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Coolmeen / Kilfidane

Coolmeen / Kilfidane

Tom F Meaney

Tom was famous for arranging a legendary football game between the visitors from Coolmeen - a parish in County Clare and a local New York side in the 1980s.  The roving Coolmeen team enjoyed great hospitality in New York and some of them stayed for quite a while.  He was a carpenter - his son Jack became a US Marine and is currently with the New York Fire Department - son Tom manages events and entertainment for the National Hockey League.

Delia O'Dea (nee O'Neill)

 

Delia O'Dea (nee O'Neill) was from Coolmeen, County Clare
 
She married Peter O'Dea and they named their son Peter Junior
 
Their Grandchildren were called Christopher O'Dea and Gregory O'Dea
 
Her sister was Catherine McInerney