Treinfhir Gathering May 9th to 12th, 2019

Thursday, 9 May, 2019
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Clan Gathering Treinfhir Monaghan

Treinfhir Gathering May 9th to 12th, 2019

Schedule of events

Thursday May 9th

10am; Golf Tournament

Rossmore Golf Club, Monaghan

5-7pm; Registration

Westenra Hotel, Monaghan

7-10pm; Welcome event;

An introduction to the clan with music and a ceilidh

Westenra Hotel


Friday May 10th

10am-Midday, Monaghan Harps GAA

“Divided destinies; the lives and adventures of two Thomas Trenors”

Kieran Owens, Family History researcher

“The culture and heritage of North Monaghan”

Shirley Clerkin, Heritage Officer, Monaghan Council

“Joseph Traynor and Bloody Sunday”

Michael Nelson, Nephew


Saturday 11th May

10am-midday; Monaghan Harps

“Ancient Treinfhir DNA and the  St Macartan connection”

John Traynor, Part-time Genealogist, New Orleans

“Introduction to Genealogy and the Treinfhirs”

Maurice Moriarty, Local Genealogist

12.30pm

Bus tour of the Treinfhir Homelands

Leaves Monaghan Harps GAA

  • Lunch in Blackwater Valley Centre
  • This includes Errigal old graveyard, St Patrick’s Chair & Well and St Macartan’s Church, Clogher
  • Exhibition of GAA games and evening meal, St Mellan’s GAA complex
  • Bus return to Monaghan town

Afternoon

  • Bus tour to Ancient Clones

Meet at Monaghan Harps GAA complex at 12.30pm

  • Guided walk of Bragan mountain

Meet at Monaghan Harps GAA complex at 1pm

  • Guided cycling tour of Glaslough

Meet at Monaghan Harps GAA complex at 2pm

  • Walking Tour of Monaghan

Meet at Monaghan Harps GAA at 2.30pm



Sunday 12th May

2pm

Tree planting hosted by Rotary Club

Rotary Garden, Monaghan

3pm

“Where do we go from here?”

Clan discussion, Market House Monaghan

7pm

Farewell Dinner

Four Seasons Hotel Monaghan


On Thursday and Friday, the Market House will host an exhibition of artefacts and information which would be of interest to Clan members. This includes biographies of lives of some notable Treinfhirs.

The artist, Christine Trainor from Prince Edward Island, Canada will have some of her work on display in the same location for the duration of the event.

There will be other brief talks taking place at other times during the weekend, and clan members will be advised of these as they occur.

Monaghan County Library are supportive of the gathering and welcome individuals who wish to research their Monaghan roots to visit the library in Monaghan town or Clones during their stay.

For registration and details of costs, email Noel at meptreanor@gmail.com or phone 085 787 3363