Recent News Items from the 10th International Clan Gathering

Joan Koechig Inaugurated as Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain)

At a ceremony at the O’Dea Castle during the 10th International Clan Gathering held in May 2018 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Joan Koechig from St. Charles, Missouri, USA was inaugurated as Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain) of the Dysert O’Dea Clan.  She will hold office until July 2021 when the next Clan Gathering is due to be held.

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Joan Koechig Inaugurated as Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain)

At a ceremony at the O’Dea Castle during the 10th International Clan Gathering held in May 2018 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Joan Koechig from St. Charles, Missouri, USA was inaugurated as Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain) of the Dysert O’Dea Clan.  She will hold office until July 2021 when the next Clan Gathering is due to be held.… Continue reading

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Shane O’Dea elected as Tanaiste (Chieftain Elect)

At the 10th International Clan Gathering held in May 2018 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Shane O’Dea of Blackrock, Co Dublin and formerly of New Road, Ennis, Co Clare, Ireland was elected as Tanaiste (Chieftain Elect).  He will take up the position of Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain) at the next Clan Gathering to be held in Ennis in July, 2021.… Continue reading

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New Branding Adopted by the O’Dea Clan

At the 10th International Clan Gathering held in Ennis, Co. Clare in May 2018, the Clan adopted a new logo and other branding elements.

Credit for this initiative must go to the Treasurer, Karen Dwyer.  Karen gave a presentation about the new branding for the Clan on 11 May 2018.  You can view, download, or print this presentation here: ODea Clan Brand Presentation

If you have any comments or suggestions about the new Clan branding, please contact Karen: treasurer@odeaclan.org

We have now applied the key elements of the new branding to the Clan web site.… Continue reading

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A Special DVD Commemorating the Battle of Dysert O’Dea in 1318 is Now on Sale

 

 

To All Members and Friends of the Dysert O’Dea Clan,

A special DVD commemorating the Battle of Dysert O’Dea in 1318 is now on sale.  A companion CD with music from the DVD is also available.

This is a special commemorative DVD created for the O’Dea Clan Gathering in 2018.… Continue reading

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Presentation of the Inaugural Clans of Ireland Historical Site Plaque to the O’Dea Clan

At a ceremony at Dysert O’Dea Castle, near Corofin, Co. Clare which was held during the 10th International Clan Gathering held in Ennis, Co Clare on 10 to 13 May 2018 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Dan McGrath, of the Clans of Ireland Historical Sites Committee, presented the O’Dea Clan with the Inaugural Clans of Ireland Historical Site Plaque in recognition of the great work and promotion of the Clan by the O’Dea Clan Association. This is the first plaque of recognition to be presented to an Irish Clan by the Clans of Ireland.… Continue reading

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Presentations Given at the 10th International Clan Gathering in Ennis – May 2018

The Battle of Dysert O’Dea

Keynote Lecture by Katharine Simms about the Battle of Dysert O’Dea – 10 May 2018 (this is a PDF which you can view, download, or print): The Battle of Dysert ODea – Katharine Simms

Lecture on O’Dea/O’Day/Dee DNA Project

Presentation by Paddy Waldron about the O’Dea/O’Day/Dee DNA Project – 11 May 2018: http://pwaldron.info/ODea/

The video of Paddy Waldron’s presentation is now available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pZ5jmaRzhk

DNA Workshop

DNA Workshop with mention of the DNA the O Deas of Aglishcormick, Co.… Continue reading

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