Margaret “Peggy” Cornish


Irish History Contest 

Please click here for the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, National Irish History Contest for students Grades 6 through 12.

TOPIC: 2023-2024 Irish History Contest, Level 1 & 2: Identify Women who became involved in the Irish Independence Movement and/or To Free the North from British Colonialism


      • Who were the individual Women?
      • What part did they play?
      • Why was their involvement critical?
      • What was the outcome of their participation?

Congratulations Irish History Contest Winners!  

Level 1 : Grades 6 through 8

First Prize: Abigail from Maryland
Second Prize: Riley from New York

Level 2 Grades 9 through 12

First Prize: Elizabeth from Pennsylvania
Second Prize: Catherine from New York

Irish History Contest Winners for 2023

Click here to read the Level 1, First Place Submission by Abigail from Maryland.

Click here to read the Level 1, Second Place Submission by Riley from New York.

Click here to read the Level 2, First Place Submission by Elizabeth from Pennsylvania.

Click here to read the Level 2, Second Place Submission by Catherine from New York.

The Bard Speaks My Admiration of Women in Irish History

On Sunday March 26th, Past Ancient Order of Hibernians National Historian Mike McCormack will present an Irish Heritage Webinar highlighting Women in Irish History. Mike McCormack is a featured writer for several Irish and Irish American newspapers, magazines, books and the former Editor of the National Hibernian Digest.

LAOH presents Irish Hospitality for Irish Heritage Month

On Sunday March 5 at 4:00pm EST, the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Irish Historian Peggy Cornish presented a Webinar on Irish Hospitality and a cooking lesson. Meitheal is the Irish word that translate to a group or a gathering. The heart of Meitheal is hospitality. What better way to show an Irish welcome than with food. Click here for the Shepard’s Pie that is used during our presentation.

Contact the National Historian

Email: Margaret “Peggy” Cornish