IRISH AMERICANS IN GOVERNMENT CELEBRATES EASTER MONDAY COMMEMORATION
(Mineola, NY) The Irish Americans In Government
recently held their Annual Easter Monday Commemoration ceremony at
the County Court House in Mineola. Each year at 12:00 noon,
on the Monday following Easter, a commemoration ceremony is held
to remember the Irish Easter Rising of 1916 and to honor the memory
of those who have struggled for human dignity, human rights, and
At this year’s commemoration ceremony, Nassau County Clerk
Maureen O’Connell joined other area officials and community
members in honoring those who have advanced the causes of peace with
justice in a united Ireland.
Prominent members of the Irish community assembled with pipers and
poets at the commemoration of this historical event.
County Board Ancient Order of Hibernians (“A.O.H.”) President Mike Byrne, Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, Past NYS District 6 Director A.O.H. Ed Friel, National Director A.O.H. Charles F. McLean Jr., Sean Crowe, Past President Irish Americans in Government Donal M. Mahoney, NYS Board Vice President A.O. H. Jim Burke, Counsel General Ireland Noel Kilkenny, Nassau County District Court Judge Joy Watson, NYS A.O. H. Chaplin Fr. Henry Ried, Irish Monument Committee Chairman Hon. Thomas Phelen, Nassau County Clerk Maureen O’Connell,
President Irish Americans In Government Jeff Clark, National
A.O. H. Web Master Joe McDonald, A.O.H. Organizer Jim Henry