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Clan Gathering 2010


24th-27th June




                                                                                                                                                                                       Baltimore 2000




Proposed Programme

Thursday 6.30 P. M.
Evening trip to Loughine on Cailin Oir with Captain Ted O’ Driscoll (Ferry €16)
9.00 P.M. Traditional Session in “The Algiers Inn”

Friday 2.30 P.M. Trip to Heir Island on Mystic Water with Captain Vincent O’ Driscoll. Walk on Island and talk by local Genealogist Karen Linden at John and Patricia Moores - Heir Island Sailing School . (Ferry €10, Refreshments €3)

7.30 P.M. Registration of Clan members and heritage talk in Dun Na Sead castle by Colman O’ Driscoll local History teacher.

9.00 P.M. Official opening of Clan Gathering by Fachtna O’ Driscoll” RTE Producer/Journalist

9.30 P.M. Music by “Rubicon” Celtic Rock Band in The Square

11.00 A.M. Trip to Cape Clear on Naomh Ciaran II with Captain Ciaran O’ Driscoll On arrival the Clan will be met by Mary O’ Driscoll. (Ferry €15)
The Clan, accompanied by Eamon Lankford will visit the museum. Eamon Lankford is the founder/director of the museum. (Museum Visit €3)
After this lunch will take place in “Ciaran Danny Mikes” followed by music for the afternoon.
Ferry departs Cape Clear at 4.00 pm or 6.00pm

4.00 P.M. Traditional Music in The Square by Baltimore Beginners.

9.00 P.M. Music by “Open the Taps” in The Square.

Sunday 11.00 A.M. Mass celebrated in Sacred Heart Church , Rath by Father Martin O’Driscoll

12.00 P.M. Ferry to Sherkin Island . (Ferry €10). Visit to the Abbey followed by a gathering at “The Jolly Roger”.

1.00 P.M. Traditional Music and Dancing on the Square by “Ceoltais Ceoltóirí Éireann “

3.00 to 5.00 P.M. Music by “Ronnie and Friends”.

Kids entertainment – Face Painting, Balloon making, Mime act etc.

2.00 to 5.00 P.M. Open Day at Baltimore Lifeboat Station

3.30 P.M. Address by the O’ Driscoll Clan Chieftain.


For more details, contact
Baltimore 2000 Committee, Baltimore Co. Cork
Tel.(028)20125 / 20319 E-Mail: