Dr. Patrick Hillery Collection

Dr Patrick Hillery, from Spanish Point, served as
President of Ireland from 1976-1990. The artefacts
listed here were donated to the museum in
instalments since 2000 and consist of souvenirs of
state visits, gifts from Irish community groups, and
personal ephemera. Some of these also featured
in the temporary exhibition From There to Here:
the state visits of the Hillery Presidency.



Registration No. Object Provenance
2000.277 Maori Tribal Club New Zealand
2000.278 Nantucket Cookie Jar Washington, USA
2002:55 Painting of Kilfenora Cathedral Kilfenora
2002:56 Painting of Quin Abbey unknown
2002:57 St Brigids Cross Dundalk, County Louth
2002:58 Painting Kilrush
2002:59 Hillery Coat of Arms Nenagh, County Tipperary
2002:60 Honorary Life Membership, Kilrush Golf and Sports Club Kilrush
2002:61 Plaque, Martin Devitt Memorial Committee County Clare
2002:62 Photograph of the "Duck Inn" Sixmilebridge
2002:63 Plaque Kilkee
2002:64 Painting of Kilrush Marina Kilrush
2002:65 Farewell Address Killaloe
2002:66 Print of the Custom House Dublin
2002:67 Colour photograph of a sunset unknown
2002:68 Aerial photograph Shannon
2002:69 Photograph of Clerics with de Valera Dr Patrick Hillery unknown
2002:70 Watercolour, church scene unknown
2002:71 Photographs of the Burren County Clare
2002:72 Decorated Mirror Glencolumcille, County Donegal
2002:73 Decorated Plate unknown
2002:74 Royal Academy of Medicine of Ireland Medal Dublin
2002:75 Irish Decimal Coins, presentation box Dublin
2002:76 Decorated Jug, Daniel O'Connell Ennis
2002:77 Crystal Letter Opener Galway
2002:78 Decorated Plate Lullymore, County Kildare
2002:79 Handcut Crystal Dublin
2002:80 Handmade plate Unknown
2002:81 New York Worlds Fair Souvenir New York, USA
2002:82 Trophy, Ford European Conservation Awards Unknown
2002:83 Ceramic Plaque Unknown
2002:84 Dublin Crystal Vase Dublin
2002:85 Wood Carved Long Boat Ferrycarrig, County Wexford
2002:86 Plaque, Matt Talbot Community Dublin
2002:87 Slate Plaque, Holy Family, Aughrim Street Dublin
2002:88 Ceramic Plaque Clonakilty, County Cork
2002:89 Adare Manor Scroll Adare, County Limerick
2002:90 Cut Glass Bowl Unknown
2002:91 Photograph of the League of Nations United Nations, New York, USA
2002:92 Print Australia
2002:93 Replica of Telecom Tower Canberra, Australia
2002:94 Sapphire Australia
2002:95 Commemorative glasses and spoon Australia
2002:96 Wooden Carving Italy
2002:97 Tea Set Italy
2002:98 Anicent Medical Instruments Israel
2002:99 Paper Weight, presented by Ronald Reagan USA
2002:100 Ornamental basket of Strawberries USA
2002:101 Silver Ornament Tamil Nadu, India
2002:102 Decorated Silver Tray Dehli, India
2002:103 Model of a train Madras, India
2002:104 Plate from Hutt Valley Irish Society New Zealand
2002:105 Five Small plastic plates Japan
2002:106 Plaque Japan
2002:107 Scroll Japan
2002:108 Ceramic Plaque Japan
2002:109 Plate Italy
2002:110 Book from Bobbio Italy
2002:111 Ivory Hanled Fly-swat Africa

Presidential Gifts are a valuable archive Clare Champion, Friday, May 30, 2003