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A Sports Bag for Cricket and Golf!

This image transports us to Lahinch, County Clare. The owner of this Donogh O’Loghlin bag, participated at the recent Cricket competition held at Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia during February 2017. Donogh OLoghlin’s shop known as Sue’s Place is situated on main street, … Continue reading

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New Clan Author

The Other Clare group are about to launch Vol. 40 (2016) of their publication.This historical journal celebrates 40 years, at their Shannon-town launch on 25th May 2016.                   This volume contains an article … Continue reading

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Susan’s snippets

An tantalisingly brief entry on Susan OLoghlen (1820-1880) has been added to the People in Ireland page. It reads: Susan OLoghlen (1820-1880), daughter to Sir Michael (1789-1842), attended school at New Hall, Ennis, County Clare and received various school distinctions, c 1834. She … Continue reading

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Famine records launched

The Digital Irish Famine Archive is launched at the National University of Ireland at Galway. By Matthew Skwiat, contributing editor Thanks to: UTV Ireland and NUI Galway http://www.faminearchive.nuigalway.ie An exciting new archive for a little known area of Irish Famine research … Continue reading

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US History through 36 Stamps

Clan emigrants followed many paths after leaving Ireland, often responding to unexpected opportunities or taking up unfamiliar roles. Clan member John J OLoughlin was born on the edge of The Atlantic at Fanore, County Clare in 1923, emigrating to the USA in … Continue reading

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Burren College of Arts summer school

From the BCA Newsletter, June July 2015: BCA is a hive of creative energy with students, exhibitions, festivals and events populating the campus throughout the Summer. Studios are buzzing with resident artists and with visiting student groups joining us from Kentucky, … Continue reading

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