Wednesday, 8 April 2015


Clare Roots Society Meeting.
Thurs. 16th April at The Old Ground Hotel
Lecture by Dr. Catherine O'Connor
Dr. O'Connor is a local historian who has published widely in the areas of social and oral history. Currently Project Manager with the University of Limerick Oral History Project, she also teaches in Dublin City Library and Archives. Catherine is a member of Clarecastle & Ballyea Heritage & Wildlife Team. She acted as researcher and coordinator in a field names project in the parish which resulted in the publication of a book, Land & People. Catherine will talk on the methods used in that research and in similar projects around the country, reflecting on the value of collecting the names and stories and their contribution to genealogy and local history.
Admission is free for members and €5 for non-members.  New members are always welcome.  

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