Heritage Group maritime exhibition of old fishing photographs and other artefacts

With  a pair of rare 19th C. large punt guns, and a 1960s punt boat that was made by Tommy Considine as centrepieces, the Heritage Group will stage  a maritime exhibition of old fishing photographs and other artefacts that will reflect the centuries-old link that Clarecastle has had with the River Fergus and the sea. The Group would welcome an opportunity to copy old photographs of the Quay, boats and fishing as well as items such as old nets, cork floats, gun & fishing licences etc. The exhibition has received funding from Clare County Council under the Community Arts Grant…

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KDHS news, including events coming up on Sunday 12 and Sunday 19 August 2018

For its second summer outing, the society has been invited to visit the magnificent Mount Ievers Court near Sixmilebridge on this Sunday 12 August at 2:15pm.  Mount Ievers was built in 1737 and replaced an earlier castle.  This splendid Georgian house is still occupied by the Ievers family.  There is a EUR 5 charge per person, payable at the house. As we need to provide an indication of the numbers expected, please reply to if (and only if) you will be joining us and have not already notified us by e-mail. If you previously e-mailed to say that you…

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Clare Roots Society GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) policy published

You may be aware that new data protection regulations known as GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) will come into effect across all 28 member states in the European Union on 25 May 2018.  This e-mail is to advise the Clare Roots Society membership of our data protection policy that is now published on the Clare Roots Society website at clareroots.org. The policy statement will help you understand what information we collect and why we collect it.This is our commitment to safeguard your data and protect your privacy. The Clare Roots data protection policy states five GDPR Principles in clear, simple language…

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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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You may be aware that new data protection regulations known as GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) will come into effect across all 28 member states in the European Union on 25 May 2018. 

This e-mail is to advise the Clare Roots Society membership of our data protection policy that is now published on the Clare Roots Society website at clareroots.org. The policy statement will help you understand what information we collect and why we collect it.This is our commitment to safeguard your data and protect your privacy.

The Clare Roots data protection policy states five GDPR Principles in clear, simple language

> Personal data collected is limited to Name, Home Address, Land-line & Mobile Telephone No's and E-mail Address

> Use of Personal data is for notification of Meetings and passing on genealogy information to members

> Personal information will not be disclosed to 3rd Parties, nor do we engage in Sales and Marketing

> Data storage is encrypted and stored electronically

> Members are entitled to a copy of their personal data held by CRS and can request CRS to make changes as necessary.

 Members may also request to 'unsubscribe' and have their personal data removed from the CRS Mailing List.

Should you have any questions, please direct them to the Secretary, Clare Roots Society at e-mail address: