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Stories from newsletter Spring 2016.
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What is Genealogy?
Curtins of Knockafurtig
Analyzing DNA Results
St. Patrick's Day 2016
Thomas and Lenora Curtin
You Never Know Where You MIght Find a Curtin
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1683 C Maple Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
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Do you want an unique gift for that Curtin in your family?
Here's a Curtin stylus and pen set.
The stylus is embossed with the Curtin name and crest. The stylus has a built in flashlight and a handy end for use with Ipads and touchcreens. It comes in a display box. A Curtin Crest pin comes with the stylus.
The gift set is US$10.00 or 10.00 euros.
Orders can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org using Paypal or directly to Jo-Anne Wylie, 1683 C Maple Road, Williamsville, NY 14221. Checks should made out to Curtin Clan.
Welcome to the Curtin Clan!
Many of us enjoyed sitting around the table listening to stories from our grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and cousins. Many of those voices are now silent, yet our yearning to connect with the generations before us is still strong. The Curtin Clan offers the opportunity to connect with stories that help us better understand our history.
An important benefit of joining the Clan is connecting with Margaret Curtain, our genealogist. She has collected a wealth of information from buying up thousands of documents for Curtin families worldwide since 1977. She is a founding member of the Clan, and was presented the insignia appointing her as a Companion of the Order of Clans of Ireland (CIOM) by the Irish vice counsel at the Chicago Gathering in June 2011.
Another benefit is connecting with our DNA project coordinator, Dan Curtin. We have a number of Curtins who have participated and this will help expand your genealogy research. We have quarterly newsletters and will have our next gathering in Ireland in Spring 2017.
Side by side
They raised the flag
The General Post Office
Of the Irish Republic
For the people of Ireland
Words and Ideals
Long and hard
A lasting legacy
Those words and Ideals
Are still valued
One hundred years on
Dust and smoke
The sound of gun fire
Over many parts of Dublin
And some paid
The ultimate price
They gave their lives
In that week in May
When they were shot
By firing squid
One hundred years on
We stand here
All who gave their lives?
And all who suffered
On all sides
In the years that followed
For the freedom
We enjoy today
Our Island of Ireland
Is diverse now
In many ways
Can cross borders
In many parts of the world
As the tri colour
Of Green White and Gold
Flutters above us
As we sing
Amhrán na bhFiann
The Soldiers song
Let us remember
All gone before us
That worked so hard
To give us
We enjoy today
May their names
May they rest in peace?
In the soil
Of their beloved Ireland
Marian Quinlan Curtin©
The 2015 Curtin Clan Gathering
Grand Island, New York
Additional photos are here.
Famine Memorial, Buffalo, New York Sept 2015
Curtins in the News
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Shannon Curtin is joining Coty North America as senior vice president of its new Consumer Beauty division. (4/29/2016)
For the last 20 years, Mary Curtin has been the coordinator of musicians, bands and performers at the Musketaquid parade in Boston, Massachusetts on Earth Day. (4/23/2016)
Thomas G. Curtin appointed director of Preservation Parks of Delaware County, Ohio. (4/22/2016)
Con Curtin Music Festival is June 24-26 in Brosna, Ireland. (4/20/2016)
Teresa Curtin is one of 12 deaf lawyers admitted to appear before the United States Supreme Court. (4/20/2016)
Brooke Curtin is a candidate for the central electorate in Kurrajong, Australia.(4/16/2016)
Patricia Curtin-Kelly has published a new book - "An Ornament to the City" about Holy Trinity Church in Cork, Ireland. (4/14/2015)
Michael Curtin - A sublime Limerick writer who inspired a generation. (4/9/2016)
New State Trooper in Maine - Matthew Curtin. (4/9/2016)
Federal judge John T. Curtin of Buffalo, New York is retiring after 5 decades on the bench. (4/8/2016)
photo - Buffalo News
Cynthia Maxwell Curtin has joined the Curtin&DeJoseph law firm as an associate in Cazenovia, New York. (4/8/2016)
Plans are being made to published the final manuscript of author Michael Curtin who died this week. (4/4/2016)
Lisa and Jo-Anne Wylie (Curtin descendants) honored as "Citizens of the Year" for founding and organizing Honor Flight in Buffalo, NY. (3/27/2016).
John Hickey/Buffalo News
Seamus Curtin is the under 18 National Bowls champion in New Zealand. (3/27/2016)
Jessica Curtin of Worcester, Massachusetts is founder of Punkcake Alterno Art, a collective of art and music. (3/25/2016)
Julia Curtin is the Salem News, Massachusetts Runner of the Year. (3/24/2016)
Jean Curtin is new probation chief in Worcester, Massachusetts Superior Court. (3/22/2016)
Terry Curtin named head of Theatrical Publicity at DreamWorks Animation. 3/22/2016)
Thomas J. Curtin is an associate attorney at Cadwalader's law firm in New York City, (3/22/2016)
Christopher Curtin is the master chocolatier at Eclat Chocolates. (3/19/2016)
Philomena Curtin of Islington, UK, landlady of the pub for all generations, was recognized with the Mayor's Civic Award. (3/18/2016)
John Curtin of Australia plays Rock n' Roll. (3/17/2016).
28th Annual Jack Curtin St. Patrick's Day is Saturday, March 12 in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Jack's daughter Eileen Mullin is parade heiress. (3/9/2016)
Mary (Curtin) Fales of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, formerly of County Clare and Michigan, turns 100. (3/1/2016)
Ben Curtin, assistant principal talks about the advantages of NAO robot in a Adelaide, Australia primary school (3/1/2016)
Alison Curtin is profiled in Montclair, NJ. (2/26/2016)
Will Curtin is launching a brewery in Denver, CO. (2/19/2016)
Daniel G. Curtin has been chosen student of the month at Penn State University (2/16/2016)
Victoria Coates, a descendent of Gov. Andrew Gregg Curtin, is an art historian and national security advisor. (2/15/2016)
Kathi Curtin-Williams operates the foodbank for LIghthouse Community Center in Peterborough, Ontario 92/14/2016)
Elemental is the title of book by Amanda Curtin about a red hair girl in the Orkney Islands. (2/8/2016) Dennis Curtin of Plattsburgh, NY donated his classic 1965 Ford Mustang for family center raffle. (1/30/2016) Mike Curtin of Rochester, NY is head athletic trainer at University of Alaska - Fairbanks. (1/29/2016)
Pat Curtin, CEO of Shamrock Boats, is opening a new boat factory in Thomasville, Georgia. (1/26/2016)
Dr. Leah Curtin discusses "Morals, Ethics and Nursing" in radio interview. (1/22/2016)
Donna Curtin of Syracuse, NY drives rare Studebaker car. (1/21/2016)
Troy Curtin is in sales and customer service for Nelson and Pade, an aquaponics farm in Wisconsin. (1/12/2016)
Gillian Cooper-Curtin is author and historian of the Kapunda, Australia RSL. (1/10/2016)
Dr. Kevin A. Curtin, assistant professor of counseling, contributed a chapter to the recently released “Group Experts Share Their Favorite Activities for Supervision.” (1/10/2016)
First grader Caden Curtin is donating proceeds of her published book to help classmate's fight for life. (1/10/2016)