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Cloughjordan Honours Thomas MacDonagh 2021

Posted on 22 Apr 2021 | 0 Comments

Presented by Cloughjordan Heritage Group All events presented free online 1st and 2nd May and 3rd June. May 1st – Saturday at 8 pm Michael […]

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Musical Legacy of the MacDonagh Family

Posted on 24 Feb 2021 | 0 Comments

The home of the MacDonagh family, with Joseph and Mary Louise and their six children, nurtured fine qualities and many talents. Perhaps the gift of […]

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Lahorna De Wets-Tipperary senior hurling champions 1902

Posted on 08 Feb 2021 | 0 Comments

Lahorna De Wets hurling club were the predecessors of Kilruane MacDonaghs club in the parish of Cloughjordan. They were founded in 1900 and named after […]

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The first day of February

Posted on 01 Feb 2021 | 0 Comments

February begins with a celebration – Spring has arrived! The early Irish church dedicated the day to ‘Muire na nGael’, bestowing the honour of that […]

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Centenary of Fatal Shooting of James Devanney

Posted on 23 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments

James Devanney an IRA Active Service Unit member was fatally wounded on January 26th 1921 near O’Meara’s pub in Kilruane. James from Pallas, Toomevara was […]

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Cloughjordan Famine Victims

Posted on 13 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments

On the 15th January 1848 a child William Quirke aged 4 years died from starvation in a roadside hut at Bantiss, Cloughjordan. He was the […]

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Joe MacDonagh Remembered

Posted on 10 Jan 2021 | 0 Comments
Candles placed at the entrance to the 1916 Memorial Garden in Cloughjordan

This photo was taken on the evening of Christmas Day at the entrance to the 1916 Memorial Garden in Cloughjordan. Members of the Cloughjordan Heritage […]

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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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