Always Virginia – A Memoir

Jack Fritscher, PhD has very kindly allowed us to post this link (https://online.flipbuilder.com/qquj/vjfh/mobile/index.html) for the interest and edification of Clan members. 

The link is to the Flipbook version of his mother’s book Always Virginia (which is also in paperback and Kindle at Amazon) about her life as part of the Day family in 1920s-1930s Southern Illinois. … Continue reading

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WANTED – Editor for the Clan Newsletter

Here is a message on behalf of the Taoiseach (Clan Chieftain), Joanie Koechig.

The Clan Association is looking for a Clan Member to take on the role of Editor for the Clan Newsletter.

Catlyn O’Day Preston is the current Editor and has been doing a great job many years now. … Continue reading

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Videos from the 1st International Clan Gathering held in Ireland in July 1990

Videos from the First International Clan Gathering held in Ireland in 1990 are now available.

Thanks to Ron and Maureen Carey from Adelaide, South Australia for making the VHS tapes available for conversion to digital media.


Visit to Dysert O’Dea


History of the O’Dea Clan


Mass for the O’Dea Clan




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Dysert O’Dea Ancestral Homeland

The material presented here was prepared by Ron Carey of Adelaide, South Australia, as one of his assignments for his Genealogy training.

He received a High Distinction for this assignment.




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Reminder – Early Bird Registration for the Clan Reunion in New Plymouth, New Zealand Closes on 29 February 2020

This reminder is being sent on behalf of the organisers of the 1st O’Dea Clan Reunion in New Zealand.

Registrations are open and the closing date for early-bird registration is 29 February 2020.

Points to note:

  • The 2020 Clan Reunion runs for 3 days from Friday 20 March 2020 to Sunday 22 March 2020.
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