February 24th, 7:00pm | Division 1, Albany (view flyer) suggested donation $7.00
“Daughters of Ireland: Irish Women and the Independence Movement, 1900-1918"
Jointly sponsored by LAOH Division 1 Albany, AOH Division 5 Albany, and the Capital District Irish American Association (CDIAA). A Presentation by Karen Sonnelitter, Assistant Professor of History, Siena College addressing the role of women in the search for Irish independence. Her first book "Charity Movements in Eighteenth-Century Ireland: Philanthropy and Improvement" will be published in the summer of 2016.
Refreshment served. For info 518-478-9394
February 28th, 2:00pm | Nassau County, Division 15
Historical film series (2) describing the key players of the 1916 Easter Rebellion.
This event is free to attend. The first event, originally scheduled for January 24th is being rescheduled. The third event will be March 6th. The fourth and final event is April 24th, beginning with a Traditional Irish Breakfast, $10pp, starting at 11:00am and the last film of the series starting at 2pm. The re-schedule of the first event will be available soon.
February 28th, 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Division 8/9, Selden (view flyer) $10 per person
Rebel Songs On The Road To The Easter Rising
LAOH Division 8/9 and AOH Division 8, Selden, NY invite you to an afternoon of spirited song and history at the AOH Division 8 Hibernian Cultural Center (Magnolia Drive, Magnolia Dr, Selden, NY 11784,) starring "The Bard & The Busker" - Mike McCormack and John Corr. Bring your family and your friends! For tickets, contact: Pat & Rich 631-846-3106
March 1st, 6:00pm | New York City (view flyer) watch video - scroll to bottom
Consulate General of Ireland Historical Lecture Series: "Jumping Into the GPO: Women in the Rising"
The Consulate General of Ireland in association with LAOH NYS, AOH NYS, and the New York GAA invite you to the third lecture in our Historical Lecture Series. Professor Lucy McDiarmid's lecture will be centered on her new book: At Home in the Revolution: What Women Said and Did in 1916.
RSVP by February 26th to firstname.lastname@example.org
March 6th, 9:00am-1:00pm | Niagara Falls $10 per person / $6 children 10 & under (view letter & flyer)
3rd Annual “Traditional Irish Breakfast”
This year we will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising, a pivotal event in the Irish struggle for freedom. Our breakfast will be at St. Leo’s Worship Site, 2748 Military Road, Niagara Falls. In addition we will be having a basket auction, 50/50 raffle and cupcake sale to raise money for all the charitable work we do in Niagara County. To ensure the success of this event we are asking for donations. Please view the letter for more details.
March 6th, 4:00pm | Nassau County, Division 15
Historical film series (3) describing the key players of the 1916 Easter Rebellion.
This event is free to attend. The series concludes on April 24th with a Traditional Irish Breakfast, $10pp, starting at 11:00am and the last of the series starting at 2pm.
March 26th, 1:00-5:00pm | Kings County
Following their annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, the Kings County AOH & LAOH will jointly host a gathering at The Baile Na N’Gael 2750 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11229. The gathering will include a commemoration of the Easter Rising of 1916 with guest speakers AOH National Director Martin Kelly and NYS LAOH Irish Historian Regina Begley.
Wear your “Best Green” and join us for an afternoon of Irish Music, Irish Food & Fun!
ADMISSION: FREE – All Seats on First Come, First Served basis
March 28th, noon | Nassau County
Ceremony commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising.
Event will take place at the Easter Rising Monument behind the Courthouse in Mineola. After the ceremony, a gathering will take place at the Irish American Center, Willis Ave, Mineola. For more information contact Regina Begley, email@example.com
April 3rd, 10:00am | Queens County (view flyer)
Communion Mass & Breakfast $25 per person
St. Thomas More Church 204-25 Rockaway Point Blvd, Breezy Point, NY. Breakfast immediately following at the Rockaway Point Breezy Point Catholic Club directly across from the Church. Guest Speaker AOH National & NYS Irish Historian Mike McCormack. For more info contact John Manning, firstname.lastname@example.org. For tickets contact Walter Cooper, email@example.com.
April 3rd | Suffolk County (view flyer)
Commemoration Ceremony at the Thomas J Clarke homesite (exit 70 off the Long Island Expressway) followed by Mass and Breakfast at the Rock Hill Country Club.
April 10th, 1:00pm | Orange County (view flyer)
Community luncheon at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Washingtonville to honor the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising with recognition of the brave women involved in this historic event. Mary Hogan, National LAOH President & Regina Begley, LAOH NYS Irish Historian will be guest speakers, focusing on the role of the Irish Women in the 1916 Easter Rising. Mike McCormack, National AOH Historian & author of "The Road to Rebellion" will also be a guest speaker, giving an overview of the events leading up to the Rising. In addition Sophie Colgan, the 2015 NYS Rose of Tralee has agreed to share her personal family story and connection with the 1916 Easter Rising. Also, music, Irish step dancers and vendors.
April 22nd, 7:30-10:00pm | Queens
1916 Documentary Screening and Discussion
Social hour begins at 7:30 p.m. At 8:15 p.m. screening of the feature-length documentary (80-minutes) at the New York Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Avenue, Queens, NY, followed by a Question and Answer session with the documentary's creator, writer, and producer, Bríona Nic Dhiarmada, the Thomas J. & Kathleen M. O'Donnell Professor of Irish Studies and Concurrent Professor of Film, Television, and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame. This is the Documentary from the Keough Naughton Center. This event is presented in collaboration with Irish Film London.
April 23rd, 10:00am | Broome County
Memorial Mass will be held at Lourdes Chapel in Binghamton. A Flag raising will follow at Binghamton City Hall. The commemoration will continue at AOH Hall in Binghamton. A Rising Candle will be blessed and lit and will be kept at the Hall as a memorial. A second candle will be lit in memory of Broome County AOH member Bill Ryan's father who was involved in the Rising. There will be a reading of 1916 Proclamation and Resolution; a DVD of the Rising; actual photographs of the Rising (Courtesy of Bill Ryan) will be on display. Also, Irish music, dancing and refreshments.
April 23rd, 1:00pm | New York City
Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Following Mass, a procession will be held from the Cathedral to the plaza of the Irish Consulate, a few blocks away. At the plaza, a ceremonial reading of the 1916 Proclamation as well as speeches from various dignitaries will take place. There will be NO SEATING at the plaza of the Irish Consulate. Tickets are required to attend these events. LAOH NYS tickets will be issued through NYS Irish Historian Regina Begley. For reservations and questions send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 516-712-4177. No reservations accepted after March 17th.
April 24th | Rockland County
Mass, Procession to Monument, Lunch. (view flyer)
Anyone who is planning to go to NYC on April 23rd and would also like to participate in the Rockland event, accommodations at a local hotel are being arranged and bus transportation to NYC will be available from the hotel. Lunch on Sunday will also be at the hotel. Details will be available soon.
April 24th, 8:00am | Greene County
Mass at Our Lady of Knock Shrine in East Durham ending with a reading of the 1916 Easter Rising Proclamation by member of Division 32, Greene Co.
We will install a 1916 Easter Rising Exhibition at the entrance of the church in mid-April. Feel free to visit this exhibition when the Church is open.
April 24th, 11:00am | Niagara County (view flyer)
Mass in honor of the patriots whose lives were lost during the Rising. All Saints Parish/St. Patrick's Church, 76 Church St. Lockport. Mass will be followed by a brunch in the church hall. RSVP by April 17th to Teresa Kearns, email@example.com
April 24th, 11:00am | Nassau County, Division 15
Historical film series (4) describing the key players of the 1916 Easter Rebellion. $10pp
Conclusion of the series starting with a Traditional Irish Breakfast 11:00 am and the last of the film series at 2pm.