YOUR VIEW: Celebrate Irish-American Heritage

Published on Wednesday, 11 March 2020 20:09
Written by J. Philip Gallagher

To The Editor:

March is Irish-American Heritage Month! It is estimated that almost 20 percent of the residents of Connecticut trace their ancestry to Ireland.

The Ancient Order of Hibernians is the oldest and largest, Irish, Catholic organization in the United States.and has been active in Connecticut since 1869. The A. O. H. is dedicated to promoting and preserving the culture of the Irish people and currently has active organizations in New London, Hartford, New Britain, Meriden, Waterbury, New Haven, Naugatuck, Danbury, Bridgeport and Stamford. For more information on the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Connecticut go on line to: ctaoh.com/membership/ J. Philip Gallagher Connecticut AOH Archivist/Historian

J. Philip Gallagher

Bethel



Posted in New Britain Herald, Editorials, Letters on Wednesday, 11 March 2020 20:09. Updated: Wednesday, 11 March 2020 20:12.