Clans and Surnames of Limerick - Mon, Nov. 14th 2016

This month's lecture  by Lorna Moloney on the Clans and Surnames of Limerick will take place in Room 203 Mary Immaculate College at 8PM.  All welcome as usual.

About Lorna Moloney:   Lorna is a professional genealogist, member of the Association of Professional Genealogist and the Society of Genealogists UK. She is the Resident Genealogist for Dromoland Castle in County Clare and she worked on the George Boole *200 genealogy project for UCC. The Aldworths of Newmarket Court in a county Cork film and genealogy project and is currently working on James E. Casey founder of UPS family lineages. Lorna is running an international event in Nenagh called "Clans and Surnames" focusing on family research, Irish roots, workshops and fieldtrips for those visiting Ireland on ancestral research. This will run from May 15 - 19, 2017, with world class experts and historians - see

Lorna produces the successful show: 'The Genealogy Radio show' aired each Thursday at 4 p.m. from beautiful Kilkee, Co. Clare at Radio Corcabaiscinn and Podcasts are available at '

Lorna Moloney's doctoral thesis, ‘From Gaelic Lordship to English Shire: The MacNamaras of Clare, c.1259-1603′, is being supervised by Professor Steven Ellis. Lorna's academic profile is available to view at She has delivered conference papers at Oxford; Lincoln College: Exploration of the Medieval Gaelic Diet: (2012); seminar papers at the Moore Institute in NUI Galway, 'The Gaelic Lordships in Thomond, c. 1400-c.1500' and papers at Irish Conference of Medievalists on themes of Brian Boru and landscape of East Clare. Lorna has published on medieval themes and maritime subjects.

Lorna received her Certificate for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) in Dallas in March 2015.