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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Pat Finucane Portarit Presentation



Yonkers AOH Donates Prize Portrait to Aisling Center

Members of Division 1 Present Orla Kelleher with The Pat Finucane Portrait


    The members of Division One visited The Aisling Irish Community Center in Yonkers today to present the center with a beautiful portrait to be displayed in its newly expanded facilities.  

 
Pat Finucane was killed in his home on February 12, 1989

     The portrait is of slain civil rights attorney Patrick Finucane, who was tragically gunned down at his home in Belfast by loyalist paramilitaries on February, 12 1989.  Mr. Finucane bravely went about his work defending republican clients even after years of death threats.  His murder is still unsolved as of today, despite efforts to bring his killers to justice.  The British Government has consistently refused calls for international inquiry into his death.  A case review was completed in 2012, which showed there was collusion between the police and loyalist killers.  The findings forced an apology from British Prime Minister David Cameron, but he still will not authorize a full investigation.



Pat Finucane- "A Life Shattered"

     The portrait is the creation of acclaimed Irish Artist Robert Ballagh, which shows a youthful Pat Finucane against a canvass which has been “shattered.”  Mr. Ballagh stated that his wish was to capture the importance of this man while also conveying the violent nature of his death.

The British Government has stopped all attempts to discover the truth

     Division 1 was initially presented the portrait by AOH FFAI National Chairman Sean Pender as a thank you for the Division’s support of The Hibernian’s Freedom for All Ireland Christmas Appeal.  Held each year, the appeal, (Which raised over $75,000 last year), raises funds for charity organizations in the north of Ireland.

      To learn more about the AOH freedom for All Ireland Christmas Appeal, please visit the AOH National Website at:





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Rev. Matt Janeczko OFM

President
Kevin Ellis

Vice President
Jim Walsh

Recording Secretary

Robert Eggen

Financial Secretary
Dan Mulvey

Treasurer
Mike Morley

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Dennis O'Brien

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Ronan O'Brien

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Scott McGown

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A.O.H. Myles Scully
Division One
P.O. Box 1020
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