The new O'Leary Forum is now on-line

Any interested person is now invited to join the new O'Leary Forum, created to discuss 'All things O'Leary'.  To join go to oleary-clan.com and press the button marked 'Need to register' near the bottom right of the home page. From there on just follow the instructions to sign up.

The O'Leary Gathering 2017

 
The 2017 O'Leary Clan Gathering will take place in Creedons Hotel, Inchigeelagh, County Cork, Ireland  8th. to 10th. September.   Information available soon.

Major Michael John O'Leary VC (29 September 1890 – 2 August 1961) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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John O'Leary (born 23 July 1830; died 16 March 1907 was an Irish separatist and a leading Fenian.
Born in the town of Tipperary, where his father kept a shop, the catholic O'Leary was educated at the local Protestant Grammar School, The Abbey School, and later the catholic Carlow College.

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Article by Daniel O'Leary
A bronze life-size statue of Johnny O'Leary, (1923-2004), one of Irelands most famous accordion players, was unveiled in Killarney Town Centre, Co. Kerry, on April 28, 2007.
Johnny O'Leary was famous for playing his distinctive style of Sliabh Luachra music and for bringing the rich Sliabh Luachra tradition to a much wider audience.

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Jeremiah A. O’Leary (b: July 24, 1881 Glens Falls, N.Y. d: March 13, 1972 in Flushing, N.Y.) was an American-born lawyer and activist of the early 20th Century who, against the prevalent views of the then American establishment, campaigned against the USA being drawn into WW1.

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by the late Peter O’Leary
Daniel Florence O’Leary, of the South American Service, was a famous son of Cork in the 19th century. Today his name is seldom remembered in his native city, but is very much alive in Venezuela, Colombia and other states in the South American continent which he helped to their freedom from colonial rule.

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A paper prepared and read to the Third O Leary Gathering in Inchigeelagh by the late Peter O Leary, 13th.September 1998.

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An tAthair Peadar Ui Laoghaire, sometimes known in English as Father Peter O'Leary; April 1839 – 21 March 1920[3]) was an Irish writer and Catholic priest, who is regarded today as one of the founders of modern literature in Irish.
He was born in the parish of Clondrohid, County Cork, and grew up speaking Munster Irish in the Muskerry Gaeltacht. He was a descendant of the Carrignacurra branch of the O'Learys of the ancient Corcu Loígde.

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