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Doonbeg group launches heritage trail

Have you ever wondered who lived in certain house in Doonbeg, or what the village looked like 100 years ago?

Destruction of Union Workhouse in Corofin commemorated

A commemoration to mark the centenary of the destruction of the Union Workhouse at Corofin was held on Sunday last.
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Joe Hawes remembered in Kilkeedy

Joseph (Joe) Hawes was born on the 20th of August, 1893 in Cross, Kilkeedy, Co Clare.

Clare Museum seeks to expand its collection

Clare Museum is seeking donations to expand its collections and to achieve greater representation of the lives of people in Clare for future generations to enjoy.

NUIG project recognised internationally

A project which saw over 200 archival terms entered into the Irish language lexicon earlier this year, has now led to those terms being officially recognized by the International Council on Archives.

Work begins on County Museum redevelopment

Clare County Council has commenced construction on the County Museum redevelopment project, with contractors M. Fitzgibbon Contractors Ltd starting works on site on 4th May following the lifting of Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions for the construction sector.

Scott family collection donated to Clare Museum

While Clare Museum has been closed to the public or has operated under visitor restrictions during the applicable levels of Covid-19 restrictions, it has continued to collect the history of Clare. 

Legacy of SS Clonlara is all but forgotten

These days Clonlara is known throughout Clare and beyond for being a stronghold of hurling. Others know the village for its proximity to the Shannon River and the Headrace Canal. Very few people will know of Clonlara’s links to a ship wreck off the coast of Portugal.

Scariff Martyrs set for national platform

After their hugely successful centenary commemorations of the Scariff Martyrs, the East Clare Memorial Committee are taking the story to a national platform, with a panel discussion on the very popular Trasna Na Tíre, which has reached thousands of people worldwide with their online historical lecture and discussion series.
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