On This Day In Clare History – 16 July...

Forty one years ago today saw the official opening of the Ennis Library.

Meelick & Tullycrine men feature in RTÉ documentary

A radio docudrama featuring the witness statements of two Clare men who fought during the Easter Rising and War of Independence will be launched at Clare County Museum during Heritage Week 2016 next month.

On This Day In Clare History – 15 July...

On this day in 1979 the second annual Lisdoonvarna Folk Festival took place.

Brendan Voyage’s Tim Severin to visit Clare

History will be made on board The Brendan boat on Saturday 9th July when explorer, adventurer, historian and writer Tim Severin makes a rare visit back to the boat’s home in Craggaunowen, Co. Clare to mark the 40th anniversary of the legendary Brendan Voyage.

On This Day In Clare History – 03 July...

On this day fifty two years ago, John (Jack) Shine an angler from Lahinch caught a porbeagle shark off the coast of Co Clare.
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On This Day In Clare History – 02 July...

On this day forty four years ago Clare booked their place in the Munster Senior Hurling Final with a four point win over neighbours Limerick.

On This Day In Clare History – 29 June...

Forty seven years ago today, nine children lost their lives tragically in New Quay as an oyster boat capsized.

CLARE FACTS – Athlunkard Bridge

Believe it or not but the Limerick Tunnel is not the first traffic toll point to have existed for anyone wishing to cross the River Shannon between Clare and Limerick.