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Final Programme of Events for 2017 Cassidy Clan Rally

Friday, June 30th 2017

12.00 noon – Registration at the Killyhevlin Hotel in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

4.00pm – 5.30pm; Official Opening Clan General Meeting including election of An Caisideach

8.00pm – 10.00pm; Meet the Cousins…..PowerPoint and screen available to members

Saturday, July 1st

10.00am – 12.30 Genealogy……PowerPoint and Screen
Family and Local History.

Veronica Williams, a member since 2008 will present her Family History research

1.30pm – 5.30pm  Bus tour of scenic and historic places of interest including; Cassidy Ancient Rath

8.00pm  Céilí House: An Evening of Traditional Tales from Ireland.

Sunday, July 2nd

10.00am Devenish Summer School
A number of lectures + Q&A Including a PowerPoint presentation by Alf Monaghan on Monastic Ireland – A gift of the Nile

2.30pm Inauguration of An Caisideach on Devenish Island an Ancient burial ground of our Cassidy Ancestors

7.30pm Reception
8.00pm Clan Gala Dinner

An evening of good company, food, drink and entertainment The Byrne Brothers,
Dress code ; Smart casual. We will have an area for dancing so bring your dancing shoes.

Fees for weekend events
£110.00 per person.
£190.00 per couple
£320.00 2 Adults + 2 children aged 12 – 16, price for younger children on request

We do ask for a £25 pp deposit with registration. Balance of fee to be paid by June 26th 2017.

Please make your payment by credit card  via the Cassidy Clan PayPal account.

 

We Greatly Appreciate Your Support

The Cassidy Clan is a 100% volunteer run organization.   All funds raised are dedicated to clan activities, including producing the clan newsletter, hosting the web site, promoting the clan rally and special projects.  Any and all donations are also greatly appreciated.

In 2000, under the leadership and initiative of Nuala Cassidy, the Cassidy Clan lobbied local authorities and contributed funds to restore an ancient rath, an earthen fort or enclosure, in the Townland of Cassidy, near Irvinestown, County Fermanagh.
In 2000, under the leadership and initiative of Nuala Cassidy, the Cassidy Clan lobbied local authorities and contributed funds to restore an ancient rath, an earthen fort or enclosure, in the Townland of Cassidy, near Irvinestown, County Fermanagh.

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2017 Cassidy Clan Rally

Our next Cassidy Clan rally will take place in the Summer of 2017 near Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, from Friday, June 30th to Sunday, July 2nd.   The host hotel for the rally will be the Killyhevlin Hotel.  We will publish the rally program and cost of the program in early 2017.

Attendees must make their own lodging reservations. You can book directly with the  Killyhevlin Hotel or visit Fermanagh Lakelands website which has a comprehensive listing of hotels, B&Bs, and other accommodations.

February 2017 Update

The Cassidy Clan Rally is a weekend to promote friendship and camaraderie among Cassidys worldwide. The weekend will include Devenish Summer School, a trip to Devenish Island, the Ancient Cassidy Rath and other historic and scenic places in County Fermanagh, genealogy and family history discusscions, concluding with a gala dinner with traditional music, song and dance.

Programme of Events

Friday, 30th 2017

12 noon – Start of Registration

4 pm – Official Opening followed by Clan General Meeting including election of An Caisideach. As the office of An Caisideach (Chieftain of the Cassidy Clan) is vacant all registered members of the Clan may nominate a person for this position.

Saturday, July 1st

Morning – Genealogy

Family and Local History

Afternoon (depending weather)

Bus tour of scenic and places of historic interest including Cassidy Ancient Rath

Sunday, July 2nd

Morning –  Devenish Summer School

Afternoon – Inauguration of An Caisideach on the Ancient burial ground of our Cassidy Ancestors on Devenish Island

Clan Gala Dinner

An evening of good company, food, drink and entertainment

Registration

Please contact Nuala Cassidy by email.  Her address is  nuala [at] caiside.org and inform her of your intention to attend and the number of persons in your party.