The Warrant of Lodge no. 322 was Issued to the brethren in The 29th Regiment of Foot whilst stationed in County Kilkenny, on the 3rd May 1759.
Volume 1 of the extant Grand Lodge Registers record nine brethren registered 3rd May 1759 including George Macartney, Master, Alexander Willson, and Joseph Alcock Wardens.
Glittering Star Lodge No. 322 of the 29th Regiment of Foot along with others inaugurated the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts (Ancients) in Boston on the 27th December 1769.
Thus an Irish Lodge still existent can claim a share in one of the most important events in the history of one of the greatest American Constitutions.