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Support The Commodore John Barry Run

For decades the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America has petitioned United States Navy historians and many others in the United States government to honor a true Irish American naval hero of the American Revolution. Thanks to the hard work of two outstanding AOH members from Washington DC we have accomplished something that many people […]

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Gloucester County Irish Festival To Support Local Boy

The Gloucester County AOH is running their first full day festival to support a local boy and his family. Keane Patrick O’Brien is a 4 year old boy who has a rare nervous system disorder called leukodystrophy. Insurance companies are using the rare nature of the disorder as a basis to deny coverage which has […]

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Commodore John Barry Memorial Fundraiser

Commodore John Barry was the first commissioned officer in the US Navy, however the contributions of this important Irish-American are often over looked. The Hibernians have been working hard to erect a monument to ensure that Commodore Barry receives the recgnition that he deserves. The AOH recently received permission from the USNA to erect a […]

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Gloucester 1 Honors Commodore John Barry

The Commodore Barry Division #1, Gloucester County, New Jersey held the 35thannual Commemoration and wreath laying for Commodore John Barry at the bridge named for him in Logan Township,New Jersey on September 10, 2011. The annual event had a great turn out of dignitaries and division members for the Irish born, revolutionary war hero and […]

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