|Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, Inc.
New York State Board
2011 - 2013
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|Any women not less than sixteen (16) years of age, being a
practicing Roman Catholic, who is Irish or of Irish descent
through either parent, or who is legally adopted, or who is the
wife or mother of a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians
in America, Inc, or the mother of a member of the Junior
Division, shall be eligible for membership in this organization.
Any woman possessing the above qualifications may be
submitted to membership with all the rights and privileges. If
you wish further information on membership please email us at
|Divisions meet once a month. Each Division elects their own
officers under the rules of our Order. Members pay dues to their
Division. Each division determines their own dues amount. In
N.Y.S. we have approximately 72 Divisions located in 27 different
Counties. Members are expected to attend meetings and be active
in their Divisions; and to support and participate in their County,
State, and National Board's activities.
Members are involved in a wide variety of activities and events.
St. Brigid is our patron Saint, our Divisions celebrate this day
with Masses, luncheons, dinners, charity service in her honor.
Our Divisions are involved in numerous charity activities
including food banks, clothing drives, visiting the elderly in
nursing homes and hospitals, assisting our religious orders,
raising money for worthy causes. Our Organization holds a
National Irish Writing Contest for Junior and High School
students each year. Our members participate in parades
including the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade on Fifth
Ave in Manhattan. Part of our mission is to promote our Irish
culture, we do this by displaying exhibits and lecturing on
Irish history, and supporting groups who are working toward
preserving our rich history.
We are not a political organization, we do not endorse
candidates. However, our members are involved in the legislative
process. Our members and our Organization, as a whole,
support legislation that supports issues related to peace in
Ireland, freedom for all the Irish people, and our beliefs as