AOH Nassau County Board – 42nd Annual Feis & Irish Festival

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The AOH Nassau County Board is proud to announce that it will be hosting the 42nd Annual Nassau County Feis & Irish Festival on Sunday, September 21 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. 

The all day event will feature Irish Step Dancing, Bagpiping, Traditional Irish Singing, Gaelic Football, Irish Vendors, Irish Art and Language, and much much more!

This year, the festival will honor Eileen Cronin, host of the Long Ireland Radio Show that is heard on WRHU-FM (88.7).

Music will be provided by Celtic Justice.

A Mass will begin the day’s events and will be celebrated at 11:00am.

The cost is $10.00 per person with children under 16 admitted for free.

For more information, please visit the festival website at:  http://www.nassauaohfeis.com/

Or you can Call at (646)481-3347.

 

AOH Division17 – Nassau County 26th Annual Dinner Dance

The Officers and Members of The Ancient Order of Hibernians, St. Brendan The Navigator-Division 17 of Island Park are proud to announce that our 26th Annual Dinner Dance will be held on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at The Bridgeview Yacht Club in Island Park, New York.  The Dinner will start at 3:00pm, with music provided by The Cunningham Brothers and a special appearance by The County Tyrone Pipes and Drums.  Our guests of honor for the event will be Peter Jacoutot, who will be awarded The 2014 Man of The Year.  We will also be honoring Diane Hagen as the 2014 Woman of The Year.  Tickets are $80.00 per person before July 13th, $90.00 after that.  NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.  For reservations and journal ad sponsorships, please call (516) 234-0317 or (516) 398-8643 or email at info@sbnaoh.org.  You can also find information on our Division website at www.sbnaoh.org

AOH-Nassau County Board – Cigars Under The Stars Fundraiser

The Nassau County Board of The Ancient Order of Hibernians invites you to join them for a night of Fine Cigars, Spirits, Live Music and Good Company as they host a “Cigars Under The Stars” fundraiser on Thursday, June 26th 2014.  The event will be held at The Saloon, 1016 w. Beech Street, Long Beach, NY 11561. (516) 432-9158. 

 

The event is to benefit the AOH Nassau County Board.  Admission to the event is $25.00 in advance, $30.00 at the door.  There will be appetizers served with a cash bar.  Music provided by Brian Monaghan.  2 cigars and a gift bag are included in the admission price.

For reservations or additional information, contact Sean O’Rourke (516) 316-5249.

Please mail checks to:

Sean O’Rourke, 974 East Broadway, Woodmere, NY 11598, Make checks payable to The AOH Nassau County Board.  Thank You.

AOH Division 17 Nassau – Benefit for Brendan Wagner

Event Flyer for Brendan Wagner Benefit

 Brendan Wagner Benefit Flyer

BRENDAN’S FAMILY, WITH THE HELP OF THE ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS LONG BEACH DIVISION 17, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INN, AND SPEAKEASY INVITE YOU DOWN FOR A DAY OF FUN FOR A GREAT CAUSE.

PLEASE COME DOWN TO THE INN, 943 W BEECH ST LBNY, FROM 2PM-6PM ON SUNDAY JUNE 22 FOR A $40 ADMISSION FEE INCLUDES: OPEN BAR, LIVE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT, RAFFLES, LIVE AUCTION, AND 50/50.

BRENDAN WAS INVOLVED IN A SERIOUS CAR ACCIDENT THAT HAS CHANGED HIS LIFE AND HIS FAMILY’S LIFE FOREVER. HE SUFFERED A SEVERE SPINAL CHORD INJURY AND A STROKE WHICH HAS LEFT HIM PARALYZED FROM THE NECK DOWN AND UNABLE TO BREATHE ON HIS OWN. BRENDAN UNDERWENT EMERGENCY SPINAL CORD SURGERY AND NUMEROUS PROCEDURES WHILE SPENDING 5 WEEKS IN AN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT. BRENDAN SPENT THE NEXT 4 MONTHS IN A REHABILITATION CENTER IN NYC.

BRENDAN NOW CONTINUES HIS JOURNEY AT HIS FAMILY’S HOME IN FAR ROCKAWAY. WHILE WE ARE EXTREMELY RELIEVED BRENDAN IS NOW HOME, THERE ARE MANY NEW STRUGGLES HE AND OUR FAMILY FACE ON A DAILY BASIS. BRENDAN REQUIRES AROUND THE CLOCK MEDICAL CARE AND A VARIETY OF SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT TO SURVIVE. THE PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CARE AND EQUIPMENT ENABLES HIM TO LIVE EACH DAY TO THE BEST HE CAN CONSIDERING HIS LIFE ALTERING INJURIES. THE PROCEEDS FROM THIS BENEFIT WILL ENABLE BRENDAN TO CONTINUE HIS EFFORTS. WE PRAY A SCIENTIFIC BREAKTHROUGH IN THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE WILL PRESENT ITSELF AND PROCEEDS WOULD ENABLE CERTAIN SURGERIES.

FOR MORE INFO VISIT BRENDANWAGNER.COM
TO DONATE MERCHANDISE AND/OR A GIFT CERTIFICATE, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COMMITMENT TO DAMIANWALSHJR@GMAIL.COM

Nassau County AOH Feis and Irish Festival

The 40th annual Feis and Festival will take place at Hofstra University on September 16, 2012 from 9 AM to 6 PM. Honoree this year is NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Chairman John T. Dunleavy with Music by the Druids. Competitions with Dancing, Piping and Music, art and Soda Bread will happen during the day.

Admission is $10.00 per person with Children under 16 and Hofstra Students admitted for Free.

Catholic Mass Celebrated at 11 am.

More Information Please Visit www.nassauaohfeis.com

New Website Feature, the Event Calendar

The New York State Board has added an event calendar to the New YorK State Website. You can find it at www.nyaoh.com/events.

We will be putting on the calendar various State, County and Division sponsored events throughout the year and your and your division can submit events to be posted on this calendar.

Now, we are only going to post events that benefit the Hibernian Division, for example, the Irish 2000 Festival in Saratoga, the Hudson Valley Irish Fest, and the Nassau County Feis are run by corporations, but the members that  run these events are Hibernians and the events benefit the underlying Counties and Divisions, so they will be posted.

An example of what not to submit is a local Knights of Columbus dinner, where maybe 10 members of the Divisions are also members of that Council. Since no benefit goes to the AOH, please do not submit it since it will not be posted. Also please do not submit division meetings. They are already listed on the division directory, so there is no need to list them twice.

When posting events, please send in a word document that can be copied and pasted or type directly into the email information about the event. Do not send a PDF as many times they can’t be copied and pasted. PDFs will not be accepted. The address of the event, including the zip code and phone number of the location. Include the Date, the Time, and the Sponsoring Division. Also include the Contact Person’s Name, Phone Number and Email Address.

And please send it to calendar@nyaoh.com or nyaohcalendar@gmail.com to submit it. You can contact me at 516-515-0484 for any questions.

New York State Elects New Officers

One of the main reasons the New York State Board of the Ancient Order of Hibernians meets every two years in convention is to elect its new board of officers.

The 2011 gathering in Pearl River was no exception.

Michael J. McNabb of Auburn, NY ran unopposed for the position of President, while James Burke of Massapequa, NY and Timothy McSweeney of Selkirk, NY also were elected to the to the positions of Vice President and Secretary, respectively without any competition.

That didn’t mean there wasn’t drama. Victor J. Vogel, who hails from Islip, NY won a three person race for State Treasurer. Vogel beat out Thomas Beirne and John Hyland for the position.

The other competitive race was for the site of the 2013 convention where Saratoga, NY bested Nassau County for the location, which will take place from July 10 – July 13, 2013.

The fully elected appointed board can be viewed on our officers page.

Saratoga Selected Site 2013 Convention

Saratoga Springs was selected as the site of the 2013 convention, beating out a contingent from Nassau County.

Saratoga Springs has been home to the AOH since the 1800s and also hosted the 1906 National Convention.

The convention will he held at multiple locations, with the Holiday Inn as the main hotel and The Inn at Saratoga and the Hilton Garden will act as overflow hotels.

The convention will be held from July 10- 13, 2013.