Sunday, 14 December 2014



First published in 1979, the Clare Association Yearbook contains news of the Association's activities as well as articles on aspects of history, sport, literature, folklore and music which relate to County Clare.

Ms. Ann Norton, former Clare Person of the Year, launched the Clare Association Dublin Year Book 2015 in the Addison Lodge, Botanic Road, Glasnevin, Dublin on November 27th, 2014. The Yearbook 2015 is available for purchase from Easons nationwide, from any newsagent in County Clare, or from any committee member.

The contents of the 2015 yearbook include:

Kilrush, a winning journey by Paul Edson- 
‘Invade Scattery’ Festival 2014 by Rita McCarthy- 
70th celebration for Brother Seán - 
A Clare Day at Newlands by Christy Killeen - 
Kelly and Galvin seal Clare’s place in history books by Seamus Hayes - 
Clare FM celebrating twenty five years - 
Killaloe - a magical place by Henry Murdoch - 
The wreck of the S.S. Kelp at Spanish Point by John and Seán Treacy - 
The Set up of Kilrush RNLI Lifeboat Station by Pauline Dunleavy - Pioneer Aviators Forced Landing in Cloneyogan by Colin Hennessy - 
Tom Munnelly by Annette Munnelly - 
Paddy Pádraic Mhichíl Shannon (1914 - 1998) by Eddie Stack - Stories of Old - The Geese in the Bog by Christy Killeen - Dorothea Lange‘s Ireland by Seán Ó Laoire - 
Restoration of the Churchyard, Kilrush by Paul O'Brien and Kay Clancy - 
Weed or Knotweed? by Marie Connole - 
The Dál gCais and the Normans by Brian Spring - 
Retreat at the Redemptorist Fathers by Martin Vaughan - 
Brian Borumha by Br. Seán MacNamara - 
The Abbey of Canon Island (Inisgad) by Michael MacMahon - Tomás and Me...Our Story by Susan Crawford -  
John Clune by Mary Crawford -  
Last Will and Testament by Tristan Conway-Behan and Brian Considine.

Also included are reports on the association's activities during the past year including an account of the annual dinner dance when Davy Fitzgerald and Fr. Harry Bohan were recipients  of the  Clare Person of the Year andl Hall of Fame Awards respectively.

Please find below a selection of back issues  of Clare Association Yearbooks. A pdf copy of each issue can be downloaded by clicking on the image.

 These are large files, so if you have an external drive connected, you might like to save them directly there...











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