Shane O’Dea Inaugurated as Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain)

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At a ceremony held at the O’Dea Castle during the 11th International Clan Gathering in July 2022 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Shane O’Dea from Dublin, Ireland was inaugurated as Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain) of the Dysert O’Dea Clan.  He will hold office until July 2025 when the next Clan Gathering is due to be held.

A video of the ceremony is available on the Clan YouTube channel: Shane O’Dea Inaugurated as Taoiseach

You can find a complete list of the Clan Chieftains here: Clan Chieftains

 

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Presentation by Jane O’Brien at the 11th International Clan Gathering held in Ireland in July 2022

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The Presentation by Jane O’Brien about Clans, Castles and Culture in Co. Clare can be viewed here: Clans, Castles and Culture in Co. Clare by Jane O’Brien

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Kevin O’Day elected as Tanaiste (Chieftain Elect)

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At the 11th International Clan Gathering held in July 2022 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Kevin O’Day of Missouri, USA was elected as Tanaiste (Chieftain Elect).  He will take up the position of Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain) at the next Clan Gathering due to be held in Ennis in July 2025.

You can find a complete list of the Clan Chieftains here: Clan Chieftains

 

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Photos from the 11th International Clan Gathering held in Ireland in July 2022

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Photos from the 11th International Clan Gathering held in Ireland in July 2022 are now available: https://odeaclan.org/photos-11th-clan-gathering-in-ireland-2022/

With thanks to:

  • Karen Dwyer.
  • Keiren Fisher.
  • Doug Van De Motter.

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Videos from the 11th International Clan Gathering held in Ireland in July 2022

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Videos from the 11th International Clan Gathering held in Ireland in July 2022 are now available.

Thanks to Karen Dwyer for providing these videos.


Pipers outside Old Ground – Friday 8 July 2022


Procession to Official Opening and Reception – Friday 8 July 2022 – Part 1 of 5


Procession to Official Opening and Reception – Friday 8 July 2022 – Part 2 of 5


Procession to Official Opening and Reception – Friday 8 July 2022 – Part 3 of 5


Procession to Official Opening and Reception – Friday 8 July 2022 – Part 4 of 5


Procession to Official Opening and Reception – Friday 8 July 2022 – Part 5 of 5


Inauguration of new O Dea Clan Chieftan – 9 July 2022


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Renewing Your Membership

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You can renew your Membership of the Dysert O’Dea Clan Association online: Membership Renewal

If you have a PayPal account, you can pay using PayPal.  Otherwise, you can pay using your Credit Card or Debit Card.

If you’re not sure of your membership status, please contact us by email here: Please check my Membership Status

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Donations to the Dysert O’Dea Clan Association

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You can now make a Donation to the Dysert O’Dea Clan Association online: Donations

If you have a PayPal account, you can pay using PayPal.  Otherwise, you can pay using your Credit Card or Debit Card.

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The 11th International O’Dea Clan Gathering will be held from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July 2022 in Ennis, Co Clare

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Dear Clan Members,

We are pleased to inform you that we will be organising the 11th International O’Dea Clan Gathering weekend from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th July 2022, at the Old Ground Hotel in Ennis, Co Clare.  This will be a slimmed down event and we expect that numbers attending will be lower due to ongoing Covid restrictions, however restrictions have gradually eased in Ireland with our high uptake of vaccinations and booster shots.

Clan Members will be able to attend in Person or participate in selected sessions via Zoom.

We are limiting numbers able to attend to 60 participants on a first come basis and a non-refundable holding deposit of €50 per person will be required with your Expression of Interest to attend the weekend.  The programme of weekend events will be similar to previous Clan gatherings.

The organisers are looking forward to another exciting and most enjoyable Clan gathering this year and look forward to renewing old acquaintances and meeting new attendees.

You can submit your Statement of Intent here: https://odeaclan.org/eoi2022

This online form also enables you to renew your Membership of the Clan Association.

If you’re not sure if your membership of the Dysert O’Dea Clan Association is due for renewal, please contact us here: Please Check My Membership Status

You can view/download the Programme of activities for the Clan Gathering here: Programme for 11th International O Dea Clan Gathering, July 2022

Shane O’Dea, Chairman
Karen Dwyer, Treasurer

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The Dysert O’Dea Clan is a Registered Member of the Clans of Ireland

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The Dysert O’Dea Clan is a Registered Member of the Clans of Ireland.  The current membership certificate is shown below.

You can read about the Clans of Ireland here: http://www.clansofireland.ie/baile/

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