Rockland AOH Division 1 St. Patrick’s Day Party for Veterans

A.O.H. Division 1 – North Rockland had their Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party for the NYS Veterans Home in Montrose NY. The Irish Family Band “Called Away” played Irish favorites and military songs. Bagpiper from Division 1, Tim O Neill and the Lynn Academy of Irish dance also performed for the residents.

Division 1 members and families served Irish soda bread and refreshments. A great time was had by all!

Pictured from Left: The Fitzsimmons Family, Dan Donohue Div 1 President,  Tim O’Neill, on Bagpipes, “Called Away” Chris, Lindsay and Sarah Buteux, The Clarke family, Jim Gilmartin and Cy Hughes.


AOH Division #1 Rockland County – Annual Scholarship Fund Dinner Dance

Rockland County A.O.H. Division 1 is holding their Annual Scholarship Dinner Dance on October 21st 2017 7pm – 11pm. Our fund raiser supports the divisions efforts to provide scholarships to students that help defray the rising costs of college tuition. This year’s event celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Stony Point Police Department and honors Founding Chief Stephen Scurti (Ret.).


The division requests support by purchasing a journal ad and/or attending the dance to support our efforts in the community. Please contact Cy Hughes at to place your ad.  Brother Hughes can also be reached at 914-804-7162 if you have any questions. 


Please contact Bobby Fitzsimmons at or 845-642-2283 if you are attending the dance so we can have an accurate count. See the flyer for more information.  Download the journal ad form.


Checks can be mailed to: Jim Clarke, 3 Valley Drive, Thiells, N.Y. 10984.

Division #1 Rockland Honors Dermot Moore at Communion Breakfast

Division #1 Rockland Honors Dermot Moore at Communion Breakfast



Division President Dan Donohue presents award to New York State District Director Dermot Moore

Rockland County A.O.H. Division #1 North Rockland held their annual Communion Breakfast Sunday Jan 17th. The day began with Mass at St Gregory Barbarigo in Garnerville NY, followed by Breakfast at Lynch’s restaurant.
The Guest of Honor was Dermot Moore. He is current President of A.O.H. Division 3 Pearl River, NYS AOH District 8 Director and will be the Grand Marshal in the Pearl River St. Patrick’s Day Parade for 2016. He was 2010 Hibernian of the Year Rockland County, 2014 Irish Northern Aid Man of the year, and recognized for Community Service in 2015 by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.



Pictured are Dermot Moore, Joan Moore, and Mary Holt Moore

Dermot’s mother Mary Holt Moore was also there. She is a Gaelic scholar, past Grand Marshal of the NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade and a direct descendant of the leader of the Wicklow rebels in 1798, General Joseph Holt. She named Dermot in honor of 1916 leader Sean Mac Diarmada and her Uncle Sam O’Reilly fought in the GPO. She shared the Gaelic language with us as well as some of her experiences.
It was a great way to start 2016!

AOH Division #1 Rockland County – Annual Communion Breakfast

Please join us at our annual Communion Breakfast on January 17th following 9am Mass at St Gregory Barbarigo Honoring:

Dermot Moore


President Division 3 – Pearl River
State Director – District 8
Grand Marshal of St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Pearl River



9am Mass at St Gregory Church 21 Cinder Road Garnerville, NY 10923

Breakfast to follow at: Lynch’s Restaurant

79A Liberty Drive (Rt 9W) Stony Point, NY 10980 845-553-9300

Tickets – $25 at the door Contact – Dan Donohue – 914-261-7542