We are delighted to announce our May lecture! After our brief sojourn in April to a different venue to hear about the amazing Clarke windows in St Flannan’s church, we are back ‘home’ in Wood and Bell Café on Main St, Killaloe (we occupy the large venue room at the back of the café, and we thank the management for allowing us to hold our monthly lectures there free of charge!). 199 more words
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Near the town on the west bank of the Shannon is Clarisford House, the Episcopal Palace, finely situated in a highly improved demesne, near the only ford across the river into this county from that of Tipperary; the mansion is handsome and of modern appearance, and, though small, forms a pleasant residence.
Built in the 1770s and used for two hundred years as the residence of the local Church of Ireland Bishop, Clarisford Palace is an important historic building both locally and nationally. 175 more words
Acclaimed genealogist and creator of the online Early Irish Marriage Index, Roz McCutcheon has been researching her own family history for decades. Having come up against a brick wall in her investigation of the Killaloe branch in around 1800, she discovered some novel solutions and lesser-known sources which enabled her to break through it. 188 more words