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Clann Gathering 2006 - Schedule


Although there is a little fine tuning to be done the itinerary below is what can be expected at the Gathering.


Oct 4th,2006

Meet & Greet Evening

10:00 am Executive Committee Meeting
2:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting
2:00 pm Registration
7:30 pm Welcome Reception (Speakers, dignitaries, Clann members & presentations)

Oct 5th, 2006

Family History Day

9:00 am Welcome from Chief of the Clann Dr. Gary Cavanaugh
Session I - The History of Clann Chaomhánach
9:30 am Journey to Ireland 2000BC to 100AD - James F Cavanaugh
10:30 am Early Christian Period 100-800AD -  Cathal Cavanagh
11:30 am Viking and Pre-Norman Period 800-1150AD - Bridget Kavanagh Dalton
12:30 pm Discussion. Break for Lunch
2:00 pm Conflict Years 1150-1700AD - James F Cavanaugh
3:00 pm Wild Geese Emigration 1550-1800AD - Dr. Gary Cavanaugh
4:00 pm Life and Times of Donal Spanaigh Cavanagh - Dr. Emmett O’Byrne
7:30 pm To be announced

Oct 6th, 2006

Field Trip Day

9:30 am Bus tour leaves for Scullougue Gap,
Heritage Park at Wexford,
Wexford Library.
1:00 pm Lunch in Wexford
2:30 pm Enniscorthy Castle.
Huntington Castle.
5:00 pm Return to Borris
7:30 Ceile

Oct 7th, 2006

Workshop & Inauguration Day

9:00 am Chaomhánach Genealogy Workshop. Opening Introduction by Clann Genealogist - James J. Kavanagh
9:15 am Clann Organization - Arms, Names, Occupations - James J Kavanagh
10:00 am Famine Emigration 1800-1900AD - Cathal Cavanagh
10:45 am Irish Culture and Customs - Bridget Kavanagh Dalton
11:30 am Panel - Question and Answer Session - Specific Case Questions
12:00 Break for lunch
1:30 pm Welcome by Chief Dr. Gary Cavanaugh
Emigration Timeline - James J Kavanagh
Brief presentations (20 minute max) on:
“The Caomhánach of America” - Gary Cavanaugh
“The Caomhánach of New Zealand” - Pat O’Shea
“The Caomhánach of England” - Celia Kavanagh Boylan
2:30 pm Panel Questions and Answers.
James J Kavanagh Chair, Bridget Kavanagh Dalton,  James F Cavanaugh, Celia Kavanagh Boylan, Jimmy Kavanagh, Dr. Gary Cavanaugh, Cathal Cavanagh
4:30 pm Inauguration of new Clann Chief, James Kavanagh of Michigan, USA
7:30 pm Banquet at Lord Bagenal Inn, Leighlinbridge, Carlow.

Oct 8th, 2005

Family Genealogy Workshop Day

8:00 am Services at Kavanagh Chapel with Fr. Charles Cavanagh.
9:00 am Chaomhánach Genealogy Workshop
“Caomhanach Country” - Maps, Administration - James J Kavanagh
Clann Chaomhánach and Irish Resources -  James J Kavanagh
10:00 am Workshop: Specific cases as submitted with registration packages
12:00 Lunch
2:30 pm Clann General Meeting
3:30 pm Panel Discussions on General Issues
Fergus Kavanagh: Finances
Jimmy Kavanagh: Website, Internet & computers
Cathal Cavanagh: Publicity
James F. Cavanaugh: publications
7:00 pm Farewell reception for Clann members