Riches of Clare Exhibition - Faith collect, preserve, interpret and display the material culture relating to the history of County Clare, both in the museum building and online,
as an educational resource and a socially inclusive cultural service for the people of Clare and visiting tourists.

Atmosphere Shot of the Faith Section

Reminders of the strong faith held by generations of Clare people can be seen all over the county. This section treats the influence of Christianity in all aspects of life in Clare. It takes the visitor from the early Christian period with the excavations at Inis Cealtra through to the Sisters of Mercy congregation who occupied the museum building until recent years.


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Processional Cross Holder 2000.303

Nihil Chalice 2000.276 / Fr. Fogarty Chalice 2000.214

Letter from Daniel O'Connell 2000.190

Reliquary 2000.218
  Catholic Emancipation Centenary Pin  2000.111
Wooden Statue 2000.265
Catholic Emancipation Centenary Pin  2000.110
Fr Mathew Temperance Medal 2000.318
  O’Gorman-Mahon Gun  2000.27
Erasmus Smith College Medals 1888 2000.92-93
Ancient Order of Hibernians Sash 2000.165
Letters from Daniel O'Connell 2000.189
  Church Slate, 2000.197
Breviary, Ref: 2000.216
Rosary Beads, Ref: 2000.25