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Archive for 2020

Hunger Striker, Joe MacDonagh TD, died on Christmas Day 1922

Posted on 21 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments
Photograph of Joe MacDonagh

Joe MacDonagh died on Christmas Day 1922 from the effects of a burst appendix that he suffered while on hunger strike in Mountjoy Jail. He […]

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Joseph MacDonagh’s Irish Revolution by Gerard Shannon

Posted on 21 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments

Gerard Shannon will be giving a lecture tonight on Joesph MacDonagh, Thomas MacDonagh’s younger brother, who died on Christmas day, 1922. Joseph’s accomplishments in the […]

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Museum Appeal

Posted on 12 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments

Following all Covid-19 protocols we were delighted to re-open and once again welcome visitors but within reduced opening hours. Our prolonged closure and limited visitor […]

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Photographs by Andy Whelan 2020

Posted on 01 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments

The following photographs can be bought at a special low price of €100 Please call 087 394 6862 if you are interested.

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MacDonagh Museum Re-opens

Posted on 01 Dec 2020 | 0 Comments

The Thomas MacDonagh Museum is open from 4th December to welcome visitors. Our team of volunteer staff has completed approved training and all Covid-19 protocols […]

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Centenary of fatal shooting in Cloughjordan

Posted on 02 Nov 2020 | 0 Comments

The centenary of the fatal shooting of Constable William Maxwell of the RIC in Tooher’s Hotel, Cloughjordan, occurs on November 2nd. Constable Maxwell along with […]

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS…

Posted on 18 Oct 2020 | 0 Comments

MUSEUM STATUS Despite the restrictions due to Covid-19, the management at the Thomas MacDonagh Museum has been busy behind the scenes. In spite of closures […]

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Cloughjordan Heritage Week Programme

Posted on 16 Aug 2020 | 0 Comments

To celebrate our natural heritage, there are two nature walks planned – one hosted by Cloughjordan Naturalists Field Club (Tuesday 18 August at 7.30pm) at […]

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Reopening

Posted on 21 Jul 2020 | 0 Comments

The Thomas MacDonagh Museum is prepared and ready to reopen at the August weekend; Friday 31 July, Saturday 1st, Sunday 2 and, on bank holiday […]

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