Tentative Schedule for the 2013 Gathering

The Crowley Clan Council has announced a tentative schedule of events for the 2013 Gathering of the Clan Crowley, from Friday September 13, 2013 to Sunday September 15, 2013 in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland.

Friday, 13 September

2:00 PM - Registration opens
6:00 PM - Wine & Cheese Reception
8:00 PM - Irish Music

Saturday, 14 September

10:00 AM - Business meeting
DNA Report by Catherine Crowley Budd
Clan History by Seamus Crowley
Tony McCarthy, Founder of "Irish Roots" Magazine and Author of Tracing Your Cork Ancestors and Irish Roots Guide
12:30 PM - Lunch (on your own)
2:00 PM - Tours of Kinsale
6:30 PM - Cocktail Reception (Cash bar)
7:30 PM - Banquet Keynote address by Brian Crowley, MEP and Remarks by Dr. Patrick Crowley, Kilkenny County Councilman Music for Dancing or Listening

Sunday, 15 September

11:00 AM - Meet at Trident Hotel for Transportation to Castle PERSONAL CARS NOT ALLOWED
12:00 noon - Mass at Crowley Castle at Ahakeera
3:00 PM - Transport to Crossmahon for Traditional Gaelic Games. Spectators Needed!!
5:00 PM - BBQ at Crossmahon - Jer Crowley's Pub
7:00 PM - Irish Music and Dancing

Monday, 16 September

Golf tournament at Old Head in Kinsale.

NOTE: There are still rooms available at the Trident Hotel. The special rate for the Crowley Clan is good until May 1. Contact Eleanor Wrixon, phone: 00 353 21 477 9300 or email ewrixon@tridenthotel.com. Ask for the Crowley discount when you book.

2014 will be the 1,000 year anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf, where the Crowleys received their name 'Hardy Warrior' from Brian Boru. We expect to participate with the O'Brien Clan which is organizing the 2014 celebration.


The Crowley Clan Newsletter is
compiled by Marian Crowley Chamberlain