Tag Archives: Australia

A snippet from the Great Ólochlainn Clan Gathering of 1995

To wet your whistles for the 2020 reunion in August, here is a nice tale from Peter O’Loghlin in Brisbane, Australia. From all corners of the globe they gathered: ÓLochlainns, O’Loughlans, O’Loghlens, O’Lachlans, Loughlans, Lachlans and more. Some of those … 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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The Count

An interesting story has come from Brian O’Loughlin in Melbourne regarding ‘The Count’, whose entry is now included in the People>Australia page. Brian writes: I arrived in Dunnstown and noticed a small hall. There was a noticeboard outside stating that … Continue reading

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