FL AOH Division Info

FL Div Info

Below is a directory of all active Ancient Order of Hibernians® divisions within the State of Florida. They are listed by County Name. Included are contact names and emails, meeting location and address, and the time of the month they meet.

AOH Shield 01Any member planning on attending a meeting outside his own division should confirm the location and time with the contacts listed.

Any prospective member should contact the division of his choice to get more information about joining.  If there is not a division in your area please visit the Membership Page.

We took great time and effort to make sure all this information is correct.  If any division information needs to be corrected or updated, please contact AOH Florida State Webmaster, Michael Shilale at alphabetsoup@gmx.us.

Please note these are meeting locations and not mailing addresses.  If you need a proper address for a division, please contact it for the details.

 

ACTIVE FLORIDA DIVISIONS

Brevard County Division 2:  Fulton J. Sheen Division
(President Francis X. Delaney:  fdelaney1@cfl.rr.com)
(Alternate Contact, Edward P. Reilly:  tarahillaoh@aol.com)
Meeting Location:  Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #37
Address:  1049 Julia Dr., Melbourne FL 32935-4210
Time:  3rd Wednesday @ 7:30 PM
Website:  http://aohbrevard.org

Broward County Division 1:  Deputy Sherif Patrick Behan Division
(President Dan Linsey:  Dannygatorfan@yahoo.com)
(Alternate Contact, Michael Henson:  SoCalMike511@hotmail.com)
Meeting Location:  Maguires Hill 16 Irish Pub & Eatery
Address:  535 N Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale FL 33301-3215
Time:  3rd Monday @ 7:00 PM
Website:  http://www.sfaoh.org

Broward County Division 2:  Fireman Bill Elliott Division
(President Mike Nugent:  MNugent485@aol.com)
(Alternate Contact, Mark Wilson:  BCMJW@yahoo.com)
Meeting Location:  The Field: Irish Pub & Eatery
Address:  3281 Griffen Road, Dania Beach FL 33312-6952
Time:  3rd Monday @ 7:00 PM
Website:  http://aohbrowardcounty2.aohflorida.org/main.html

Citrus County Division 1:  Brig. General John Sullivan Division
(President Robert Dunton:  peterd1984@live.com)
(Alternate Contact, Walter F. Whitney:  walter.whitney@yahoo.com)
Meeting Location:  St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church Hall
Address:  1401 W. Country Club Blvd., Citrus Springs FL 34434-5113
Time:  3rd Wednesday @ 6:00 PM
Website:  http://aohcitruscounty.aohflorida.org/main.html

Hernando County Division 1:  Bishop Norbert Dorsey Division
(President Dr. Michael Higgins:  mwhello@aol.com)
(Alternate Contact, Vice President Matthew McNamee:  mcnamee1972@yahoo.com)
Meeting Location:  St. Theresa Church Hall
Address:  1107 Commercial Way, Spring Hill FL 34606-4517
Time:  3rd Thursday @ 6:00 PM

Hillsborough County Division 1:  Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Division
(President James J. Harkins IV:  aoh@tampabay.rr.com)
(Alternate Contact, Tom Harding:  tharcons@aol.com)
Meeting Location:  Prince of Peach Church Hall, Conesa Center
Address:  702 Valley Forge Blvd., Sun City Center FL 33573
Time:  1st Tuesday @ 7:00 PM
Website:  http://www.aohhillsboroughcounty.net

Lake County (The Villages) Division 1:  Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta Division
(President Patrick Kennedy:  aohvillages@embarqmail.com)
(Alternate Contact, Michael Shilale:  alphabetsoup@gmx.us)
Meeting Location:  St. Timothy Catholic Church Hall
Address:  
1351 Paige Place, Lady Lake FL 32159
Time:  2nd Tuesday @ 2:00 PM
Website:  http://aohvillages.org

Martin County Division 1:  Fr. Michael Francis Judge Division
(President Dennis McKenna:  aohofstuart@aol.com)
(Alternate Contact, Michael Joseph O’Connor:  557moc@bellsouth.net)
Meeting Location:  Manero’s Restaurant
Address:  
2851 SW High Meadows Ave, Palm City FL 34990-2682
Time:  1st Monday @ 7:00 PM
Website:  http://www.aohfl.com

Palm Beach County Division 1:   Ambassador Daniel M. Rooney Division
(President Peter Mullen: pdmullen1@gmail.com)
(Alternate Contact, Martin Farraher:  pgarrett73@bellsouth.net)
Meeting Location:  Rooney’s Public House
Address:  
1153 Town Center Drive, Jupiter FL 33458
Time:  2nd Tuesday @ 6:30 PM
Website:  http://www.aohpb1.org

Pasco County Division 1:  William G. Hulton Division
(President Dan McKinnon:  danmckinnon42@yahoo.com)
(Alternate Contact, Joe LaGuardia:  jlaguard@tampabay.rr.com)
Meeting Location:  Our Lady Queen of Peace Church Hall
Address:  5340 High Street, New Port Richey FL 34652
Time:  2nd Wednesday @ 1:00 PM
Website: http://aohpasco1.org

Pasco County Division 2:  James Francis Powers Division
(President Michael Whitley:  mwhitley11@verizon.net)
(Alternate Contact, Bob Blanchard:  golfnut2003@msn.com)
Meeting Location:  Our Lady of the Rosary Church Hall
Address:  2348 Collier Pkwy, Land O’Lakes FL 34639
Time:  1st Thursday @ 6:30 PM

Pinellas County Division 2:  Pádraic Pearse Division
(President Seán Denny:  venner20@aol.com)
(Alternate Contact, Jim Gillis:  dobie458@hotmail.com)
Meeting Location:  St. Mary’s Our Lady of Grace Church Hall
Address:  515 Fourth Street South, Saint Petersburg FL 33701-4609
Time:  3rd Wednesday @ 6:00 PM
Website:  
http://www.aohpinellas2.org

St. Lucie County Division 1:  Brian Boru Division
(President Ray Lynch:  irishyankeenut@yahoo.com)
(Alternate Contact, Vice President Joe Donahue:  j.donahue@hrycc.org)
Meeting Location:  St. Bernadette RC Church Hall
Address:  350 NW California Blvd., Port St. Lucie, FL 34986-1821
Time:  3rd Thursday @ 7:00 PM
Website:  

CURRENT FLORIDA DIVISIONS IN THE ORDER OF THEIR SENIORITY

Pasco County: William G. Hulton Division 1.   Named for its first President, the Division received its charter on March 17th, 1982. The home division of Past State President Joe LaGuardia received the National Award for Charities at the New Orleans Convention in 2008.

Brevard County: Fulton J. Sheen Division 2.   Named for America’s best-known Archbishop, the Division received its charter on October 8th, 1983. The home division of current State President Greg Seán Canning hosts an annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Commodore John Barry Day.

Citrus County: Brig. General John Sullivan Division 1.   This division was formed circa 1989 and has been commended for its charitable endeavors. The Brothers of this Division erected a Famine Memorial in the form of a Celtic cross at St. Scholastica Church in Lecanto. In 2012, this monument and its location was refurbished by the Hibernian Brothers from the Citrus County, Lake County, and State Board Brothers.

Pinellas County: Padraic Pearse Division 2.   Named for the Irish Patriot, the Division was installed on December10th, 1995. The home division of Past State President Seán Denny it best known for it scholarship and charities programs.

Hillsborough County: Thomas Cardinal O’Fiaich Division 1.   Named for a Primate of All-Ireland, the Division received its charter on November 17th, 1999. The Division is renowned for its charitable fundraisers (Broadway to Galway, Danny Justice Show, etc.)

Broward County: Patrick Behan Division 1.   Named for a slain Deputy Sheriff, this Division is composed mainly of law enforcement officers. It received its charter on November 16th, 2009 and is working on pending charities.

Martin County: Fr. Michael Judge Division 1.   Named for a saintly hero of 911, the Division was installed on February 27th, 2010. It is the only division in the State to have its own bagpipe band and to sponsor both a St. Patrick’s Day Parade and an Irish Festival.

Palm Beach County County: Daniel M. Rooney Division 1.   Named for the U.S. Ambassador to Ireland, the Division was installed on June 21st, 2010. Charities include work projects and donations to their local St. Patrick’s Church.

Lake County (The Villages): Mother Teresa of Calcutta Division 1.   Named for the recently beatification of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, the Division was formed on August 18, 2010. In keeping with her good works, several charities have been targeted for adoption by the Division.

Pasco County: James Francis Powers Division 2.   Named for the recently deceased Florida State Secretary, the new division was installed on July 9th, 2011 with State Vice-President, Phil Mulrenin as its first President. On February 11th, 2012, the Division was presented with its Charter by State President, Greg Seán Canning.

Broward County: Fireman Bill Elliott Division 2.   Received its Charter on January 23, 2012.
Named for deceased Fireman Bill Elliot, the Division formed on December 5th, 2011. It received its charter on January 23rd, 2012 by State President Greg Seán Canning and State Organizer John Pesce.

Hernando County: Bishop Norbert Dorsey Division 1.   Named for deceased Orlando Bishop Norbert Dorsey (a member of Brevard Co. Div. 2) the Division formed on February 28th, 2013 and accepted it’s charter on April 18, 2013. Dr. Michael Higgins was elected as the Division’s first President. The Charter was presented to the Division by State President Greg Seán Canning and State Organizer and Past State President Joe LaGuardia.

St. Lucie County: Brian Boru Division 1.   Named for Ireland’s most famous High King (Ard Rí), the Division formed on August 21st, 2014 on the Feast Day of Our Lady of Knock (Queen of Ireland) at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church Hall in Port St. Lucie. Ray Lynch was elected as the Division’s first President. The new Brothers were initiated and the new Officers installed by Florida State President Greg Seán Canning (National Director and National FFAI Co-Chairman).  Assisting the State President were Francis X. Delaney (Florida State Secretary), Patrick Ripton (Florida State Historian), Dennis McKenna (Martin County Division 1 President and State Organizer), and Brothers from the Fr. Michael Judge Division 1 of Martin County.

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