Clare Association Yearbook

First published in 1979, the Clare Association Yearbook contains news of the Association's activities as well as articles on aspects of history, sport, literature, folklore and music which relate to County Clare.

Mr. Eoin Shanahan  launched the Clare Association Dublin Year Book 2017 in O'Shea's Merchant Hotel, Merchants' Quay, Dublin on November 7th, 2015. The Yearbook 2017 is  available for purchase from Easons nationwide, from any newsagent in County Clare, or from any committee member.

The contents of the 2017 yearbook include: The Journey Homeward by Michael Maloney; Arrest in Ennistymon by Mick O'Connor; Friends and Supporters of Clare GAA, Dublin by Pat Nihill; 19th Century Kilmurry-MacMahon by Br Seán MacMahon; Book Review: Out of Darkness: the Blind Piper of Inagh by Séan Ó Laoire; Peaceful Coromroe by Chris Droney; The Hurlers of Kilcorney by Mathew Bermingham; Kilkee: Home and Away by Paddy McDonnell; Hurlers and Footballers bring League honours to Clare by Séamus Hayes; Clune, Patrick Joseph (1864-1935) by D.F. Burke; The Redmond Cup by John Reidy; The late Paddy Sheehan, MSC remembered by Tony Mulvey; The Railway Children by Mary Vaughan; Clare Armada Search by John J. Treacy; The formative years of the Kilrush Races 1969-1890 by Dr Paul Paul O'Brien; Photographs from the Fleadh Mór, 1916 in Ennis by John Kelly; The Fleadh down in Ennis by Robbie MacMahon

Also included are reports on the association's activities during the past year including an account of the annual dinner dance when Willie Keane was the recipient  of the  Clare Person of the Year Award.

 *Eoin Shanahan's 2016 article ; 'The Shooting of Tom Shannon, forgotten hero of the War of Independence in West Clare' is avaiable for download by clicking on the hyperlink.


 Please find below a selection of back issues  of Clare Association Yearbooks. A pdf copy of each issue can be downloaded by clicking on the image.

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