Annual Fall clean up at the Double H Ranch

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Nov. 12, 2016 - Albany, N.Y. Members of Albany LAOH Division 1 JFK and Albany AOH Division 5 Father Henry Tansey, including Albany LAOH President Christine O’Reilly and Albany  AOH President Tim Carey, participated in the annual fall clean up at the Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne, NY. The Double H Ranch provides specialized programs to support children and their families dealing with life threatening illnesses … [Read more...]

Echoes of History – The Manchester Martyrs

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  After the American Civil War, the Fenian brotherhood felt the time was right for a long-awaited national rising in Ireland. In February 1867, a small local rising in Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry, finally prompted a national rising which took place on 6 March. Thousands of Fenians took to the hills, but poorly armed, they were easily put down and hundreds were jailed. Unaware of the failure of the rising, support was sent from America’s Fenians. On 23 May, the ship Erin’s Hope with 40 Fenians … [Read more...]

Paul Murray awarded National Life Membership

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Sep. 7, 2016 -    Albany N.Y. Fr. Henry Tansey division 5 member Paul Murray was awarded National Life Membership. Paul is a 42 year member, serving many offices on the divsion level. Best known for his efforts in FFAI, Paul served as National Director of Irish Northern Aid in the 80s and 90s … [Read more...]