The Westchester County Board Ancient Order of Hibernians is pleased to invite you to attend the Manchester Martyrs Memorial Dinner on June 23, 2017, 6 – 10 PM at The Factoria at Charles Point, Peekskill, NY.
Awardees include Derek Warfield of the Wolf Tones and historian, Dr. Ruan O’Donnell. Read more…
On April 20 2017, Albany LAOH Division #1, Albany AOH Division #5 and the Irish American Heritage Museum co-sponsored a commemorative lecture by Dr. Ruan O’Donnell.
The evening started with presentation of resolution/proclamations from Albany County Legislator Raymond Joyce and Albany City Council Member Joseph Igoe to commemorate the Manchester Martyrs. Ray and Joe are both AOH Division #5 members.
New York State Assemblyman and Staten Island Brothers Michael Cusick was unable to attend the Albany event but sent a Proclamation in support of of the Manchester Martyrs commemoration.
Brothers from AOH Divisions in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Rochester attended a presentation and discussion on The Manchester Martyrs delivered by Dr. Ruan O’Donnell. Professor O’Donnell is a premier Irish historian and folds a faculty position as Senior Lecturer, University of Limerick. The event was held in the Buffalo Irish Cultural Center on Sunday, April 24, 2017.