Note: The majority of this article has been superceded by the Taoiseach's letter in the Autumn 2014 edition of the Crowley Newsletter, which contains much more information than is presented here. The corrections noted here reflect the updates.

Save the Date

The Crowley Clan Council has announced that the next gathering of the Clan Crowley will take place from September 9 to 11, 2016 in the portside city of Kinsale, Bantry, Ireland.

The primary venue of the gathering will be Acton’s Hotel on Pier Road facing the harbor in Kinsale. This historic hotel, which was the site of the 2010 Crowley Clan Gathering, has recently reopened after a renovation.The Maritime Hotel, The Quay, in Bantry.

Acton’s will hold a block of rooms for Crowleys for the weekend. You can make your reservation by email at Be sure to ask for the special rate for Crowleys. We have negotiated special rates, which will be available for the weekend. Maritime's web address is

Total plans for the weekend have not yet been announced, but they will include a clan meeting, banquet, touring, a trip to the Crowley Clan Castle at Ahakeera, and a chance to meet other Crowleys from around the world.

The Crowley Council also sends apologies to everyone who ordered a DVD of the last gathering. The original editing did not prove satisfactory, and a total re-edit will be necessary. If you ordered a copy, your name is still on the list.

The Crowley Clan Newsletter is
compiled by Marian Crowley Chamberlain