Ancient Order of Hibernians
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|Ancient Order of Hibernians|
|Motto||"Friendship, Unity, and Christian Charity"|
|Formation||4 May 1836|
|Purpose/focus||Support re-unification of Ireland, the Catholic Church, Irish culture|
The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH; from the classical Latin "Hibernia", referring to the island of Ireland) is an Irish Catholic fraternal order, founded at New York City in 1836, and open exclusively to Catholics of Irish descent.