President Declares 2017 Irish American Heritage Month

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Irish-American Heritage Month IRISH-AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2017 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Irish Americans have made an indelible mark on the United States.  From Dublin, California, to Limerick, Maine, from Emerald Isle, North Carolina, to Shamrock, Texas, we are … [Read more...]

THE BOB AND MOLLIE MONTEITH STORY (part I)

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  Robert ‘Bob’ Monteith was the third son of four with five sisters born March 1, 1879 in Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow to Joseph (Cavan) and Mary Dillon (Wicklow) Monteith. He was baptized in the Episcopal Church in the diocese of Glendalough. At 16, he joined the British army claiming to be 18. After seeing action in India and Africa, he was honorably discharged on … [Read more...]

Recruiting – Organizer’s Update

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It’s no secret; Our Order has seen a substantial decrease in membership over the last ten years. Many factors attribute to the decrease; aging membership, lack of interest, failure to engage members, changes in society, generational differences, lack of recruiting, just to name a few. Take your pick, every division in the country has run into one, if not all of these problems. … [Read more...]

TOM CLARKE – KATHLEEN DALY CLARKE Memorial Celebration – Sunday, April 3 2016

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Suffolk County AOH - Twenty-Ninth Annual TOM CLARKE - KATHLEEN DALY CLARKE Memorial Celebration - Sunday, April 3 2016 The Suffolk County AOH will commemorate the dedication of the Tom Clarke and Kathleen Daly Clarke Memorial at the monument on County Road 111, Manorville, N.Y. at 9:00AM with a wreath laying service. This year, there will also be a reading of the … [Read more...]

Happy Easter from the AOH National Board

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Happy Easter from the AOH National Board. Good Friday and Holy Saturday are days that require some time in the Classroom of Silence. Uncertainty, sadness, worry, and fear seem to create paralysis among the first believers, but in reality,we, with them, are moving toward the certainty of Resurrection. Suddenly all becomes affirmed and confirmed. No more doubts for them … [Read more...]