The personal diaries of Frances Hetty Ievers (1876 -1959) are a collection of thirteen diaries covering a period of time from 1907-1934. The diaries contain snippets of information, newspaper cuttings, and letters relating to daily/weekly events at Mount Ievers Court, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare, and Glenduff Castle estate (burned during the Irish Civil War) in Co. Limerick.

A curated selection of diaries, photographs and related ephemera, from both the Butler and Ievers diaries, will be on display at the Sixmilebridge Library from May 22nd until June 4th, 2024. On Thursday evening, May 23rd, starting at 6:30 pm, the Sixmilebridge Historical Society, in cooperation with County Clare Libraries, will be hosting a free launch event for the Butler and Ievers exhibition.

Guest speakers include:

Grant Miocevich (via pre-recorded video)Ciara Fahy – County Clare Archivist

Michael Talty – Local Studies Centre, Clare Libraries, Ennis

Karen Ievers – Sixmilebridge Historical Society

Michael McNamara – Local historian and President of Sixmilebridge Historical Society

6.30 – 7.00pm – Refreshments & Exhibition viewing
7.00 – 8.00pm – Guest Speakers

Event information

This is a free event.

Booking is essential.

Dates and times

There are no forthcoming dates for this event.