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O’Malley Gathering Newport Ireland June 24th – 26th 2022

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Friday Events (24th June)

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Launch Events

An Afternoon of events to Launch the O'Malley Gathering. Starting at 2:30 with updates from Maurice Gleeson on the Finding Grace O'Malley DNA project, followed by Guardian Chieftain Ellen O'Malley Dunlop on the Grace O'Malley Castle restoration project. At 3:30 there will be a screening of 'The Peacemaker', an award winning documentary directed by James Demo about Irish peacemaker and author Padraig O’Malley who had a prominent role in the Northern Ireland Peace Process. He was born in Dublin and has family in Kilmeena and Newport area. At 5:00 Chieftain Tom O'Malley will officially open the 2022 O'Malley Gathering and then will introduce the peacemaker himself, Professor Padraig O’Malley (John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation, University of Massachusetts, Boston) who will talk to us about his soon to be published book ‘ Perils of a United Ireland’

2:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Town Hall Theatre, Westport, Co Mayo

Free

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Saturday Events (25th June)

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Bus Tour to Ballintubber Abbey and National Museum of Country Life, Turlough, Castlebar

Visit Ballintubber Abbey, an important sacred Irish historical site founded in 1216 by Cathal Crovderg O’Connor. Then we move on to the National Museum of Country Life outside Castlebar. Covering Archaeology, Decorative Arts, Folk & Country Life, & Natural History. See how your ancestors lived. ***** Note: You MUST book before 17th April to guarantee entry to the National Museum of Country Life ****

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pick up at 10:00 am in Newport and 10:20 am in Westport. Drop off at both at end of tour. Exact locations will be announced later.

€20.00

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Family Tree sharing event

Bring along your own O'Malley family tree and view others. A number of computers will be available to show on-line trees. See what new connections you can make!

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Hotel Newport, Newport, Co Mayo

Free

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Chieftain's Reception and Dinner

Chieftain's reception, followed by dinner and entertainment by renowned singer Sean Keane, musician Stephen Doherty and the Doocey brothers from Foxford.

5:00 pm - 11:50 pm

Hotel Newport, Newport, Co Mayo

€60.00

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Sunday Events (26th June)

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Annual General Meeting

Formal session for O'Malley Clan Association members. Reports from Hon Secretary and Hon Treasurer, Chieftain's report, Election of Tanaiste, Adoption of new constitution, members' ideas

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Hotel Newport

Free

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Traditional Clan Mass

Outdoor mass at Burrishoole Abbey. Bring wet weather gear if the forecast is bad!

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Burrishoole Abbey, near Newport, Co Mayo

Free

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Photoshoot

Grace O'Malleys castle at Rockfleet (or Carrigahowley) provides a perfect backdrop for a family photo

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Carrigahowley Castle, between Newport and Tiernaur

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The Gathering lunch

Lunch at Nevin's Tiernaur, followed by a wrap-up from Chieftain Tom O'Malley and then the Inauguration of Martin O'Malley as the new Chieftain for 2023. Note: Reservations only, but payment at Nevin's.

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Nevin's Bar & Restaurant, Tiernaur

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