Clann MacKenna International Gathering

Microsoft Word - PRESS RELEASE, Clann MacKenna Gathering, 2016.dNature of event: Clann MacKenna International Gathering  

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.

mime-attachmentAmong 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.

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