Proud Irish-Americans of Central Ohio

Proud Irish-Americans of Central Ohio

Proud Irish-Americans of Central OhioProud Irish-Americans of Central Ohio

 Friendship, Unity, and Christian Charity

Hibernian Road Bowling Open


The Division will be hosting the Inaugural Hibernian Road Bowling Open on Saturday, April 18th at Alum Creek State Park! Inspired by our friends at the GCICF, we hope the Spring event will compliment their annual Fall event for a full season of Irish Road bowling in Central Ohio. It will also serve as our annual fundraiser to support the Freedom For All Ireland Fund!

Saturday, April 18th | Inaugural Hibernian Road Bowling Open
9:30am: Check In Begins (Sign up day of event)
10:15am: Bowling Begins
$10 per person/$40 per team (Cash or Check payable to Ancient Order of Hibernians)
Hot Dogs & Snacks served at the Finish Line
Alum Creek State Park (Alum Creek Sailing Association, 3241 Lewis Center Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035)
*Mile Marker Sign Sponsorships available for $50
*Finish Line Sign Sponsorship available for $100
Contact Ken Stebleton to reserve your sponsorship at or phone (740) 972-9384.

Hibernian Golf Classic


Join us for the annual Hibernian Golf Classic at Split Rock Golf Club on Saturday, June 6th!

Four Person Scramble

$75 per person - $300 per foursome

Sponsorships available - $100 Hole Sign, $175 Hole Naming Rights, $175 Golf Cart Naming Rights


Franklin County Division One


Slainte! Cead mile Failte! Welcome!  We are an Irish Catholic cultural organization dedicated to a united Ireland, the memory of St. Patrick, Patrick Pearse, Irish Music, Culture and Heritage. The Ancient Order of Hibernians is America’s oldest Irish Catholic Fraternal Organization. The first division of the AOH in Franklin County, was established in March of 1876. 

Tara Hall


Since 1988, Tara Hall has been the Social Outreach for the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Columbus Ohio. For the past 10 years our division has been located at  274 E. Innis Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43207.  AOH Business Meetings occur on the first Thursday of every month and are open to the public.  Our general meetings are on the second  Thursday of every month and are open to AOH members. ​ Like and follow us on facebook. #AOHColumbus 

Division History


 ​​The Early History of the AOH in Columbus, Ohio
It was in the autumn of 1875 when a small but determined group of Irishmen moved to Columbus, Ohio from Sharon and Wheatland, Pennsylvania. They settled in the part of Columbus known as "Flytown,"; which was located in the northwest section of Ohio's capital city. These men decided to bring the Ancient Order of Hibernians to Columbus. READ MORE...


AOH National Vice President Speaks at Proclamation Day 2018


AOH National Vice President Danny O’Connell recognized Danny Eakins as Commodore John Barry Award recipient and Scott Partika as Hibernian of the Year for the Patrick Pearse Division #1 during the March 9th Proclamation Day ceremonies at the City of Columbus city hall chambers.  The AOH portion on the video link below starts at the 15:00 mark.  View video Here

Young Irish American leaders discovering Ancient Order of Hibernians


This article features our very own Patrick Pearse Division #1 as an example of how younger members are joining in impressive numbers. View article Here

Irish Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan speaks at Tara Hall in Columbus


In August of 2017 the Reverend Alphonsus Cullinan, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Waterford and Lismore visited us and spoke to the AOH and LAOH Patrick Pearse Division 1 at Tara Hall.  It was truly a blessing, and he continues to inspire our spiritual and charitable efforts. Watch video Here.

In August of 2018, Irish Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan officially became a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Patrick Pearse Division 1 in Columbus Ohio.