Schools collection online at www.duchas.ie

On the Clare Past forum at http://www.ourlibrary.ca/phpbb2/viewforum.php?f=1 Matthew MacNamara has flagged that www.duchas.ie has put the Schools Collection online (see http://www.ourlibrary.ca/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7092&sid=1f4514f3910339df56b107abf503d820 ). This consists of local lore and traditions material collected in Irish rural primary schools in 1938. It's jam-pack-full of local history in narrative form. The website is very…

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Advanced Notice of the CRS Lecture for November--Mark your calendars--'NOT TO BE MISSED!'

The Clare Roots Society Lecture on November 21st 2019 will be of great interest to all Clare family genealogists.'Emigration to Ellis Island from County Clare' by Jane Halloran RyanThis talk will discuss the emigration process for Irish emigrants through Ellis Island during the late 19th century and into the 20th…

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Clare Archaeological and Historical Society Lectures 2019 / 2020

Clare Archaeological and Historical Society Lectures 2019 / 2020Tuesday 8th October 2019‘From Workhouse to Nursery: The County Clare Mother and Baby Home 1922 to 1932’ – by Rita McCarthy.Covering the post-war Independence amalgamation of social services within County Clare and in particular the transformation of Kilrush workhouse into a Mother…

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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…

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The Clare Roots Society Lecture on November 21st 2019 will be of great interest to all Clare family genealogists.

'Emigration to Ellis Island from County Clare' by Jane Halloran Ryan

This talk will discuss the emigration process for Irish emigrants through Ellis Island during the late 19th century and into the 20th century.
Particular emphasis will be on those who came from County Clare and discuss the unique stories and experiences shared through the emigration to the US.

Jane Halloran Ryan is the Chairperson of Clare Roots Society,
 a member of APG, and offers Family Research and Genealogy Service through Dalcassian Origins :www.dalcassianorigins.ie,
and is currently undertaking her Doctorate in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.