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Newark AOH Fundraising and Fellowship

Posted on March 4, 2022 at 6:30 PM Comments comments ()

One of the ways we fund Scholarships and other charitable works is through members volunteering their time and talent. 

Members fundraising at the BOB

Back row: Jeff McGeary, Jeff Dunn, Marty Drinan

Front row: Mike Butler, Greg McCoy, Theresa Carroll from the St. Brigid Division LAOH, Brian J. Phelan

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2018 James P Brennan College Scholarship

Posted on June 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM Comments comments ()

The recipients of the 2018 James P Brennan Memorial College Scholarship have been chosen! Please join the AOH Bernard McCarren Division in congratulating the following graduating high school seniors.

Corey O'Donnell $1,000.00 Corey is is a member of St. Margaret of Scotland Parish and a graduate of the Charter School of Wilmington. Corey plans on studying Electrical Engineering at the University of Delaware. Corey received a number of academi...

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2017 James P. Brennan Scholarship

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

Applications for the 2018 James P. Brennan Academic Scholarship will be available soon!

The recipient of the 2017 Scholarship was Joseph Pritchard, a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and a graduate of St. Elizabeth's high school. Joseph is attending the University of Delaware. Congratulations Joseph!

First Scholarship Recipient Graduates!

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

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 ()

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 ()

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 ()

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 ()

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 ()

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 ()

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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