1929

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Cliffs of Moher – 1929

Irish Examiner 26th March, 1929 p8. (abridged) A plea for the preservation of the public right of access to the Cliffs of Moher, one of Clare’s most famous tourist sights, was made by Mr. P.McGuire and Mr. P. Burke, Lisdoonvarna, to the Clare County Council.  They pointed out that the land leading to the cliffs … Continue reading

Fox Film at the Claddagh – 1929

Irish Examiner 25th September, 1929 p.8 Members of the Fox Film Company visited St. Nicholas’s School, Claddagh, Galway today and filmed scenes for a “talkie” of Irish life in which Count John McCormack plays the principal role. Count McCormack himself visited Galway last week and selected this school as the most suitable for the purpose … Continue reading

Burren Barracks protest – 1929

Connacht Tribune 1909-current, 02.03.1929, page 7 Poteen running Over one hundred and fifty signatures, headed by that of the parish priest, have been appended to a petition of protest against the proposed removal of the civic guards’ barracks from New Quay, County Clare. The petition has been forwarded to the Chief Commissioner and is as … Continue reading

Killaloe – 1929

Evening Post Vol CVIII Issue 108 2nd November 1929 (abridged) AN ISLAND GOES. Friar’s Island, Killaloe, where eight centuries ago the pious monks of St. Lua’s Oratory preached Christianity to the Irish, will soon be a memory that has sunk beneath many waters. The waters are those of the Shannon, which will rise to cover … Continue reading

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