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It is with a heavy heart that we must announce President Paul Hogan passed away peacefully on February 14.  We are missing him greatly.

2021 AOH / LAOH Scholarship information has been posted.  Please check out the Maurice A. Donahue Memorial Scholarship page for pertinent information.

Members of AOH would like to thank you for your support of the Irish Night in Holyoke- A Go-Gopickup of a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner with ribs, prepared by the Log Cabin-Delaney House of Holyoke.  Proceeds are benefiting the Maurice A. Donahue Memorial Scholarship.

Tickets are still on sale for the 20th Anniversary LAOH quilt.  Each panel represents something displayed on the previous 19 quilts, all hand made by our LAOH members.  Buy your tickets now:  $1 each or a book of six for $5.  Contact Paula Paoli, LAOH President for your tickets at 413.210.6031.

Read about the History of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Construction near the Wherehouse As most of the Holyoke residents know, the bridge near the Wherehouse? is under construction.  Attached are directions in the event you need them to get to a meeting, or one of our events.

Congratulations to the 2020-21 Man/Woman of the Year who will lead our contingent in 2022:  Matt O'Connor and Kelly O'Connor.  Awards were presented at our annual Irish Night - Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Log Cabin.  Both well deserved recipients.  See announcement regarding Irish Night.

Congrats to the 2020-21 Holyoke Saint Patrick Parade Committee Citizenship Award winner & longtime LAOH member Eileen Curran. You make us proud!

Contratulations to Jay Driscoll named 2020-21 Holyoke St Patrick's Day Parade Grand Marshall!

Congrats to our 2020-2021 Christian Charity Award recipient Sr Joan Magnani, SSJ.  Sister Joan is the Director of Jericho.  Click here to read the Press Release from last year.

Hat's off to AOH member Peter Tallman honored with the Greater Holyoke Council for Human Understanding's Human Relations Award in recognition for his personal involvement, dedication, and contributions to the community.  Read more about this award by clicking our link 

Another great year for the AOH 2019 float building team!  3rd prize Religious went to the Celtic Cross; 3rd place Irish Theme to the Irish Dance float.  Well deserved!  Check out the parade pictures on our Photo Gallery page.

The LAOH 2019 Quilt winner is Lisa Leach of Worcester, MA. Thank you to everyone who helped make this fundraiser a success! Click here to see a picture of Lisa and her new quilt.

Congratulations to AOH member Liam Smith who received the Patrick Hegarty Award 2019 from the John Boyle O’Reilly Club on Easter April 21st for selfless dedication to the cause of Irish Freedom.  Congratulations Liam!

AOH_LAOH announce 2019 Membership Drive.  Contact AOH Fran Hennessey (413.785.5687) or LAOH President Paula Paoli (413.210.6031) if you have candidates or need more information.  See attached announcement.  Applications for membership are always availabe on the Membership page. 

Congratulations to our own AOH member Jay Driscoll, recipient of the William Dwight Distinguished Service Award from the Holyoke Rotary Club.  

Congratulations to "President-for-Life" Paul Hogan, the 2018 recipient of the Holyoke Parade Committee's Citizenship Award.  Well deserving!  Click here to read announcement.

Holyoke Sun Annual Irish Night Article 2012