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Mayo Society Tea in Cleveland 2016

Mayo Society of Cleveland Tea
John Carroll University
June 12, 2016

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 mission is: 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.

Their Annual Meeting and Tea was held Sunday JUne 12, 2016 at John Carroll University.

Gerry Quinn, President of the Cleveland Chapter of the Mayo Society, spoke at the annual Mayo Tea held at John Carroll University.

Gerry Quinn

Gerry Quinn


He gave a brief history of the Mayo Society which started in New York in 1879 and was followed by the Cleveland Chapter in 1905, Philadelphia in 1906, Toronto in 1910 and later Chicago, Boston, San Francisco and others.



Scholarship recipients were announced by Dr. Jeanne Colleran, John Carroll University Provost and Academic Vice President.

Dr. Jeanne Colleran, John Carroll University Provost and Academic Vice President,

Dr. Jeanne Colleran, John Carroll University Provost and Academic Vice President

Dr David Kleinberg of John Carroll University

Dr David Kleinberg of John Carroll University

Mayo Society Scholarship recipient

Mayo Society Scholarship recipient

Mayo Society Scholarship recipient

Mayo Society Scholarship recipient


Gerry Quinn then introduced the 2016 Mayo Person of the Year, Paul Dolan, President and owner of the Cleveland Indians.

Paul Dolan told about his Irish roots in his acceptance speech.

Cleveland Indians owner Paul Dolan

Paul Dolan



The Murphy Irish Dancers performed at the annual Mayo Tea.

Murphy Irish Dancers

Murphy Irish Dancers




Murphy Irish Dancers


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Enjoy these other images from the 2106 Mayo Society of Greater Cleveland Tea.

Gerry Quinn with Ohio Rose of Tralee Kathleen O'Donnell and Maureen Ginley

Gerry Quinn with Ohio Rose of Tralee Kathleen O'Donnell and Maureen Ginley


Paul and Karen Dolan and Tom Scanlon

Paul and Karen Dolan and Tom Scanlon


Mary McGrath

Mary McGrath


Peggy KcKenna, Kathleen Roberts, Mary Grady

Peggy McKenna, Kathleen Roberts, Mary Grady


Tim Vaughan and Kevin Quinn

Tim Vaughan and Kevin Quinn


Jack Coyne, Gerry Quiin and Tom Scanlon - members of the Cleveland International Hall of Fame

Jack Coyne, Gerry Quinn and Tom Scanlon
- members of the Cleveland International Hall of Fame


Karen and Paul Dolan with Ohio Rose

Karen and Paul Dolan with Ohio Rose


Colleen Corrigan-Day and Gerry Quinn

Colleen Corrigan-Day and Gerry Quinn


John P. Luskin and Ed Ftizpatrick

John P. Luskin and Ed Fitzpatrick


Jim Brennan, Kristin Brennan (spouses) ,Lee Brennan (mother) kids, Danny Katie and Anne Brennan

Brennan Family


Mary Murphy Edelman and Eileen Hansen

Mary Murphy Edelman and Eileen Hansen


Dr. Jeanne Colleran and Maggie Lynch

Dr. Jeanne Colleran and Maggie Lynch


Ohio Rose

Ohio Rose


Band of young people


Murphy Irish Dancers

Murphy Irish Dancers








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