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O’Malley Gathering

Limerick City, Ireland

June 21st – 23rd 2019

Includes Maillie, Maley, Malia, Malley, Mealey, Melia, Mháille, O'Máille, O'Malia, O'Maile, O'Malley, O'Mealy

The O’Malley Chieftain and the O’Malley Clan Association invite you to Limerick for a unique weekend of music, song, heritage, history, and social activities.

Programme of Events

Friday Events (21st June)

  • Walking tour of historic Limerick

    Walking tour of Historic Limerick, led by Dr Liam Irwin, distinguished historian. (maximum 25 people).

  • O’Malleys in Public Life - Exhibition

    Official opening by the Mayor of Limerick. See how O'Malleys have featured in the arts, politics, sport and other fields. Includes an exhibition of ceramics on the theme Terra Marique Potens. Friday 21st – Friday 28th June 2019.

Saturday Events (22nd June)

  • Bus Tour of Limerick and its surroundings

    Programme to be announced - lunch included. Pick up at Strand Hotel & Cappavilla Village (UL) (Exact location TBC).

  • O’Malley Genealogy Workshop – Strand Hotel

    For full details on the workshop and speakers click here.

  • O’Malley Gathering Dinner – Strand hotel

    Enjoy a three course meal in the rooftop Harris Suite of the Strand Hotel with spectacular views over the Shannon river and Limerick City.

  • Chieftain’s Welcome – Strand Hotel

    Official welcome from Chieftain Brendan O’Malley followed by traditional music, song and dance. Time to meet old friends and make new ones in the spectacular rooftop Harris Suite, with views over the Shannon and Limerick City.

Sunday Events (23rd June)

  • O’Malley Gathering Mass – St Mary’s Church, Athlunkard St

    Special O'Malley mass celebrated by Cannon Donough O'Malley.

  • O’Malley Clan Association AGM – Hunt Museum

    All members are welcome to attend and share any ideas.

  • O’Malley Gathering Lunch – Hunt Museum

    Lunch Chieftain's awards, Fundraising Raffle, Inauguration of new Chieftain 2019-2020.

  • O’Malley Chieftain’s 2019 Awards

    To coincide with the planned exhibition: O’Malleys in Public life – 2019, June 21st to 23rd in Limerick City, we would like to recognise those O’Malleys who may not be as well-known, but whose contribution to the community, arts or sport deserve to be more widely known and celebrated.

    To find out more or to nominate someone click here.

  • Watersports, Archery, Kids’ events

    Kids' events including watersports and archery.

Photo Gallery

A taste of what’s in store: click here to view our gallery of previous events.

Disclaimer: The organisers reserve the right to modify the programme at any time.

Join the conversation with the O'Malley tribe

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David Walsh

Looking to find any o malleys in the Mayo area. Can anyone help with this?


To: irishomalleygirl. Who was your great grandfather and where did he come from? If you know the dates and places of his birth, marriage and/or death, then you should be able to find some traces of him and some leads further back.


Looking to know of my omalley ancesters could use some advice sadly no nothing past my great grandfarher