Where: McKenna Country – Emyvale, the Barony of Truagh and Monaghan Town
When: 22nd – 24th April 2016.
Further information: Clann MacKenna Gathering, 2016
The Clann MacKenna will celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising in County Monaghan 22-24 April 2016. A two-day International Clann Gathering will be held in the heart of “McKenna Country” – Emyvale, the Barony of Truagh and Monaghan Town – on the 22nd and 23rd of April 2016.
Among the planned activities will be tours of the forts, crannogs, churches, battlefields and cemeteries associated with the McKenna’s, lectures on the Rising and a dinner dance in Monaghan Town. There will also be a ceremony at which titular leadership of the Clann will pass from the present Chieftain, Marie McKenna Curley, of Ardaghey, County Monaghan, to Jerry McKenna, a sculptor from Boerne, Texas.
Registration will start immediately. For more information and to register, go to firstname.lastname@example.org.