Help Honor a Great Irish Patriot, Rename “Reservation number 302” to “Robert Emmet Park”

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Currently there is an effort underway spearheaded by AOH JFK Division 5 and the IAUC to officially rename the park bordering Massachusetts Ave and 24th Street NW in Washington, DC in honor of Irish Patriot Robert Emmet.   The parks chief feature in in fact an impressive statue of Robert Emmett that was erected 50 years ago on April 22, 1966 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary … [Read more...]

Support for a U.S. Postage Stamp Honoring the 1916 Proclamation

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The American Irish Teachers Association is working to have a commemorative stamp issued in recognition of the Centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising.  Such recognition is not without precedent, in 1989 the U.S. Postal Service recognized the 200th Anniversary of France’s Bastille Day and the start of the French Revolution, it is equally fitting that the Easter Rising should … [Read more...]

The Ancient Order of Hibernians Denounces Florida’s Repeal of the MacBride Principles

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New City, New York – 6/9/2015– The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH)   The Ancient Order of Hibernians denounces Florida’s recent decision to rescind its commitment to the MacBride Principles and the continued pursuit of justice and peace for the people of Northern Ireland. Per National AOH Political Education Chair Neil F. Cosgrove: The Seventeen years of … [Read more...]

Save The Seraphs! Mater Dei Prep Catholic School closure threatened unless they raise $1,000,000 in 60 days!

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NJ AOH Division 2 Monmouth for the past 9 years has run the AOH Polar Plunge for Catholic Education.  During that time the Division has led 1000 students, faculty, clergy and family members into the freezing Atlantic Ocean each January.   The event has raised over $800,000 with 100% being returned to the school for tuition assistance, projects, infrastructure and sports … [Read more...]

Walmart Apologizes/Pulls “Pashtun Papa”, but Defend Products Defaming the Irish

Walmart's "St. Pat Pub Leprechaun" still on sale.

Press Release For immediate release 3/03/2015 New City, New York – 3/03/15 – The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) The Ancient Order of Hibernians condemns Walmart for not addressing the legitimate concerns of Irish Americans and continuing to sell denigrating and defaming merchandise caricaturing and ridiculing Irish heritage and culture. The Hibernians find this … [Read more...]