Author: Roger

Helping with the Website

If you are interested in helping out with building and improving the archive of Nolan-related information found at this website I invite you to Submit your Offer to Help or to communicate directly with me by Email or by regular mail (see below). As an incentive to help, those who volunteer to help will be … Read More

NolanFamilies.org Update – March 2020

In the last NolanFamilies.org  News Brief  I stressed the fact that the prime aim of the  website was to implement a world-class repository of Nolan-related historical information and formulated three major initiatives (Archives 2025, Nolan Book 2021 and Family Treetops 2021) to move us closer to that final objective. In what follows I report on my … Read More

NolanFamilies.org Update – SEPT. 2019

In March 2017 I first announced that I would be retiring from my position as newsletter editor for the Nolan Clan (aka Clan O Nolan) and it was also around this time that the Clan began using social media (Clan O Nolan Facebook group) to communicate to interested parties up-to-date information about current and upcoming … Read More

Nolan Book – 2026

In the 1920s, shortly before his death, Fr. John Nolan of Kirkcubbin began documenting in manuscript form his understanding of Nolan family history. Under the auspices of the Nolan Clan, Fr. Nolan’s book was completed posthumously in the Millenium year by Art Kavavanagh, a prominent author and historian at the time. The book (“O Nolan … Read More

Early Family Stories – 2023

Since 2004, with the aid of this website and through my own effort, I have been collecting and sharing early Nolan family stories with the world. As of January 2020 these early Nolan family stories are now available in a new Early Family Stories Knowledge Base with an easy-to-use keyword search frontend. However, the number … Read More

Nollaig Shona Duit – Merry Christmas – 2017

Dear friends of the Nolan Clan, This year has been a busy year for our clan culminating in a successful Gathering in Carlow of many Nolans from within Ireland and abroad. We would like to thank those who contributed to the Gathering’s success and look forward to many more of you joining us at our … Read More

2000 Nolan Book – available

For anyone interested in obtaining a copy of the first Nolan book I am happy to report that Print-On-Demand copies of the first Nolan Book entitled “O Nolan – the History of a People”  by Art Kavavanagh and Fr John Nolan  are available via Amazon.com.  Just enter “”O Nolan – the History of a People” … Read More