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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.

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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Stormont House Agreement

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Click on the below link to learn more about the Stormont House Agreement.

This agreement provides the framework for reconciliation and upholding the rule of law and the pursuit of justice in the Northern counties of Ireland.

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Member Discount for Irish Themed Gifts!

Posted on March 18, 2014 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (1)

The division has secured a discount for members and visitors to this site for Irish-themed gifts. The Executive Gift Shoppe carries a line of personalized Irish themed gifts that may be of interest to members. As a thank you to us, the proprietor has offered a 20% coupon code for members & visitors to this site. Just use the coupon code "IRISH" when checking out to receive the discount.

The website is 

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Irish Music and More!

Posted on September 6, 2013 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)


The Festival takes place at the Commodore Barry Club in Philadelphia. Known as the "Irish Center", it is close to train line and has nearby free parking. 6815 Emlen St. Philadelphia, PA 19119


On Thursday, September 12th ...

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Blue Rocks Irish Heritage Night

Posted on May 6, 2013 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (1)


Click on the image above to go to the Irish Heritage Night page

The Newark AOH Division is pleased to announce that we are partnering with the Wilmington Blue Rocks to present the 2013 Irish Heritage Night at Frawley Stadium.



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Happy St. Patrick's Day

Posted on March 17, 2013 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Little is known of Patrick's early life, though it is known that he was born in Roman Britain in the fourth century, into a wealthy Romano-British family. His father was a deacon and his grandfather was a priest in the Christian church. At the age of sixteen, he was kidnapped by Irish raiders and taken captive to Ireland as a slave. It is believed he was held somewhere on the west coast of Ireland, possibly Mayo, but the exact ...

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