Larry Brennan of the Clare Roots Society shortlisted for the Heritage Council's Hidden Heritage Award

Congratulations to local historian Larry Brennan of the Clare Roots Society who has been shortlisted for the Heritage Council's Hidden Heritage Award for the Laneways & Bow-ways of Ennis walk organised by Ennis Tidy Towns in Co. Clare. The Walk was led by Larry and shone a spotlight on the placenames of the town. These placenames were then uploaded by the organisers to meitheal.logainm.ie, the community placename collection project (see http://www.heritageweek.ie/news/national-heritage-award-winners-announced ).

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Transcriptions of the Kilfiddane baptism register posted on the Clare Past forum

Murf has posted his transcriptions of the Kilfiddane baptism register on the Clare Past forum at http://www.ourlibrary.ca/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=6990&sid=f64a5304df022f94bbf2e4322fb9c77e He reminds us that Kilfiddane was formerly part of the Kildysart Parish, so that the Kildysart Register should be consulted for baptisms prior to Aug 1868.

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Planning a visit to Clare - a vade mecum

Genealogists visiting Clare might like to browse the Check-list and Tips for Family Historians Intending to Visit Clare in the Clare County Library "Clare Past" forum. Apart from Clare research tips it lists some important points that one might like to take into account when planning the trip. It's a forum thread so the indigenous and experienced Clare genealonauts are welcome to add suggestions and/or corrections.

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Congratulations to local historian Larry Brennan of the Clare Roots Society who has been shortlisted for the Heritage Council's Hidden Heritage Award for the Laneways & Bow-ways of Ennis walk organised by Ennis Tidy Towns in Co. Clare. The Walk was led by Larry and shone a spotlight on the placenames of the town. These placenames were then uploaded by the organisers to meitheal.logainm.ie, the community placename collection project (see http://www.heritageweek.ie/news/national-heritage-award-winners-announced ).

Murf has posted his transcriptions of the Kilfiddane baptism register on the Clare Past forum at http://www.ourlibrary.ca/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=6990&sid=f64a5304df022f94bbf2e4322fb9c77e
He reminds us that Kilfiddane was formerly part of the Kildysart Parish, so that the Kildysart Register should be consulted for baptisms prior to Aug 1868.

Genealogists visiting Clare might like to browse the Check-list and Tips for Family Historians Intending to Visit Clare in the Clare County Library "Clare Past" forum. Apart from Clare research tips it lists some important points that one might like to take into account when planning the trip. It's a forum thread so the indigenous and experienced Clare genealonauts are welcome to add suggestions and/or corrections.