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March is Irish American Heritage Month

Posted on March 12, 2013 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Delaware Governor Jack Markell, joined by Division President Sean Hellenga and Vice President Mike Quirk, LAOH members and other prominent Delaware Irish, proclaimed March 2013 as Irish-American Heritage Month for Delaware. Click here to view a video featuring the Governor reading from the proclamation. 

Irish Heritage Night at the Blue Rocks

Posted on February 23, 2013 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (1)

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.

We have maintained a presence at Irish Heritage Night each year since its inception, including having members throwing out the "Ceremonial First Pitch" some years. We have made arrangements this year with the Blue Rocks to be the exclusive I...
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Wilmington St. Patrick Parade Route Set

Posted on February 10, 2013 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)


The ICCD's 38th Annual Wilmington DE St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 16, at noon in downtown Wilmington. The staging area and parade route will be the same as in past years. Groups will line up between 2nd and 4th on King Street, no later than 11:30am. Step-off will be precisely at noon.


The parade will proceed up King Street past St. Patrick's church, turning at 15th Street to Market Street and making a second left at Market Street. A...

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Division Announces Scholarship

Posted on February 9, 2013 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The Newark, DE division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians is pleased to announce we have instituted an academic scholarship. One high school senior who is active in their church and community will be awarded a total of $1000! Please click the picture above for additional details and to download the application. The submission deadline is Marc...

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Wilmington St Patrick's Day Parade to Change

Posted on January 14, 2013 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

While the date of the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade most likely will not change, the parade route and an annual tradition most likely will, according to a News Journal article

For 36 years, the annual Wilmington St...

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AOH Discount in Limerick, Ireland

Posted on October 30, 2012 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

The Greenhills Hotel in Co. Limerick is offering a special rate for AOH members.

The special AOH guaranteed rate would be €40pps per night Bed/Breakfast, this would include use of our leisure centre and complimentary car parking for the Bus. They will also include a dinner rate of €20 per night if required per person.

If a group is large enough they can organize some traditional music at night in the Bar for the group.

The Greenhills Hotel can be contacted at:

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Seamus Kennedy In Concert

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (1)

An event presented by the Knights of Columbus at St. Ann’s. Saturday October 13, 2012, at St. Ann’s Social Hall, 1851 N. Union St. Wilm. DE 19806. World famous Irish singer and entertainer, Seamus Kennedy, will be performing with the McAleer School Irish Dancers. Enhanced sound system! Doors open at 7:00 PM. Snacks, soda, wine and beer included in the $20 ticket (twelve and younger: $12, five and under: free.) Tables ...
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Posted on September 17, 2012 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

As part of Wilmington's IN Wilmington Week (9/22-9/30) Scotland's Ian Bruce and Ian Walker will perform for the Green Willow Folk Club on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 7:30 pm. The concert will be held in the downstairs room of the Chelsea Tavern, 821 North Market Street in Wilmington, Delaware.

Tickets are $15 when reserved by e-mail or phone or $17 at the door; ages 17 and under are free with an adult. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. Doors open at 7:00...

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Cdre Barry Memorial Fundraiser

Posted on July 5, 2012 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday July 24th, our division is hosting a fundraiser at Kildare's benefiting the Commodore Barry 250 Mile Solo Run. Print and bring the coupon below to Kildare's between 6-9PM on July 24th and 10% of your bill (must include food) will be donated to the Division which will in turn donate the funds to this very worthy cause. If you have difficulty printing this, a copy has also been uploaded to the Photo Gallery page. We hope you see ...

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Meet and Greet with Deputy Consul General of Ireland

Posted on April 13, 2012 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

  The Deputy Consul General of Ireland, Mr. Peter Ryan, is visiting DE on 15 & 16 May, 2012. He will be in the Wilmington area on Tuesday the 15th, and in Dover on the 16th. While his schedule includes several stops, Joe Conway has arranged a lunchtime "Meet and Greet" with him. It is scheduled for 1:00 PM on the 15th at McGlynn's on Po...

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