Hello Pat, My Clooney line comes from Kilkenny Ire. Michael Clooney[he was a baker]born approx 1851,died 1889 at Richmond Vic Australia. He married Mary Gorman from TIPPERARY.Their children were- William Lawrence b 1883, Joseph b1884 d1884 at 6 mths. Michael and Mary were both dead by the time William was 5 yrs old.Unfortunatly on their death certificates the parents are listed as unknown. Three of William's children were called -Lawrence John,Thomas Joseph, and Mavis Kathleen. Regards Sandra Morrison from VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA.