aoh logo homepage

"Cead Mile' Failte" (Irish) A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

The ancient order of hibernians in COlumbia south Carolina

The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH)

Richland County, Columbia, South Carolina



Division Officers

Becoming a Member

AOH - National Web site

AOH SC State Board Web Site

AOH in Charleston

AOH in Greenville

AOH in Myrtle Beach, SC

AOH in Mecklenburg,NC

ladies aoh

Ladies AOH - National Web site

About the Ancient Order of Hibernian

The Origins of the AOH

AOH Links @

All AOH division websites

Rince na h'Eireann School of Irish Dance

Rince na h'Eireann School of Irish Dance

ireland map

Irish Culture and Customs

National Archives of Ireland


Who was St. Patrick?

Delaney's Five Points

Delaney's Music Pub

Irish Culture
Irish Culture on the Web




AOH Columbia, SC

The AOH invites YOU to celebrate at our Annual Ceili Sat. March 7


The Ancient Order of the Hibernians Invites the Midlands
to Celebrate St. Patrick for the Month of March

Wreath Laying Ceremony – Sunday, March 1st 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
Honor the Irish indentured servants who died while building the Columbia Canal at the wreath laying ceremony, to take place at the Irish Memorial at Riverfront Park, Colubia, SC. After the ceremony, the Ancient Order of the Hibernians (AOH) will gather at 5:30 p.m. at Delaney’sm Pub in Five Points for a hundred thousand welcomes under the 32 County Flags of Ireland.

The Fountain Division of W.P. Law Inc.’s Official Kick-Off to St. Pat’s in Five Points – Friday, March 6th 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Join the Five Points community at the fountain (the intersection of Harden Street and Greene Street) to kick off the Irish festivities with a FREE event for people of all ages. Irish-themed entertainment including bagpipers, Rince N’ah Eirann dancers, Kudzo Queens, and more will be sure to put patrons in the Gaelic spirit. Children are welcomed to help dye the fountain green!

Irish Ceili – Saturday, March 7th 2015
The Columbia division of the Ancient Order of the Hibernians welcomes all patrons to an evening of Irish-filled fun, music, and dancing at the annual Irish Ceili (kay-lee) at The American Legion Hut, located at 200 Pickens Street. Tickets are available to purchase for $5 at Delaney’s Pub in Five Points. Ages 17 and under are free if accompanied by an adult.

33rd Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points – Saturday, March 14th 2015 at 8:00 a.m.
The Ancient Order of the Hibernians invites people of all faiths to start the festival day off by honoring St. Patrick at a Catholic Mass, to take place at St. Joseph’s Church on Devine Street.

The St. Pat’s Planning Committee welcomes all patrons to stay for the Craic, and to join the community for the annual St. Pat’s Parade (beginning at 10:00 a.m.), beginning at Devine Street (near Sims Avenue). All are also welcome to attend the 33rd annual festival until 7:00 p.m., which will include over 15 musical acts, arts & crafts, Shaggin’ on Santee, and more.

Tuesday, March 17th 2015
La Feile Phadraigh fe mhaise dhuit. Happy St. Patrick’s Day.
@AOHColumbiaSC // @FivePointsSC


The AOH invites YOU to celebrate at our Annual Ceili (kay-lee) Sat. March 7

LIVE Entertainment provided by SYR
Celtic Favorites and Originals
Rince na h’Eireann – Renowned Irish dance troupe

WHERE- American Legion Hall,
LOCATION- 200 Pickens St. Columbia, SC
DATE- Saturday, March 7, 2015

VISIT CEILI PAGE for More Details

Ceili 2015


Irish-American Ceili with Rince na h'Eireann dancers from Alan Geoghegan on Vimeo.

"The Way Home" The Ancient Order of Hibernians in America
produced by the brothers of the AOH of this division

AOH video still

Top ten Irish phrases and their meanings - from "Eirin go bragh" to "Cead Mile Failte"

Pilgrimage to Ireland - Catholic Focus (You tube link)

Reasons for Learning: An Gorta Mor – The Great Hunger (video link)

Dedication of the Irish Park in Charleston, SC, June 10. 2013 (article)

My Debt to Ireland By JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN, New York Times Article

Pound for pound, a winner: Sport in Ireland, 1600-1840 (book review, Four Courts Press)

shamrock bar

St Pats in Five Points

St. Pat's in Five Points & Parade

This is a list of notable buildings of the Ancient Order of Hibernians,
some are documented in the National Register of Historic Places.

"Go raibh maith agat" thank you!

Questions? e-mail our President Troy McNall

Site design & maintenance by Alan C. Geoghegan

aoh national

" Find out how much God has given you, and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others." - Saint Augustine