Press Release

The Local Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Announces
2018 Raffle to Win a Trip to Ireland for 4
 (Wilmington, NC) — The New Hanover County Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) today announced the commencement of its 11th Annual Raffle for a trip to Ireland. The AOH is the oldest and largest Irish non-profit organization and community operating in the United States, and is dedicated to Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity.  AOH promotes the Irish culture and fosters and perpetuates the history and traditions of the Irish people.  They boast over 36,000 members nation-wide.
Only 200 raffle tickets will be sold at $100 each, and the lucky raffle winner will receive airfare, a rental vehicle, B&B lodging, and a total cash allowance of $1,000 for a 7 day, 6-night vacation for 4 to Ireland.
The net raffle proceeds will be donated to local Wilmington charities, including the tuition-assistance funds at St. Mary’s and St. Mark’s schools.
For specific details, terms and conditions of the raffle, including how to purchase a ticket, please go to
The winning ticket will be drawn after the conclusion of the downtown Wilmington St.  Patrick’s Day Parade, which will take place at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 17, 2019, and the winner will be notified by telephone.  The winner does not need to be present to win.