Clare Roots Society: two book launches, 8 p.m., Thursday, 29 November 2018

Two book Launches on 8 p.m., Thursday, 29 November 2018, Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, Co.Clare'Drumcliffe - St. Flannan’s Section', by Flan HehirFlan has finalised the recording of the next section of the burials in Drumcliffe. (County Council have agree to name each section for ease of identifying burials plots)'Clare in WW2' by Ger Browne A detailed and comprehensive report of Clare people who took part in WWIIJohn BradleyP.R.O.Clare Roots Society

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Clare Archaeological and Historical Society Autumn/Winter lecture series 2018/2019

Details below of the Autumn/Winter lecture series. We hope these talks will be of interest. Tuesday 9th October 2018Dick Cronin: ‘Dysert O’Dea’700 years on from the Battle of Dysert O’ Dea - the impact of the event on the history and culture of Clare. Wednesday 14th November 2018 (please note that the November lecture takes place on a Wednesday evening, not the usual Tuesday evening)Michelle Comber: ‘Excavations at Caherconnell Cashel’The importance of the past – an overview of excavation results to date, highlighting the changing role of heritage and identity over the course of a millenium. Tuesday 12th February 2018Ros…

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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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Details below of the Autumn/Winter lecture series. We hope these talks will be of interest.


Tuesday 9th October 2018
Dick Cronin: ‘Dysert O’Dea’
700 years on from the Battle of Dysert O’ Dea - the impact of the event on the history and culture of Clare.


Wednesday 14th November 2018 (please note that the November lecture takes place on a Wednesday evening, not the usual Tuesday evening)
Michelle Comber: ‘Excavations at Caherconnell Cashel’
The importance of the past – an overview of excavation results to date, highlighting the changing role of heritage and identity over the course of a millenium.


Tuesday 12th February 2018
Ros Ó Maoldúin: ‘A Tale of two Burren Hills’
Archaeology, myth and folklore on Roughan and Knockloon.


Tuesday 12th March 2018
Christy Cuniffe: ‘Burials and Funerary Monuments’
With a focus on their religious and secular symbolism.
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Lectures take place in the Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, at 8.00 pm. Lectures are free to members, €5 for non-members. Annual membership fee is €15.
New members are always welcome. Hope you can join us!
Enquiries to Frances O'Gorman ( Tel 087 2262259)