The Families of County Clare, Ireland: Over One Thousand Entries from the Archives of the Irish Genealogical Foundation

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Irish Roots Cafe, Jan 1, 2000 - Clare (Ireland) - 172 pages
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 Specifications: 6" x 9" size; 167 pages; 50 illustrations; well indexed by surname. Includes Castles in County Clare; family seats of power; locations; variant spellings of family names; full map of County Clare, coats of arms, and sources for research. From ancient times to the modern day. Second and most current edition. Author/Editor: Michael C. O'Laughlin. Please note that the first volume in the Irish Families Project, "The Book of Irish Families, great & small", has additional information on Families in County Clare.

 

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User Review  - DanielleMD - LibraryThing

I gave this 4 stars because I'm sure it would be very helpful to other people. It wasn't so helpful to me, since none of my family names were in it. I thought I had family from Clare but apparently I don't. The companion book for Cork was much more fruitful for me. Read full review

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Page 8 - IFEARNAIN, family of Ifearnan, a branch of the Dal gCais (qv), the clan-name of the O'Quins of Thomond who derive their descent from Ifearnan, son of Core, the 15th in descent from Cormac Cas, the ancestor of the Dal gCais. MUINTEAR LAOGHACHAIN, family of Laoghachan, the 13th in descent from Maine, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, a branch of Fir Teathbha qv MUINTEAR MHAOILSIONNA, family of Maolsionna, the 13th in descent from Maine, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages, a branch of Fir Teathbha of...

About the author (2000)

 Mike is a one of a kind resource. Since 1978, he has authored 12 hardbound books, 34 Irish genealogy county books, 40 CD's/videos, 300 podcasts, 7 broadcast series', and 1,000 articles. O'Laughlin also publishes rare works by 10 authors, including 'The Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters' and 'The Irish Book of Arms' (60 works in all). His web pages have tallied over 100 million visitors.

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