Conway wants history to remain a compulsory subject

Clare’s only representative in the Seanad, Martin Conway is leading a crusade seeking greater recognition of History as a subject of utmost importance in the junior cycle.

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

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

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.

On This Day In Clare History – 12 June...

On this day in 1960, Ireland bans sales of Clare author Edna O’Brien’s ‘The Country Girls’.