Mid Clare Brigade Members

Mid-Clare Brigade Officers. Officers of the Mid-Clare brigade photographed at Kilfenora, 1921. (L-R) Back Row: Andrew O'Donoghue o/c 5th Battalion; Sean McNamara; JJ Clohessy; Seamus Hennessy. Front Row: Frank Barrett; Peadar O'Loughlin; Ignatius O'Neill. Clare Libraries Photographic Archive

The Decade of Centenaries is a commemorative programme covering the tumultuous years leading from the Third Home Rule Bill in 1912 to the formation of an independent Irish State in 1922, the end of the Civil War and the separation of Northern Ireland.

History Week 2020 – Online Series

Decade of Centenaries Project Awards 2020

  • Inis Cathaigh Kilrush ComhaltasRemembrance through Music and Song
  • Lissycasey 1920 Remembrance Day
  • Connolly Commemoration Bookleton death of Charles Lynch and surrounding events.
  • Clarecastle & Ballyea Heritage and Wildlife Group. Clarecastle Protestant Churchdestroyed by fire in April 1920.
  • Mid Clare Brigade Commemoration Programme of events includes Martin Devitt Commemoration on 23rd February 2020.
  • Ruan/Dysart History Group commemoration of raid on Ruan Barracks in October 2020.
  • East Clare Memorial Committee commemoration of Scariff Martyrsin November 2020
  • Dúchas na Sionnacommemoration of incarceration of Brig Gen Lucas in August 2020
  • Whitegate Community Council commemoration of Scariff Martyrs at Williamstown in November 2020
  • Feakle Ambush Commemorative Committee lecture and booklet for October 2020
  • Rineen Reprisals– a documentary by Clare FM broadcast on 22 September 2020

Details of national Decade of Centenaries events can be found at www.decadeofcentenaries.com

Contact: decadeofcentenaries@clarecoco.ie

Local Authorities oversee the Community Strand of the national Decade of Centenaries programme funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. Funding is provided to each Local Authority to develop a programme of commemorative events. The Community Strand encourages a collaborative approach between the State, local authority network and community organisations.