The Ancient Order of Hibernians in America is a Catholic, Irish American Fraternal Organization founded in New York City in 1836. The Order can trace its roots back to a parent organization, of the same name, which has existed in Ireland for over 400 years. However, while the organizations share a common thread, the North American AOH is a separate and much larger organization. The Board of Erin and the Board of America cooperate on projects and had a joint Board meeting in Dundalk, Ireland in 1995.



SCAOH History

South Carolina had a fair number of Irish in the 19th century, and most of them seem to have been immigrants of the famine period because by 1910 there were fewer than 700 Irish–born left.

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What is the AOH

The Ancient Order of Hibernians in America is a Catholic, Irish American Fraternal Organization founded in New York City in 1836.

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News & Updates


AOH – LAOH 2018 National Convention

AOH – LAOH 2018 National Convention

February 5, 2018

July 11, 2018 – July 14, 2018 SAVE THE DATE! The 2018 National Convention will take place...

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SC State Board Spring Meeting will take place in Columbia on Saturday, May 5, 2018

SC State Board Spring Meeting will take place in Columbia on Saturday, May 5, 2018

February 7, 2018

The SC State Board Spring Meeting will take place in Columbia on Saturday, May 5, 2018, 11:00 am at Delaney’s...

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State President Presents Gift for Safe Water Project

State President Presents Gift for Safe Water Project

February 5, 2018

This is the information, to learn more view the Safe Water Project Resource Page

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Divisions St. Patricks Day Parade Participation

Divisions St. Patricks Day Parade Participation

February 5, 2018

Greenville SC St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival on March 11, 2018

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SC State Board Fall Meeting announced

SC State Board Fall Meeting announced

October 31, 2017

October 11, 2017 by Richard Smith The SC State Board Fall Meeting will take place in Columbia on Saturday, December...

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SC State Board of AOH  Installs New Officers At Convention

SC State Board of AOH Installs New Officers At Convention

October 31, 2017

October 7, 2017 by Richard Smith The South Carolina State Board of the Ancient Order of Hibernians elected James...

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