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The Ancient Order of Hibernians is a Catholic, Irish American Fraternal Organization founded in New York City 4 May,1836. The Order can trace its roots back to a parent organization, of the same name, which has existed in Ireland for over 300 years. However, while the organizations share a common thread, the North American A.O.H. is a separate and much larger organization.

What Is The AOH?
The AOH is the oldest Irish Catholic fraternal organization. We abide by the motto, Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity
Who Qualifies For Membership?
Membership is open to all men of Irish birth or decent and is a practicing Catholic.
WHere is the AOH In Connecticut?
There are a number of Divisions in the State Of Connecticut. Visit the Division Directory to find the closest one near you.

Comm. John Barry


John Barry was an officer in the Irish Catholic Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy. He came to be widely credited as "The Father of the American Navy".

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