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Lorna is a professional genealogist, member of the Association of Professional Genealogist and the Society of Genealogists UK. Lorna is the Resident Genealogist for Dromoland Castle in County Clare. She is currently working on the George Boole *200 genealogy project for UCC and is Springboard co-ordinator at ACE. Lorna provides genealogy advice and premier consultation on those wishing to visit Ireland and has recentlycompleted several ancestral townland tours, see
Lorna produces the successful show: ‘The Genealogy Radio show’ aired each thursday at 4p.m. from beautiful Kilkee, Co. Clare at Raidio Corcabaiscinn. It is now in its fourth series.

Lorna Moloney coordinates the Irish Genealogy Summer School for University College Cork – Ancestral Connections: Roots to the Rising 2016 .It will run from 26 June to 2 July 2016. It is now in its fourth year. Booking is available at

Lorna Moloney’s doctoral thesis, ‘From Gaelic Lordship to English Shire: The MacNamaras of Clare, c.1259-1603′, is being supervised by Professor Steven Ellis. Lorna’s academic profile can viewed at She has delivered conference papers at Oxford; Lincoln College: Exploration of the Medieval Gaelic Diet: (2012); seminar papers at the Moore Institute in NUI Galway, ‘The Gaelic Lordships in Thomond, c. 1400-c.1500’ and papers at Irish Conference of Medievalists on themes of Brian Boru and landscape of East Clare. Lorna has published on medieval themes and on maritime subjects.

Lorna received her Certificate for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) in Dallas in March 2015.

Series 4:

Episode 1 : Dissecting 89 Georges street, a surgeons residence in Limerick in the nineteenth century – Lauren Cassidy

Episode 2 : Revolutionary Roots – Patrick Pearse with Christopher Dunne

Episode 3 : 7 Signatories – 7 Lives, a genealogical introduction into the lives of the signatories of the 1916 Proclamation

Episode 4 : Tony Harpur in studio – The Glory of the O’Deas

Supplement :

Episode 5 : Lauren Cassidy and Conan Fitzgerald – Sean MacDiarmada

Episode 7 : Aiden Feerick and the Land records

Episode 8: Conan Fitzgerald interviewing Ryan Power on Tom Clarke, signatory of the rising 1916

Episode 9: Revolutionary Roots – Conan Fitzgerald interviewing Paul Barrett

Episode 10: Revolutionary Roots- Joseph Mary Plunkett 7 signatories- 7 lives – 1916 Signatory, Conan Fitzgerald with Katie McCurry

Episode 11: Revolutionary Roots- Eamonn Ceant 7 signatories- 7 lives – 1916 Signatory – Conan Fitzgerald with Ger Leahy

Episode 12: Epic Ireland – Irish family history center, Fiona O’Mahony – Conan Fitzgerald

Episode 13 : Genealogy and its uses – Lorna Moloney

Episode 14 : 1901 and 1911 Census forms with Paul Barrett – Conan Fitzgerald

Episode 15 : DNA with Dr Maurice Gleeson

Episode 16 : The Genealogy of Gaelic Clans c.11 – c.17 focusing on the Mannion Clan with Dr Joe Mannion

Episode 17 : Australian emigration _ Home Away– Returning after 45 years

Episode 18 : East Galway Family History Society – Monica Hynes and Brian Keary – Legacies of Local Lore


Series 1, 2, 3