For those who would like to see a short film and images of our fantastic gathering event last week at the Ballinacor Estate in Co Wiklow which included a reenactment of the capture and execution of Feagh Mac Hugh O’Byrne, please go to our facebook page “Finte O’Broin Gathering”.
ClansWe encourage you to set up your own clan organisation as part of Finte O’Broin, for example Clann O’Broin of Place name or Clan Byrne of Place name . For more information contact Derek Byrne.
NewsHappy St. Patrick’s Day
A very happy St. Patrick’s day to all our clan members and home and overseas. Derek Byrne President Finte O’BroinNew Year’s Message 2021
Dear members and friends, As we move towards 2021 we look towards celebrating 9 years of the establishment of Finte O’Broin in July. It has been an eventful nine years which has seen membership grow to over 400 families world wide and the establishment of our sister organisation the Napoleon Society of Ireland which hosted…Nollaig Shona – Wishing all our Clan members in Ireland and around the world a very happy Christmas
On behalf of everyone at Finte O’Broin, I would like to wish all Clan members and their families a very happy Christmas and a healthy and happy 2021. It has been a sad year for many with the loss of loved ones due to Covid 19 and we especially remember the loss of our former…A message from Myles Byrne, son of Lt. Col. Charles Artaud Byrne
In 2013, as part of the Irish Gathering of the Clans, my Irish-American father, Dutch in-laws, and myself attended a ceremony at the Ballinacor Estate, near Rathdrum, in County Wicklow, Ireland. The ceremony involved a re-enactment of the capture and beheading of Feagh MacHugh O’Byrne on Sunday, 8 May 1597, by forces under the command of…Annual Royal Canal Walk raises thousands for Irish Children’s Arthritis Newtork
Despite current challenges the annual Royal Canal Walk took place earlier today, Sunday the 16th of August to raise funds in aid of the Irish Children’s Arthritis Network. This annual event has raised over 40 thousand euro for a variety of charitable causes since its inception in 2012. Organised by Edward Byrne and his cousin…Title of Seneschal resurrected by Finte OBroin
The title of Seneschal in medieval times was given to an officer having full charge of domestic arrangements, ceremonies and the administration of justice in a noble or royal household. In 1566, my maternal Great x 12 Grandfather, the Rt. Hon. Francis Agard was appointed Seneschal of the OByrnes and the OTooles. Agard had a…Finte O’Broin Patron, Charles Byrne dies aged 96
Charles Artaud Byrne (1923 – 2020) It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of our Patron Charles Artaud Byrne who passed away of natural causes on the 20th of March in Rhode Island, New York. Charles was a direct descendant of Feagh Mac Hugh O’Byrne and had been Patron of Finte…President of Finte O’Broin – Derek Byrne in bid for Irish Senate
I would like to call on all members of Finte O’Broin to support me in my bid for Seanad Eireann (Irish Senate). I am running on the Dublin University (Trinity College Dublin) panel and only TCD graduates can vote for me. Please ask anyone you know who is a graduate to give me their number…Lord Mayor of Dublin Welcomes the Byrne Clan
The Clan Byrne of Cloncurry and Kilcock and their friends were welcomed to the Mansion House in Dublin by Lord Mayor, Paul McAuliffe on Saturday the 19th of October in recognition of raising over 40,000 euro for MS Ireland on the annual Royal Canal Charity Walk. Congratulations to my brother Edward Byrne and Cousin David…Finte O’Broin – membership reaches the 350 mark!
As President of Finte O’Broin, I am delighted to announce that on the 11th of September we registered our 350th member! Seamus O’Byrne from Kells in County Meath with an interest in Medieval History was the 350th person to become a member of Finte O’Broin since we officially launched in July 2012. With members covering…