Immigration Pin Presentations

It looks like the count for just 30 days last month will be over 100 current members out of 535 Members of Congress!!! That is no small feat! It's great that champions of our cause like Chuck Schumer, Dick Durbin and Bruce Morrison, were all at the beginning of the month and the month ended with Nancy Pelosi getting pinned. That's not counting other legislators, and people like Ambassador Anderson and CG Noel Kilkenny who wore theirs for the entire month! … [Read more...]

March is Irish American Heritage Month

Presidential Proclamation — Irish-American Heritage Month, 2014 Washington, D.C. (United States) (OFFICIAL WIRE) February 28, 2014 IRISH-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2014 - – - – - – - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Centuries after America welcomed the first sons and daughters of the Emerald Isle to our shores, Irish heritage continues to enrich our Nation. This month, we reflect on proud traditions handed down through the generations, and we celebrate the … [Read more...]

Press Release From the Anti-Defamation Chair Concerning the Sale by Walmart of Defaming Merchandise Targeting Irish Americans

The Ancient Order of Hibernians calls on national retailer Walmart to immediately cease the sale of defaming merchandise targeting Irish Americans. Among items being sold are T-Shirts with such phrases as “I may not be Irish, but I Can Drink like One” and “Blame the Irish for My Behavior”.   These items are an outrage to those whose Irish Heritage traces to hard working Irish immigrants, not to a beer bottle, and seek in March, which is Irish American Heritage Month, to see their culture … [Read more...]

AOH Immigration Pin

By Dan Dennehy - National Chairman The National Board and  AOH National Immigration Committee created  an initiative to promote the Irish Perspective on Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the month of  March as Irish American Heritage Month. Beginning in March 2014, we ask Congress to recognize the important historical role of the Irish throughout US history, and show its commitment to Comprehensive Immigration Reform by wearing an AOH Irish American Heritage Month/Immigration Lapel … [Read more...]

2013 FFAI Packet

Download the 2013 FFAI Christmas Appeal Packet Here … [Read more...]

2014 AOH Ireland Tour

                                                  Thursday April 17th thru Sunday April 27th                                                       Costs:   Double Occupancy $1075*                                                                     Single $1425     Working with Derry Blue Badge Tours we have once again put together a historical/political and educational tour of the North for 2014.  Space is limited to 30 travelers; reservations will only be held based on … [Read more...]

2014 Barry Dedication

We are fast approaching yet one more pivotal event in the long and glorious history of The Ancient Order of Hibernians in America. I refer to the Dedication of the Commodore John Barry Memorial to take place on May 10, 2014, at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. The inspiration, impetus, and persistence to see this important undertaking to fruition must be attributed to two of our AOH Brothers, John McInerney and Jack O’Brien, both members in Washington, D.C. Early on, it … [Read more...]

2014 National Convention Information

The 2014 National Convention will take place in St. Louis, Mo. All information will be on the website JULY 30 – AUGUST 3, 2014 Location: All registration, events and convention sessions will take place at: Renaissance St Louis Grand Hotel 800 Washington Ave St. Louis, MO 63101 The limited special rate of $120 a night plus taxes (King or 2 Double).  This special rate will apply until the cut-off date or when the room block is filled; at that point other rates … [Read more...]

Immigration Alert

Now is the time to pass just and compassionate immigration reform Take Action! Send this electronic postcard to your U.S. Representatives and Senators asking that they pass just and compassionate immigration reform legislation in the 113th Congress. Simply click on the postcard below or the “Take Action” link on the right to send the postcard. Go to for more information. After you have sent the postcard to your Washington, DC lawmakers, forward this … [Read more...]

Ancient Order of Hibernians Revisit An Gorta Mor Awards

An Gorta Mor Award APPLICATION Hibernian Hunger Project of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Funded Through the Hibernian Charity Description of Award  “The An Gorta Mor Awards were created by The Ancient Order of Hibernians in America’s Hibernian Charity to honor the people of Ireland who survived the Great Hunger and initiated the Irish Diaspora, those who were forced to flee Ireland, in our case to North America, to survive the starvation and disease.  It is our belief that no other … [Read more...]