Interpretive Guide to Patrick Brennan’s Autograph Book (2016)
Patrick Brennan's autograph book is part of a growing collection from
the 1916-1923 period at Clare Museum. It represents individual experiences
of Clare people through their medals, weapons, banners, documents and
photographs. The autograph book was acquired by the museum in November
2014 and is the only item in the museum collection at this time with
a tangible link between County Clare and the Easter Rising. This Interpretive
Guide to the autograph book was researched and written by Dr Tomás
Mac Conmara and is an initiative of the Clare 1916 programme.
Prestige: The Story of Clare’s All-Ireland
Hurling Championship, 1914 (2015)
Written and researched by Dr Tomás MacConmara, this book was produced
in support of ‘High Prestige’ and exhibition commemorating
Clare’s first All-Ireland Hurling title in 1914. The publication
and the exhibition tells the story of Clare hurling team of that
year, and also explores what happened to the players and administrators
a result of the events commemorated during the Decade of Centenaries.
the People (2007)
Text panels from the 2007 exhibition to commemorate the life of Dr Brendan
O’Regan. Dr O’Regan was born in Sixmilebridge and was responsible
for the development of Shannon Airport, the Shannon Airport Industrial
Zone, the town of Shannon, a hotel management college and is the father
of Irish Heritage Tourism.
Text panels from the 2006 exhibition to celebrate the Clare Embroidery
School founded in 1895 by Florence Vere O’Brien. The Clare Embroidery
collection of patterns, designs, threads and various aprons, dresses,
cushion covers etc were subsequently donated to Clare Museum in 2017.
There To Here (2005)
Text panels from the 2005 exhibition to mark the life and achievements
of Dr Patrick Hillery of Miltown Malbay, the seventh President of Ireland.