Category Archives: Regions

Man in The Courthouse!

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

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Clan DNA – Introduction

An introduction, by Jane OLaughlin, Minnesota, USA I would like to begin an ongoing discussion about Ó Lochlainn genealogy and DNA. I am an experienced genealogist, but an amateur with DNA testing. I did my grad school minor in Plant … Continue reading

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The woman of Ballybur

From Patrick Comerford: “For generations, Ballybur Castle near Cuffesgrange, was the principal seat of the Comerford family in Co Kilkenny. This castle, which stands to the east of the road between Kilkenny City and Callan, was lost by my branch … Continue reading

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Pinnaroo Church 1913 – 2013

By: Catherine Henningsen, Adelaide, South Australia I am a granddaughter of Frances and Laurence OLoughlin who settled in Pinnaroo, South Australia with their family from 1906 onwards. Laurence was a son of Cornelius OLoughlin and Ann Barry, who both emigrated from county Clare, through … Continue reading

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Recent additions to the Names and Places area include some new regional pages which will feature snippets on some of our forebears — people with a story. Recent additions include people from all over: The O’Laughlins from Pennsylvania, USA Toronto … Continue reading

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WATCH THIS SPACE. This new web-site for the OLochlainn Clan world-wide is under construction. A new global family heritage resource is being developed by a panel of regional representatives and appointed editors to bring you history, news and activities in Ireland … Continue reading

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