Ceol Mór Bagpipe Band Competition and Festival

On Saturday, July 22nd, the Rockland County AOH is sponsoring a Ceol Mór Bagpipe Band Competition and Festival at the Rockland GAA fields in Orangeburg.

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Please join us for a fun filled day beginning at 9:00 AM with individual competitions, followed by band competitions at 12:30 PM by some of the best bands in North America. After the competitions, there will be a massed bands march, a NYPD vs. Rockland Gaelic Football match, and, as a finale, a concert by the Nine Mile Stone band.

The Rockland GAA will be showcasing their beautiful, newly opened clubhouse featuring a fully stocked bar and kitchen. Enjoy great food and refreshments throughout the day under their covered pavilion while being entertained by some of our young musicians from the Pearl River School of Irish Music.

We look forward to seeing you on July 22nd for a celebration of music, sports, and Irish culture with great friends and family from Rockland County and beyond! 

Contact:
Dermot Moore
dermotomoore@gmail.com

 

NY State AOH/LAOH Biennial Convention

The 99th New York State AOH Biennial Convention and the 60th LAOH Biennial Convention will take place at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Buffalo, July 12 – 15th, 2017.  For additional information visit the official convention website at: www.nyaohlaoh2017.com.

Contacts:

Thomas Lambert, AOH Convention Chair
TomLambert12@aol.com or 716-796-7687

Barry Griffith, Journal Chairman
bear5770@aol.com or 716-812-2487

 

2017 Celtic Cruise

Division #7 NY County – The 2017 Celtic Cruise

Evening dinner cruise aboard Spirit of NY Cruise Lines – Chelsea Pier to raise funds for the Emerald Isle Immigration Center

featuring live music by:

Celtic Cross
Mclean Avenue Band
Shay Mac Band

$125 in advance includes full open bar and buffet dinner
Tickets: http://celticcharity.com/tickets.html

Boarding 6pm, sailing 6:45pm, returning 10pm
More info at http://CelticCharity.com/

Celtic Charity is the fundraising arm of AOH Div. 7 in New York, NY.

19th Annual Staten Ireland Irish Fair

The Staten Ireland (Island) Fair is a two-day celebration of Irish culture, music and heritage, with live traditional music, pipe and drum bands, food and games and activities for the wee people (our beloved children). Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, Thanks to the over 6,000 friends who joined in the fun last year. Our annual Irish gathering continues to grow and becomes more successful each time we get together. Our committee of volunteers have been expanding and bringing new energetic ideas to the front lines.

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Major Degree To Be Held in Binghamton

The John F. Kennedy Division 1 Schenectady Major Degree Team (MDT) will confer the Major Degrees of the Order on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in St. Patrick’s Church Hall, 9 Leroy St, Binghamton, NY 13905.

Candidates must report at 11:00 am and no later than Noon.

Presentable attire is recommended.

Following the Degrees, food and refreshments will be served. With the high cost of food and all the planning involved for such an important occasion as this, we ask that you extend every possible courtesy in keeping us informed on your ability to participate. Also, please be prepared to pay the $30 fee to help defray these expenses.

Contact your Division President
or
Mark Kadlecik
NYAOH District 7 Director
mkadlecik1@stny.rr.com or 607-729-4561

download the event flyer

Requiem Mass & Reburial of John Curry

John Curry was the youngest person to have witnessed the apparition of the Virgin Mary at Knock, Co Mayo in 1879. His reburial is set for Saturday May 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Basilica of Old St Patrick’s Cathedral.   This is definitely going to be a memorable event that will not want to be missed by anyone. Read more…

 

State Board Spring Meeting

Shamrock HouseThe NY State Board Spring Meeting will take place in East Durham on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Shamrock House beginning at 10:00 AM.

Officers are asked to bring 75 copies of their reports.

Location:
Shamrock House
Rte. 145
East Durham, NY 12423

Contact Info for Shamrock House East Durham
518-634-2897

Due to predicted severe thunderstorms, the James F. Hayes Annual Golf Outing has been cancelled for Friday, May 5, 2017.

We would like to thank everyone who had committed to play.  All golf payments will be refunded.  We are hoping that everyone will still commit to the T-sponsors as they will be displayed in different locations throughout the weekend.   This money is needed to support the Austin V Carew Scholarship Fund.  
 
The rest of the events for the weekend will go on as scheduled.  

If you have any questions, feel free to email Mike Byrne at: mikenyaohsports@gmail.com  or call  516-782-4762.

Additional information on the evening events and on the Mass at the Our Lady of Knock Shrine to follow.

Carnival for Karen

In lieu of a traditional testimonial dinner to honor LAOH New York State President and our Division sister, Karen Keane, LAOH Albany is hosting a Carnival for Karen on Saturday, May 6th 2-4pm at Gavin’s Country Inn following the State Board Meetings in East Durham.

Brother Hibernians are invited and encouraged to attend.

Contact:
Christine A. O’Reilly
President
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Inc.
JFK Division 1, Albany NY
kendall719x@gmail.com

James F. Hayes Annual Golf Outing

Due to predicted severe thunderstorms, the James F. Hayes Annual Golf Outing has been cancelled for Friday, May 5, 2017.

We would like to thank everyone who had committed to play.  All golf payments will be refunded.  We are hoping that everyone will still commit to the T-sponsors as they will be displayed in different locations throughout the weekend.   This money is needed to support the Austin V Carew Scholarship Fund.  
 
The rest of the events for the weekend will go on as scheduled.  

 

If you have any questions, feel free to email Mike Byrne at: mikenyaohsports@gmail.com  or call  516-782-4762.