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Muintir Uí Lochlainn; reunion 1995:

Following the completed restoration of Newtown Castle, Ballyvaughan in 1994 (illustrated), a series of meetings was held to prepare for the first international ÓLochlainn reunion in September 1995. Many ÓLochlainns attended this reunion, with over one hundred from North America, … Continue reading

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Centenary of Thomas Francis

Thomas Francis O’Loughlin, Jr. born March 1920: Tom was raised in Hartford, Connecticut. He was sent to Loomis Preparatory, an exclusive school now Loomis-Chaffee in Windsor, CT. This was followed by his studies at Harvard, graduating from there in 1942. … Continue reading

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O’Loghlen chiefs – a new paper

Research into family roots can often pose challenges, sometimes insurmountable. Records have been distributed in odd corners of churches, libraries and cupboards in homes — or lost by fire and water. One branch of the Clan has evidently overcome all … Continue reading

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No one is an island

‘No man is an island’, said John Donne in 1624; we are all somehow connected to and draw from the great river of humanity. Much later, William Butler Yeats opined: The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for … Continue reading

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Adelaide reunions; 1977-2007:

Continuing our series of reflections on previous regional reunions in this year of the forthcoming gathering in Ireland, August 2020, we turn to Adelaide, Australia, and to an active branch of the family descending from Cornelius OLoughlin. Note: Another Cornelius … Continue reading

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Melbourne Reunions; 1981-2007

Looking forward to our August 2020 reunion, we begin a series of retrospective reports on previous Clan gatherings over the years. We begin in Australia. In March 2007, a family reunion was organised by Lynette and Brian OLoughlin. This Clan … Continue reading

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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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Reunion August 2020: the Plan

Muintir Uí Lochlainn DELAYED until August 2021 Here is the suspended provisional program, to be re-designed for next year. (This post will remain at the top of the blog scroll.) Thursday evening, 20th 18.00pm – RECEPTION; Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis … Continue reading

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Centenary Commemoration

Centenary Commemoration January 2018 commemorates the centenary passing of Maryanne OBrien (OLoghlen) who passed away during the first half of January 1918. Her death was probably connected to the ‘Spanish flu’ which caused as many if not more deaths as … 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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