Please check out the latest edition of The Crescent Harp! The Crescent Harp newsletter was started in 2009 as a publication to present to you news and articles regarding all aspects of the Irish community in New Orleans and Irish culture in general. One of our plans was to have as many of you as possible submit to this newsletter your thoughts and feelings on what it means to be [...]
Please Join us to commemorate the Centenary of the 1916 rising with Mass and Commemoration ceremony. A reading of the Proclamation of Independence will take place. The event will take place on April 23rd at 12 noon, at St. Alphonsus Cultural Center.
Celtic Bayou Festival, focuses on preserving and celebrating all aspects of Irish, Irish American and other Celtic cultures while instilling an appreciation of this heritage in current and future generations. A family friendly event, the festival will be held in Lafayette with future plans of hosting an Irish Parade. The inaugural festival, which will take place March 11th & 12th 2016, is sure to entertain with performances by traditional Celtic [...]
Welcome to the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Louisiana’s new webpage! We have spent the past several months designing a new, more interactive website that will inform you of all things Hibernian in the State of Louisiana. Please be sure to peruse our various pages, take a look at our divisions throughout the state, and view our photo galleries. Most importantly, if you are Irish and Catholic...what are you waiting [...]
In those dark and dreary days of 1565, when to be a Catholic in Ireland meant political as well as social ostracism, when to be a priest of the Catholic Church meant to be hunted like a wolf, with the same price upon the head of each, when to impart education to youth or instill the truths of religion into the minds of the people was dealt the same pains [...]
Brothers, As you may be aware our National President appointed me as Chairman of the Centenary Committee in order to organize the remembrance events in March and April of next year. To coincide with our plans, all State Presidents will be receiving a monthly newsletter which will give you an historical sequence of events that led to the rebellion and executions in 1916. We would like you to disseminate this [...]