Philly Irish planning major 1916 commemoration

Ireland’s last surviving World War II veterans has died


With great sadness, one of Ireland’s last surviving World War II veterans has died aged 99.

Sir John Leslie, a cousin of Winston Churchill and whose family seat was Castle Leslie in Co Monaghan, died at home with family at his side.

“The Leslie Family are sad to announce that Sir Jack Leslie passed […]

1916 Easter Rising Commemoration


Seating for the event is now open to other divisions.

If you wish to attend you can still get a seat.

First come first served

Ancient Order of Hibernians   

Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians

Lehigh County Division 1

1916 Easter Rising Commemoration

April 24, 2016


10:30 Immaculate Conception

Lunch Buffett

Columbian Home

Irish […]

Irish Brigades Abroad

For centuries Ireland provided thousands of soldiers for the great European powers like France, Spain and Britain. Tragically, it meant Irishmen often fought Irishmen for ‘every cause but their own’. Author Stephen McGarry tells their story.