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May Lecture: The Famine in East Clare

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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A Wonderful First Members Tour to Clarisford Palace!

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.

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Thank You Don!

A huge thank you to Dr Donncha MacGabhann who gave around sixty of us an animated and fascinating lecture last Wednesday night in St Flannan’s Catholic Church at the top of Main St in Killaloe. 381 more words

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April Lecture: Killaloe's Harry Clarke Windows

We are thrilled to announce that the April talk will take place on Wednesday 25th April, in St Flannan’s Catholic church at the top of Main St, Killaloe. 368 more words

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Tour of Clarisford Palace on 15th April: Apply Now!

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


March Lecture: Researching a Killaloe Family's History

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

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Thank You Brian!

Thank you to our February speaker, Brian J. Goggin, who delivered a really incredible lecture last night on the departure of the steamer fleet from Killaloe, and how some ended up in very far flung and unexpected places. 231 more words

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