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2017 James P. Brennen Scholarship

Posted on February 11, 2017 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Applications for the 2017 James P. Brennen Academic Scholarship are now being accepted.

Click here for more information and to download a copy of the application.

First Scholarship Recipient Graduates!

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Shawn Butler (2nd from right) pictured with members of the Division at graduation.

The first recipient of the James P. Brennan Academic Scholarship, Shawn Butler, graduated from the University of Delaware this past Saturday!

Shawn demonstrated one of the reasons he was chosen by the fact that he graduated in ...
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James P. Brennan Scholarship Winner Announced!

Posted on May 6, 2016 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Scholarship Committee considered several qualified and worthy applicants and is pleased to announce this year's recipient is Ms. Colleen Draper!


Colleen is an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church and is an honor student at Cab Calloway School of the Arts. She will be attending Goldey Beacom College in the fall, studying Business.


In addition to her academic success, her...

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Ancient Irish Ancestry

Posted on December 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Examinations of the genomes of Irish individuals from prehistoric times reveals where migration to the Emerald Isle originated. Click here to read the article, which includes links related to the actual study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Irish Halloween tradition - the Bram Brack cake

Posted on October 28, 2015 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

From The Irish Mariner website:

The Halloween custom we have come to enjoy has come a long way from its origins in Celtic Ireland. Once a serious Pagan holiday, we have transformed it into a fun, party holiday. The holiday originates from a 2,000 year old Celtic festival call Samhain. Samhain, pronounced sow-wen, is a Celtic word...

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LAOH Fundraiser at McGlynn's

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Enjoy a great meal with great friends and McGlynns will donate 10% of the night’s profits to LAOH St. Brigid Division. Just print the above flyer and bring it with you! It couldn't be easier to support them. Funds raised by the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians goes to support worthy charities.

Academic Scholarship Winners Announced!

Posted on June 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Academic Scholarship recipient Amanda Meadows (center) poses with her family and Scholarship Committee Chairman George Murphy (left), Pastor Msgr John Hopkins and Division President Mike Quirk (right)


Congratulations to the 2015 Newark AOH Scholarship recipient Amanda Meadows!


Amanda was Valedictorian at Appoquinimink High Sch...

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The Irish Connection

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

From the New Castle County Website (click the link for details):


The Irish Connection: Kilwaughter Castle to Rockwood Mansion in grand style.


Free tours will be given on the hour at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. There will be Irish music by Converse Crew, and refreshment...

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Wilmington St. Patrick's Day Parade

Posted on February 21, 2015 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (0)


The ICCD's 40th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 14, at 12:00 noon in downtown Wilmington.


The ICCD's Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Hooley will follow the parade. The hooley will take place at 14th & King Street. A large tent will be at that location to sell commemorative mugs, and to have the annual hooley. All-you-can-drink beer mugs w...

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Congratulations to Scholarship Winner

Posted on February 8, 2015 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)


2014 Newark AOH Sholarship winner Jessica Charney (2nd from right), celebrates with members of the division

Please join the division in congratulating our 2014 Newark AOH Academic Scholarship winner Jessica Charney.


Jessica is a member of Holy Angels Parish and attends St. Elizabeth High School. In addition to her volunteer work with the youth group and leadership t...

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