Next lecture - Thursday September 18th 2014 8pm: Dr.Mathew Potter of Limerick Museum and Archives - "The Marquess Conyngham, a major landed family in County Clare"
Thursday September 18th 2014 8pm: Dr.Mathew Potter of Limerick Museum and Archives - "The Marquess Conyngham, a major landed family in County Clare". The Marquess’s county Clare estate was mainly in the barony of Islands, parishes of Clondagad, Clare Abbey, Killone, Kilmaley and Drumcliff,and the barony of Bunratty Lower, The Conyngham estate ....
Planning a visit to Clare - a vade mecum
Genealogists visiting Clare might like to browse the Check-list and Tips for Family Historians Intending to Visit Clare in the Clare County Library "Clare Past" forum. Apart from Clare research tips it lists some important points that one might like to tak....
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The Clare Roots Society, brainchild of Ennis man Larry Brennan, was formed in April 2006 as an amateur family history, genealogy and heritage group in County Clare. The Society meets once a month in Ennis, and now has well over 100 members. Anyone with an interest in tracing their family tree is welcome to join. Some members are experienced genealogists while others are novices in the field. In addition to local members, we have some 'virtual' members who live overseas but who follow our genealogy activities via email, and dream that they are in County Clare*. Many of these overseas members participate heavily in Society transcription projects. Activities of the Clare Roots Society are advertised in the local press and in the Ennis Cathedral bulletin. The society works in partnership with Clare County Library in order to add to the wonderful fund of genealogy information already available on its website www.clarelibrary.ie
* Individuals who live abroad and wish to participate in the Society's projects (e.g. transcription projects) can become members by sending their names, addresses and email addresses to the