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Governor Burke Gravesite Cleanup (2020)

Each year the Wake County AOH cleans up the grave site of Governor Thomas Burke, our division’s namesake. This year’s visit will occur on Saturday, October 3rd. We will meet at the grave site at 10:30am.

If you are joining us in this activity prepare to get your hands and feet dirty by bringing work gloves and boots. We will be walking through a cow pasture to access the site. Also bring tools if possible – blower, weed trimmer, rake, or shovel for example.

Social distancing guidelines will be followed – if attending bring a face covering.

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Directions

Set your GPS to Latta’s Egg Ranch and then keep driving down Governor Burke Rd, turning left at the farm buildings.

1016 Governor Burke Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Latitude: 36.1028, Longitude: -79.0883

Bagpipe and Drumming Courses

 

The Wake Co. AOH in partnership with Wake & District Pipe Band is offering beginning bagpipe and drumming lessons starting soon!

For more information simply complete the sign up form below.

“You don’t learn to play the Great Highland pipes on a bagpipe,” said Joe Brady, who will instruct the beginning bagpipe class, “We learn to play on a small instrument known as a practice chanter.” Prospective drummers use practice pads and drum sticks to learn their craft.

“Loaner” practice chanters” will be provided free of charge and that are much quieter than a bagpipe. Committed students are encourage to purchase a practice chanter of their own.

Instruction is designed to introduce basic rudiments and skills needed to play the bagpipe or drum. Prior musical experience or the ability to read music is not a prerequisite. There will be a nominal fee to cover the costs of materials, as well as, sticks and pads for drummers.

Simply fill out the form on this page to receive additional information and class schedule.

Sign Up Here!

2020 Hibernian Charity of Wake County Vacation for Four to Ireland

The winner of the Hibernian Charity of Wake County Vacation for Four to Ireland raffle will be drawn on March 7th, 2020 at the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance.

The winner receives airfare, 7 days and 6 nights at a Bed and Breakfast, and a rental car. There are no blackout dates – just use it within a year of winning or choose $5,000.00 instead.

Tickets are $100 each with only 150 sold. Raffle proceeds go to charities, churches, schools & scholarships that the AOH (wakeaoh.com) supports locally in Wake County as well as in Ireland.

The raffle tickets are sold out for this year – thank you for your interest.

2020 St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance

The Wake County Ancient Order of Hibernians hosts an annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance open to all those interested in celebrating the holiday.

Join us for a fun evening of food, drinks, dancing, and raffles!

 

 

 

 

 

Event Details:
Saturday, March 7th, 2020
Doors open at 6:30 PM with dinner starting at 7:30 PM
St Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church
5801 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27609

Dancers from Triggle Academy of Irish Dance will perform prior to dinner and a DJ will provide the dance music after the meal. 

During the evening the winning ticket for the Hibernian Charity of Wake County Vacation for Four to Ireland raffle will be drawn. The winner receives airfare, 7 days and 6 nights at a Bed and Breakfast, and a rental car. There are no blackout dates – just use it within a year of winning or choose $5,000.00 instead. Tickets are $100 each with only 150 sold. Raffle proceeds go to charities, churches, schools & scholarships that the AOH (wakeaoh.com) supports locally in Wake County as well as in Ireland.

The dinner tickets are sold out for this year – thank you for your interest.

Governor Burke Gravesite Cleanup

Each year we visit and do maintenance to the grave site of Governor Thomas Burke, whom our division is named after. This year we will be cleaning up the grave site on April 27th.

You will be getting your hands and especially your feet dirty, so make sure to bring some gloves and some old work boots as we will be walking through a cow pasture.

We will also grab a bite to eat while we are out there.

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Directions

Set your GPS to Latta’s Egg Ranch and then keep driving down Governor Burke Rd, turning left at the farm buildings.

1016 Governor Burke Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Latitude: 36.1028, Longitude: -79.0883

March 2019 declared Irish American Heritage Month in North Carolina

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has declared March 2019 as Irish American Heritage month!

Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and NC AOH divisions will be holding events throughout the entire month promoting Irish American Heritage. Keep an eye on the NC AOH Facebook page this month for frequent posts featuring various Irish Americans.

 

Fifth Annual Governor Thomas Burke AOH Division Golf Outing

Due to lower than expected attendance, this year’s event has been canceled.

All Paypal payments will be refunded by 4/26/2019.

2019 St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance

The Wake County Ancient Order of Hibernians hosts an annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance open to all those interested in celebrating the holiday.

Join us for a fun evening of food, drinks, dancing, and raffles!

 

 

 

 

 

Event Details:
Saturday, March 9th, 2019
Doors open at 6:30 PM with dinner starting at 7:30 PM
St. Michael the Archangel Parish Center
804 High House Road Cary, NC
Dancers from Triggle Academy of Irish Dance will perform prior to dinner and a DJ will provide the dance music after the meal.
 
During the evening the winning ticket for the Hibernian Charity of Wake County Vacation for Four to Ireland raffle will be drawn. The winner receives airfare, 7 days and 6 nights at a Bed and Breakfast, and a rental car. There are no blackout dates – just use it within a year of winning or choose $5,000.00 instead. Tickets are $100 each with only 150 sold. Raffle proceeds go to charities, churches, schools & scholarships that the AOH (wakeaoh.com) supports locally in Wake County as well as in Ireland.

Dinner tickets are $35 per person in advance and include a buffet dinner of corn beef and cabbage, shepard’s pie, salad, soda bread, tea, coffee, dessert as well as beer and wine. Tickets increase to $45 after March 1st.

If you are interested in purchasing dinner tickets by check, contact us using this form to arrange payment: www.wakeaoh.com/contact-us/

If you are interested in purchasing dinner tickets using PayPal you can use the button below:

2019 Dinner Dance Ticket ($45 + $1 processing fee/person)

 

Thanksgiving Food Drive

We will once again be teaming up with D’s Bottleshop to run a Thanksgiving Food Drive to collect food for the New Bern House, which is home to hundreds of homeless families with children in transition. It is a safe haven where families find help, encouragement and support in getting back into the mainstream. We are looking for donations of items for their Thanksgiving dinner, but all donations are welcome.

We have boxes out the week ahead for non-perishables, but the frozen birds can only be accepted on Saturday, November 17th. Ewes Tree Irish Band will be playing Irish Music from 6:30pm – 9:30 ish Saturday night and as always D will be serving a great selection of craft beer and wine.

D’s Bottleshop is located in the Wakefield Plaza at:
13200 Falls of Neuse Rd, Ste 115
Raleigh, North Carolina 27614