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Raymond G. McCann, AOH Past Nassau County President, and former firefighter, dies at 79

Posted December 27, 2016 By Bridget Downes [LI Herald Newspapers] Raymond G. McCann, a former New York City firefighter and president of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Nassau County Board, died on Dec. 11 following complications from a surgical procedure. He was 79. McCann was born in Belle Harbor, Queens, and lived most of his

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Mike Byrne Elected To Hibernian Charity Board

Nassau County President Mike Byrne was elected by the AOH National Board to the Board of Directors of the Hibernian Charity. He  was born in County Roscommon, Ireland on August 18, 1962 to Patricia and James Byrne.  He has three brothers and three sisters.  He graduated high school from CBS Roscommon in 1980.  He went

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John O’Connell Re-Appointed To National Board

Nassau County’s John O’Connell was re-appointed by National President Brendan Moore to the position of National Editor of the Hibernian Digest, a position he took over last July. O’Connell joined the Mike Moran Division 8 in Glen Cove, NY back in 1996. A three-time President of that Division from, he also served as Nassau County

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Bristol and Mexico Memorial

On November 19th, Nassau County AOH was at the ceremony to remember the Irish immigrants who died in the Bristol and Mexico, both of which sank in 1836 and 1837. The emigrants are buried in a mass grave in Lynbrook.  The memorial service took place at the corner of Merrick Rd and Ocean Ave in

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Nassau County Mourns The Loss of John Bownes

The Ancient Order of Hibernians was saddened today with the loss of National Life Member John Bownes after a freak accident last week. He was 83. “He was a dedicated member of the order,” said fellow National Life Member Michael O’Rourke. “He was very active with the Feis, and helped build the stages. He was

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Nassau County Well Represented In Cincinnati

Nassau County sent 12 delegates to Cincinnati for the biennial Hibernian Convention. At the event, the brothers were able to vote in the new new National Board, while making decisions on various Hibernian issues. All officers that up for re-election maintained their offices, including President Shamus Boyle, VP Brendan Moore, Secretary Tom McNabb, and Treasurer

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Photos: Grand Marshal’s And Aide’s Dinner

Nassau County was well represented at the 2010 New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal’s and Aide’s Dinner. Beside Nassau County Aide Michael Byrne, representatives from most of the divisions attended honoring Grand Marshal Raymond Kelly and aides from each of the counties in the New York area. Kelly and his aides will

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Nassau County President Mike Byrne to be Aide

The Nassau County Board of the AOH would like to congratulate President Mike Byrne for being the county’s representative as Aide to Grand Marshal Raymond Kelly in the 249th St. Patrick’s Day Parade. In addition to marching on March 17th, Mike will represent the county in all the events leading up to the historic march,

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Four Nassau County Brothers On State Board [Pictures]

Former Nassau County AOH president and State Treasurer Jim Burke has been elected to the office of New York State AOH Secretary at the 2009 New York State Convention of the Ancient Order of Hibernians held in Albany, July 8-11. Also good news from the convention for Nassau Hibernians, it is expected that new State

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