Monday, 13 April 2015

CRS NEWS - YIN AND YAN: John Grenham


The Clare Roots Society is delighted this week to have John Grenham write about our activities. If you are in Dublin and have access to the NLI or in Clare and would like to volunteer for the Clare champion transcription project, please get in touch. Also a reminder of  details of our next meeting. 

Clare Roots Society Meeting.
Thurs. 16th April at 8pm. in 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. 
Clara Hoyne
Clare Roots Secretary
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