Mark Thompson ended a weeklong emergency American tour that generated a new Congressional initiative, five public events and formal proclamations of support by the New York State Senate, Assembly and local governments. Sponsored by the New York State Board, Ancient Order of Hibernians, the tour brought together other Irish American organizations, and commitments to help … [Read more...] about NY AOH Hosts Mark Thompson of Relatives for Justice’s
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Members of Albany AOH Div. 5 served meals to needy families at the Albany Rescue Mission. Led by Div. 5 President Tim Carey (fourth from left), AOH members volunteer monthly to work in the kitchen and dining room. Twenty Hibernians, including Kevin McNabb (pictured above, 10-years-old), worked at the shelter during Christmas week to help others in the name of Hibernian Hunger. … [Read more...] about Albany AOH helps the needy
The Fr. Donnelly Division, Johnson County No. 1, participated in the second annual Hibernian Bowl between two Johnson County Catholic high schools on October 6th. St. Thomas Aquinas High and St. James Academy battled for bragging rights and the beautiful Hibernian Cup at St. Thomas Aquinas’ home field in the Kansas suburbs of Kansas City. Friday Night Lights began with the Fr. … [Read more...] about Kansas Hibernians Award Hibernian Cup
With the collapse today of talks seeking to restore the devolved Northern Ireland Government, the Ancient Order of Hibernians expressed their concern over the future of U.S. brokered Good Friday Agreement and renewed their calls for appointment of a U.S. Special Envoy to Northern Ireland In a letter to President Trump, Secretary of State Tillerson and members of … [Read more...] about With Collapse of Talks in Northern Ireland, Ancient Order of Hibernians Calls on President Trump to Fulfill Pledge to Appoint Special Envoy.
Seventy-five years ago, 35 orphans perished in a blaze in St. Joseph’s Orphanage in County Cavan. The orphanage was founded by the Poor Clares, a cloistered order of nuns, on Main Street in 1868. At the time, young delinquents could be educated and learn a trade in a reformatory, but orphaned and abandoned children were not accorded the same opportunity. The good … [Read more...] about WHEN MORALITY WAS DEADLY