Gathering 2019

Kelly Clan Gathering 2019

Hodson Bay Hotel - Host of 2019 Kelly Clans Gathering
Hodson Bay Hotel – Host of 2019 Kelly Clans Gathering

Muintir Uí Cheallaigh

Kelly Clan Gathering: 17-19 May 2019

The Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co.Roscommon will host
Kellys, Kelleys, O’Kellys and Ó Ceallaighs at their 13
th biennial gathering

Our Clan Gatherings take place every second year at a different location.
In the past we have met in Spanish Point, Co Clare, Westport Co Mayo and Dundrum Co Tipperary.

Our 2019 Gathering takes place in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Co Roscommon and promises to be a great weekend.


Friday afternoon/evening – Check-in, Registration and presentation by Rev. Dom Celsus; Workshop style DNA session with Aidan Kelly; Pre AGM “Business” meeting for all to attend.

Saturday morning – Presentations: DNA update by Aidan Kelly [Australia]; Genealogy by Cath Tindle [USA] with discussion groups to follow;. 

Saturday afternoon – There will be an option of an organised coach trip to the Aughrim Interpretive Centre.  This will take approximately 3 hours and will be dependent on numbers interested. A small charge will be incurred to cover the cost of the coach. If there is insufficient numbers for a coach, a car share will be used.

For those wishing to choose their own activity, there are a number of options, including a boat trip on the River Shannon to the nearby town of Athlone; a visit to Clonmacnoise, or even a round of golf!

Saturday evening – Gala Dinner with after dinner speaker and music session

Sunday – Mass at the local church, celebrated by the Rt Rev Dom Celsus, followed by AGM


The format for payment for the Gathering has changed this year.  The cost delegates will be asked to pay will be for their hotel stay made direct to the hotel and a €20 registration fee payable to the Clan.

The hotel cost will include the Saturday evening gala dinner and bed and breakfast.  Other meals will be payable to the hotel as an extra.

The Council have reserved a number of rooms at the hotel and the cost will be:

2 nights B&B with Saturday night gala dinner – €190 per person sharing a double or twin room/€240 per single room

2 nights B&B only – €170 per person sharing a double or twin/€220 per single room

1 night B&B only – €90 per person sharing/€120 per single room

Make your reservations directly with the hotel:  + 353 90 644 2005

Be sure to mention the Kelly Clan Gathering.

Phone: 086 3296475