tie cel­e­bra­tion and was joined by past and present club mem­bers, fam­ily, friends and guests to mark the oc­ca­sion.

Mayor of Fin­gal, Cllr An­thony Lavin also at­tended the gala din­ner and was de­lighted to cel­e­brate 40 years of foot­ball with the lo­cal club.

Guests were brought on a trip down mem­ory lane as a videos rem­i­nisc­ing on forty years of foot­ball at Port­marnock AFC were screened be­fore the meal.

It was a real night to re­mem­ber for ev­ery­one as­so­ci­ated with the club

Neil Mc Kenna, Alan Cullen, John Con­way and David Har­rell the 40th an­niver­sary ball for Port­marnock AFC in Port­marnock Ho­tel and Golf Links.

Fin­gal Mayor An­thony Lavin with Tina Lavin at the 40th an­niver­sary ball for Port­marnock AFC in Port­marnock Ho­tel and Golf Links.

Theresa Greaves, Gil­lian Sut­ton and Siob­han Ro­gan at the 40th an­niver­sary ball for Port­marnock AFC in Port­marnock Ho­tel and Golf Links.

Da­rina Cur­rid, Nickki White, David White and Marc Cur­rid at the 40th an­niver­sary ball for Port­marnock AFC in Port­marnock Ho­tel and Golf Links.

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