- Reunion August 2020: the Plan
- Skirting around the Burren
- Clan Travel Journals of 1849
- From Petra to Petra Fertilis
- Connecticut Family:
- Images Tell Their Stories!
- The Gate at 90!
- ‘Big John’ – Wisconsin
- USA to the Burren!
- Hurling and Camogie
- Ennistymon or Ennistimon?
- Can you help, please?
- Old Ground Celebrations
- Females Discovered!
- Gragans Images – Old and New!
Author Archives: edwardologhlen
Our Christmas image provides a window towards the extended family of Joan and Jim OLoughlin who reside at Manchester, Connecticut, USA. Both Joan and Jim’s ancestors hail from the Atlantic seaboard. Joan’s people are connected with the island of Inishbofin, … Continue reading
The Clan notes for this month link us to the Centenary Commemoration of Mary Anne OBrien OLoghlen (+ 1918 – see post for January 2018). The sports-image below was taken at the Blue Meadow sports field, Kilfenora, North Clare c … Continue reading
The Gate Theatre, Dublin (1928) The Gate was founded nine decades ago in the autumn of 1928. Gearóid ÓLochlainn, an accomplished playwright was a co-founder of this theatre, together with Hilton Edwards, Mícheál Mac Liammóir and Máire Ní Oisín. One … Continue reading
A Warm Hello to Clan OLochlainn Members: Rita is a US member of the ODaveron clan who has been immersed in both Davern and Burren research for a number of decades, which has included many trips to her ancestral Burren landscape. This … Continue reading
Many Irish, both at home and abroad, view Ireland in July as a place of festivals and homecomings, be it Galway city horse-racing at Ballybritt, or climbing the ‘reek’ (mountain) at Croagh Patrick, County Mayo on the final Sunday in July. … Continue reading
Nancy and Michael OLoughlin of Rushaun, Kilnamona, County Clare recently celebrated fifty years of marriage with their family and friends at Kilnamona parish church and afterwards at the Old Ground Hotel, Ennis, County Clare. Two of their grandchildren, Ciara OLoughlin … Continue reading
This year commemorates the centenary of the beginning of equal voting rights for female citizens. Recent OLochlainn research has discovered various females who were OLochlainn by birth, or married into the Clan during medieval times. Female first names now extant … Continue reading
Gragans was a clan castle until c 1655. At that time a Colonel Torlogh OLoghlen was required to vacate his Gragans residence for George Martyn, who was previously required to vacate his lands near Galway city by order of the … Continue reading
Man in the Courthouse! This blog note links the era of the French Revolution, with modern Australia. Michael O’Loghlen was born in 1789 near Ennis, County Clare. He was son of Colman O’Loghlen and Susanna Finucane. He went on to … Continue reading