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.

Award for Scattery Island Heritage Group

The Community Archives and Records Group announced two Irish winners for their 2022 Awards, one of them - Scattery Island Heritage Group won the Gathering and Preserving Heritage Award is based in Kilrush, Clare.

Dev’s Dodge car moved to Clare Museum

A 1947 Dodge car once owned by Eamon de Valera has been moved from its display building in Harmony Row to a new home in the newly refurbished exhibition area at Clare Museum.

Joe Hawes remembered in Kilkeedy

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

New website showcases life of Brendan O’Regan

A new website dedicated to promoting awareness of one of Clare’s outstanding innovators, Brendan O’Regan has been officially launched.
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Burren and Inis Cealtra heritage list announcement due in...

Independent Clare T.D. Michael McNamara says a decision on the inclusion of the Cultural Landscape of the Burren Uplands and Holy Island (Inis Cealtra) on a new Tentative List of potential World Heritage Properties for Ireland will be made next month.

Deceased children of Clare County Nursery remembered

The Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council has unveiled a memorial sculpture in honour of the deceased children who died in the Clare County Nursery, at Old Shanakyle Graveyard. 

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.