Fáilte chuig suíomh idirlín Mhuintir an Chláir, Baile Átha Cliath. Welcome to the Clare Association, Dublin website.

Our aims are to bring Clare people in the capital together, to create links with Clare people further afield and to render, where possible, aid and co-operation to worthy undertakings, objects and causes in or associated with Co. Clare.  The highlight of our year is the Clare Person of the Year Award which is presented at our annual dinner dance.

 Clareperson of the Year 2018

The Clare Association Dublin is pleased to announce that  John Burke, hotelier, mountaineer and charity activist has been awarded  the 2018 Clare Person of the Year. The announcement was made in O'Shea's Merchant Hotel & Restaurant at 12 Lower Bridge Street, Dublin 8 (Merchant's Quay) at 8 p.m. on Tuesday 5th December. Also on the evening the launch of The Clare Association Dublin 2018 Yearbook took place  in conjunction with a presentation of a cheque  to the West Clare Cancer Centre arising from  the proceeds from the association's recent charity walk.

John Burke is being recognised for his achievement in becoming the first Clare person to climb Mount Everest and for his efforts to promote and provide mental health wellness programmes for young people through his charity Elevate. He will be formally awarded his accolade at the Association’s Annual Dinner Dance to be held in the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin on Saturday, 28th April 2018. Tickets are priced €50 and are available from any committee member of the Association or by emailing: info@clareassociationdublin.ie        All welcome



Muintir an Chláir - Clare Association Dublin Yearbook 2018

This year's bumper yearbook contains thirty-five articles and features collected to inform, inspire and showcase aspects of history, sport, literature, business, tourism, folklore, music and achievements relating to County Clare.

Relive the excitement of Clare’s historic 1992 Munster Football Final victory with an evocative feature recalling the pride and celebrationsthat ensued……… Mike Hanrahan recalls the ‘good times, fun times, exciting and momentous times’ in forty years of Stocktons Wing..…… a specially commissioned review of the debut CD of the 2017 TG4 Young Musician of theYear………..review the remarkable life and achievements of the pioneering Dr. Brendan O’Regan………. reflect on the poignant issues faced by emigrants past and present……….observe a moment for those who perished in the Great Famine of 1845-52………learn of the astonishing Fanore School Case scandal……...re-examine the tragic shootings at Canada Cross, Miltown Malbay…….. commemorate the contribution of the Clare men involved in the pivotal hunger strikes of 1917……… explore the history and development of the Aillwee Cave and Birds of Prey Centre……… recall the historic first ever summit ascent of Mount Everest by a Clare person..…… remember the most successful ever Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Inis and a preview the Fleadh Cheoil na Mumham coming to Inis in 2018…..…….

All of this and much more in this year’s bumper Clare Association Yearbook, (paperback, 112 pages),  is now available in your local Clare newsagent or from any Easons store in Clare, Limerick, Galway, Dublin and nationwide.  A perfect gift for loved ones at home & abroad.

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