Suffolk County Board

It is hereby declared and decreed that the purpose of this Organization, the Ancient Order of Hibernians in America, Inc., is:

  • To promote Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity;
  • To foster and sustain loyalty to country and community;
  • To aid and advance by all legitimate means the aspirations and endeavors of the Irish people for complete and absolute independence, promoting peace and unity for all Ireland;
  • To foster the ideas and perpetuate the history and traditions of the Irish people;
  • To promote Irish culture;
  • To encourage civic participation;
  • To encourage an equitable U.S. immigration law for Ireland, and to cooperate with groups for a fair American Immigration Policy;
  • To accept and support, without prejudice, the concept of free expression of religious practice for the people of the world; and
  • To protect and defend all life, born and unborn.