O’Connor Clan Gathering 2013
To mark the year of ‘The Gathering’, on 20th September 2013, the O’Conor Family invite members of the O’Connor clan to join them from all over the world for a day of celebration of the history and archeology of this famous Irish clan.
The programme for the day will be made up of lectures and site visits and we hope that those who attend will leave with a sense of their heritage and roots.
The day begins at 10am with registration and coffee.
10.30am – Welcome by Pyers O’Conor Nash
followed by lecture on the O’Connors of Connaught by Dr Kieran O’Conor, NUI Galway
11.30am – Tour of Clonalis House given by Pyers O’Conor Nash
12.15 – Depart for Ballintubber Castle
12.30 – Tour of Ballintubber Castle given by Dr Nial Brady
Depart for Roscommon town
3.10pm – Convene in car park of the Abbey Hotel Roscommon for a tour of The Abbey followed by a visit to Roscommon Castle
Talk and lecture of both sites to be given by Dr Kieran O’Conor
6.00pm – Meeting and chat in Abbey Hotel to be followed by dinner with music and a closing address by O’Conor Don
We do hope that people will stay for the week end in County Roscommon – to visit all of the other visitor attractions and sample the friendliness and hospitality of the people of Roscommon.
Ronane B&B | Telephone: +353(0) 949620431
Armcashel B&B | Telephone: +353 (0) 949620117
Fallons B&B | Telephone: +353(0) 949621183
The Abbey Hotel, Roscommon | Telephone: +353(0) 906626240
Tully’s Hotel, Castlerea | Telephone: +353(0) 949620200
Gleeson’s Townhouse, Roscommon | Telephone: +353(0) 906626954
Castlecoote House | Telephone: +353(0) 906663794