Category: News Briefs

New Streamlined Way to Submit Information

Back in 2021 I established knowledge bases capable of containing Nolan-related information for Nolan family stories, research articles and Nolan memorials for generations to come and, as of last week, I have introduced a streamlined process for the submission of Nolan-related information for eventual incorporation into the website’s knowledge bases, helping in the writing of … Read More

Happy St Patrick’s Day to All – Mar 2024

A very blessed and Happy St Patrick’s day to all! Yes, we have reason to celebrate if for nothing else that we have each other and that, despite all the worldly troubles and turmoil to which we are witness, on the whole, there are more good things happening and than bad ones. Daily, we witness … Read More

New Nolan Book – Jan 2024

Around 2018, after divesting myself of the duties of Nolan Clan Newsletter editor (2004-2018), I decided to tackle the task of writing an updated, more comprehensive Nolan family history book following in the footsteps of Fr. John Nolan of Kirkcubbin who wrote the original manuscripts which were the basis for the Nolan book “O Nolan … Read More

Website Update – Dec 2023

The last three years have taken their toll including changing plans for transforming the website into one capable of becoming over time the #1 online research archive for Nolan family researchers everywhere. The initial vision was to split the effort into three initiatives: This initial vision still stands but somewhat humbled by recent recent … Read More

Nolan Clan Gathering – 9 Sept 2023 

The Nolan Clan is firming up the program for the upcoming Nolan Clan Gathering in Galway city, Ireland. Things start off with a meet-and-greet on Friday September 8, followed by various activities including an AGM on the Saturday and finishes up with a visit to Ballinderry castle on Sunday afternoon. Bon Voyage and best regards … Read More 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

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 commercially

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 Kavanagh and Fr John Nolan  are available online from Amazon.  Just enter “”O Nolan – the History of a … Read More