My great great grandfather Patrick O'Dea was born in Kilkee in 1845, emigrated to NY in ca 1861. Father was Denis, mother Margaret nee Collins.Siblings Mary b 1842, John b 1853 and Nance b 1859. Parents appear to have remianed in Kilkee.
Patrick lived in Brooklyn where he died in Sep 1900.Son John Francis, grandson Thomas Patrick great grandson Thomas James.(See entry from August).