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2017 O'Molloy Gathering

The Global Gathering of the O'Molloy Clan was held on August 25th, 26th and 27th, in Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland. The schedule of events was as follows:

Friday, August 25

Meet & Greet - Esker Hills Golf Club - 7.30pm
Registration of old and new O'Molloy Clan members

Presentations on the history of the Molloys in Offaly and DNA genealogy.

Our special guest speaker will be noted DNA Genealogist Dr. Maurice Gleeson, a popular researcher and lecturer who has worked tirelessly to extend an understanding of traditional genealogy and genetic genealogy to beginners experts alike. In 2016 Dr. Gleeson’s contributions to the field were recognized with the Irish Genealogist of the year award. Dr. Gleeson is also a co-administrator on the Family Tree DNA Molloy Project.

Refreshments & Music
Tea, coffees and finger food

Saturday, August 26th

O'Molloy Day Tour - 9am-5pm
Assemble at the Tullamore Court Hotel - 9am sharp


Durrow High Cross & Monastic 9.15 - 10.15

Tullamore DEW Visitors Centre - Whiskey Tour & Tasting - Bury Quay - 10.30 - 11.30

Tullamore DEW Distillery, Clonminch -11.30 - 1.50pm
(Micheal Molloy was the founder of a distillery that would eventually become Tullamore DEW).

Lunch at Dan & Molly's - Traditional Irish Pub, Ballyboy - 2.10pm

Visit Ballyboy Church & Graveyard - 3pm

Depart for Rathlihen, Mollacrew & Lynally Churches - 3.20pm

Arrive back in Tullamore 5.15pm

Chieftain's Banquet - Charleville Castle - 7.30 - 2am

Tullamore DEW Drinks reception on arrival

Medieval Feast

Special guest singer International Offaly baritone, John Molloy

Election of O'Molloy Chieftain

Followed by live music and entertainment.

Sunday, August 27

Tour of Clonmacnoise - Depart Tullamore Court Hotel - This trip is tentative and is subject to interest level and transportation availability.

Other options include visiting a "mass rock" and playing golf at Esker Hills Golf Club.

Advance booking is necessary for all events (Friday historical lectures, Saturday's bus tour, dinner and entertainment).

Please email info@omolloy.com if you have questions.

Use the Paypal buttons below to reserve a ticket for any or all of the activities. Seating is limited.

2017 O'Molloy Gathering - Bookings:

Each option is available individually to purchase. There is a discounted package available which includes everything . Please select the discounted package if you wish to purchase all items below.

Membership €20


Registration €20


Events on Friday in Esker Hills Golf Club including DNA talk, music and supper €25


Tour on Saturday €25


Banquet Charleville Castle €35


Discounted Total Package €120


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