Gov. Jack Markell on March 5 declared March to be Irish-American Heritage Month in Delaware. The signing ceremony was attended by several Irish groups across the state, including representatives from the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians. After the signing, the governor met with the Hibernians representatives.
In attendance at the meeting were (l-r) Margaret McAlpin, LAOH Wilmington; Charlotte Duffy, LAOH Rehoboth Beach; Markell; Rich Duffy, AOH Rehoboth Beach; Jerry Clifton, AOH Newark; and Cathy Jones, LAOH Wilmington.