AOH-New York State President’s Testimonial Dinner

The AOH Michael F. Hogan Division #15 and The LAOH Sister Catherine McAuley Division #14 of Nassau County are proud to host The 2014 AOH New York State President’s Testimonial Dinner at The Melville Marriott on Saturday, November 8, 2014.


The event will honor The AOH New York State President James J. Burke and The LAOH New York State President Carol A. McTigue.  This dinner will be held in conjunction with the Fall AOH New York State Board Meetings.


The evening will start with a mass at The Melville Marriott at 5:30pm.  The cocktail hour will begin at 6:30pm in the hotel’s atrium.  The dinner will commence at 7:30pm with music provided by Dennis Gallery & Celtic Justice.  Tickets for this dinner will be $85.00 per person.


There will also be a commemorative journal for this event.  Prices for advertising are

Full Page- $100

Half Page- $60.00

1/4 Page- $40.00

Patron Listing- $10.00

The deadline for journal ads is October 6, 2014. 


Please make checks payable to: AOH Testimonial Dinner Committee

Please mail checks and journal ads to : Testimonial Committee, 4711 Merrick Road, Massapequa, NY 11758


For those seeking accommodations, reservations can be made by calling the Melville Marriott at (800) 228-9290.  Use the code (AOH/LAOH) when making your reservation.  The rates are $129.00 plus tax per night.  Reservations rates are good thru October 7,2014.



NYS Chaplain Fr. Henry Reid’s Pilgrimage to Ireland

Join New York State AOH Chaplain Fr. Henry Reid as he leads a pilgrimage to Ireland!  The trip will be from October 5-14 2014 and will travel to cities such as Dublin, Down, Belfast, Derry, Galway and Wicklow!


† Round trip airfare to Dublin from New York
† Accommodations for 8 nights in Ireland (or similar):
~ Oct 6 – 8 / 2 nights: The Gresham Hotel, Dublin
~ Oct 8 – 10 / 2 nights: Ramada Plaza Hotel, Belfast
~ Oct 10 – 11 / 1 night: White Horse Hotel, Derry
~ Oct 11 – 12 / 1 night: Connacht Hotel, Galway
~ Oct 12 – 14 / 2 nights: The Gresham Hotel, Dublin
† Irish Breakfast each morning (Lunch at Carberry;s Pub on Day 4 only)
† Dinner each evening
† Touring by private coach throughout and as per itinerary
† Services of your driver as guide throughout your stay
† Dublin City guide for half day Tour on Day 2
† Entrance fees
† Mass daily
† Porterage of one suitcase at hotels only      

Flight bag & portfolio of all travel documents


For more information, you can contact 206 TOURS at (800) 206-TOUR (8687) or visit the pilgrimage web site at



AOH Division 18 Peekskill – 6th Annual Hudson Valley Irish Fest


The Officers and Members of Division 18, Peeksill, NY are proud to announce that they will once again be hosting The 6th Annual Hudson Valley Irish Fest on Saturday, September 20th at Riverfront Green Park in Peekskill.

The event will run from 11am-7pm and will feature an all day celebration of Irish Culture featuring great music, food and fun for the entire family.

The music line up is tremendous!  The day long festival will feature performances by Mundy, Black 47, Jameson’s Revenge, The Druids, and Tim Murphy.  There will be Pipe Band performances throughout the day as well!

The event will also feature a World Class Traditional Irish Folk Tent featuring Mary Courtney, The Rising of the Moon Seisun Group and much more.

There will also be an interactive kids area that will feature 18th Century toys and games.

The Irish Fest is located steps away from The Peeskill Metro-North Train Station, making it easily accessible from all points north and south.

Advance tickets are $10.00 each and kids under 12 are admitted free.

For more information, please visit The Hudson Vally Irish Fest Website at :



AOH Division 1 Schenectady- Bill Dollard Annual Golf Outing

Golf Outing Flyer

Golf Outing Flyer


The Officer and Members of  The John F. Kennedy Division 1 of Schenectady will host The Annual Bill Dollard Golf Outing on Saturday, September 6th at The Briar Creek Golf Course in Duanesburg, New York.

Tee off time is 10:30am.

The event includes 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch at the turn with dinner to follow at The Hibernian Hall, 1748 State Street in Schenectady.

There will be plenty of prizes, raffles and lots of fun for everyone while raising money for a great cause.

The cost is $90.00 per person or $340.00 for a foursome with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the Wounded Warriors/ Patriot Hills.  Payment must be received by August 29th.

There are also Tee Sponsorships available for $50.00 per tee.

For booking information, please contact Glenn Walker (518) 982-8195 or Jim Scott (518) 377-2481.


AOH Division 1, Elmira – 18th Annual Jack Burns Memorial Golf Tournamnet

The Elmira AOH will be hosting The 18th Annual Jack Burns Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturady,  July 19th at The Soaring Eagles Golf Course, 201 Middle Road, Horseheads, NY 14845.  The tournament will have registration at 12 Noon and a shotgun start at 1:00pm.  The format will be a 4-Man Scramble (Captain and Crew), and will include Golf, Carts, Lunch at the Turn, Dinner, and Awards.  The cost is $95.00 per golfer (380.00 per foursome).  There is also hole sponsorships available at $100.00 per hole.  The tournament is limited to only 30 foursomes so space is limited!  The entry deadline is July 7th.  Please Contact John Everett at (607) 731-8306 or email at   Please make checks payable to Emira AOH and mail to Golf Committee c/o/ Tom Corcoran, 701 Kinyon Street, Elmira, NY 14904.


There is lodging available for out of town golfers!  Interested parties may contact The Elmira Holiday Inn, 760 East Water Street, Elmira, NY 14901 (607) 734-4211  or The Coachman Motor Lodge, 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904 (607) 733-5526.


Semi-Annual Meeting Auburn, NY

To: All National, State, County, Division Officers and Brother Hibernians

From: Timothy McSweeney AOH/NYS Secretary

Re: Semi- Annual New York State Board Meeting

Date: September 25,2012

The Semi- Annual New York State Board Meeting Mandated by Article II, Section 3 of the AOH/NYS By-Laws will Convene As Follows:

Date:  Saturday November 3, 2012

Time:  10:30am

Place: Auburn AOH Hall – 79 Van Anden St . Auburn N.Y. 13021

The Agenda for the meeting will be as follows:

Officers Reports

Committee Reports

Special Committee Reports

Old Business

New Business

Good of the Order of the order

All Officers must provide 80 copies of their report to file for expenses

President’s Message

The spring NYS Board Meeting is behind us. I would like to thank Fr. Henry Reid for saying the Mass and Peter Durkee for his work setting up the weekend.

By now, I hope everyone has their National Convention Delegates lined up, rooms re-served and packages purchased. I look forward to a FULL delegation. Anyone who would like to assist with the hospitality room should see Jim Burke at the Turning Stone.

All County and Division Presidents should have received a letter and flier from AOH/NYS Pro-Life Chairman, Matt Nelligan, and myself. Any donation you can make to Camp Esther would be greatly appreciated.

In closing, I would like to thank the New York State Board for giving me their unanimous endorsement for the office of AOH National Director.

The Semi Annual State Board Meeting May 5, 2012

The Semi-Annual New York State Board Meeting mandated by Article II, Section 3 of the AOH/NYS By-Laws will convene as follows:

Date: May 5, 2012
Time: 10:00 am
Place: Shamrock House
Rte. 145, East Durham, NY

The agenda for the meeting will be as followed: Officers Reports
Committee Reports
Special Committee Reports
Old Business
New Business
Good of the Order

Officers should have 80 copies of their report. You MUST have a written report in order to file expenses.

The 13th Annual James F. Hayes Memorial Gold Classic will be held on Friday, May 12, 2012. This is a major fundraiser for the Austin V. Carew Scholarship Fund.

Merry Christmas!

The New York State Board of the Ancient Order of Hibernians would like to wish you and your family a Very Merry Christmas and a Joyous New Year.

Nollaig Shona Duit

Rev. Henry Reid – Chaplain
Michael J. McNabb – President
James J. Burke – Vice President
Timothy McSweeney – Secretary
Victor J. Vogel – Treasurer

Peter P. Durkee
– Director
Thomas Lambert – Director
Doug McCurdy – Director
Brian P. Kelly – Director
Patrick Gatins – Director
John C. O’Connell – Director
Leo Kane – Director
Vincent Tyer – Director

Upcoming New York Meetings 2012

The New York State Board Will Be Meeting on May 5, 2012 in East Durham, NY. This will be in conjunction with the Our Lady of Knock Services on May 6, 2012

The Board will meet in the Fall of 2012 on November 3, 2012 in Auburn, NY with a joint AOH and LAOH President’s Testimonial Dinner that evening.

The National Convention will take place from July 9-12, 2012 in Turning Stone, NY.

For details about the convention, click here.