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Clare author recalls 1917 Mountjoy hunger strikes

Clare author recalls 1917 Mountjoy hunger strikes

Days of Hunger, The Clare Volunteers and the Mountjoy Hunger Strike of 1917, a new book by Clare historian and author Dr Tomás MacConmara. Written by well-known oral historian and author, Dr Tomás MacConmara, Days of Hunger, The Clare Volunteers and the Mountjoy...

Fianna Fail remembers the East Clare by-election

Fianna Fail remembers the East Clare by-election

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was in Ennis on Sunday to attend the 100th anniversary of the East Clare by-election which catapulted Eamon de Valera to national prominence and dramatically changed the Irish political landscape. Fianna Fáil ensured inclusivity at...

Ardnacrusha power station is open for summer tours

Ardnacrusha power station is open for summer tours

Ardnacrusha Power Station is open for summer tours to schools and the general public to celebrate 90 years of generating electricity. Public tours of the facility were first organised in June 1928 with over 85,000 visitors during the first nine months.  ESB has...

Easter Sunday commemorations in South Clare

Easter Sunday commemorations in South Clare

Two commemorative events will be held on Easter Sunday marking the East Clare Brigade’s (Old IRA) involvement in the War of Independence. The events have been organised by the Meelick-Parteen and Cratloe Commemoration Committee who have erected seven monuments in...

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