Cliffs of Moher

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A Fortnight in Lisdoonvarna – 1887

Supplement to the Cork Examiner 8th October, 1887 This beautiful and favourite health resort, which deserves to be better known than it really is, has, since the opening of the West Clare Railway, become much more easy of access, as the station at Ennistymon is only seven miles from the Spa. In the old days … Continue reading

The West’s awake – 1848

The Daily Crescent, 7th September, 1848 p1 The west of County Clare, including Kilrush, Kilkee, Carrigaholt and Baltard was instantaneously lighted up on Thursday night with signal fires, which flashed from every eminence and illuminated the horizon as far as the brightest eye could discern an object. The exact cause of this telegraphic manifestation, which … Continue reading

Mr Humphries – 1938

Irish Examiner 13th September, 1938 p.2   Mr Rd. Humphries of Cork, who recently exported ten tons of stone from Blarney for the purposes of the organisers of the World Fair at San Francisco, America, was on a visit to Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, during the weekend.  In an interview, he stated that an additional ten … Continue reading

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

County Clare – 1898

Kildare Observer 22nd January, 1898 p10 Acrostic on County Clare by Mrs Maunsell – Christmas 1897 Can we fitly sing the praises of our native Clare Ocean washed, and verdure coated, hills and lakes and valleys fair, Under trees whose spreading branches ferns flourish, flowers blow; Now we see wild rocky stretches, Shannon ripple, Fergus … Continue reading

Cliffs of Moher – 1856

Bendigo Advertiser 8th April. 1856 p3 A public subscription is being raised by the inhabitants of Clare, for the erection of a monument in honour of Cornelius O’Brien, M.P. on the celebrated Cliffs of Moher, which he has so elegantly improved and arranged for the convenience of tourists.

Cliffs of Moher – 1918

The Advertiser 30th May, 1918 LATEST CABLE NEWS MAROONED (abridged) The Cork correspondent of the “Daily Chronicle” gives details of the arrest of a man who was put ashore from a German submarine and who is now in the Tower of London awaiting a court martial. On April 13 near the cliffs of Moher, County Clare … Continue reading

Wreck of the Magpie – Cliffs of Moher – 1864

Freeman’s Journal 22nd June, 1864 p3 WRECK OF H.M. GUNBOAT MAGPIE. Galway, April 5. Yesterday morning I telegraphed to you the intelligence of an unfortunate accident to the screw gunboat Magpie (2) ; and since then, the additional particulars I have gained are of little importance, expect that she did not float last night, as … Continue reading

The Sea Eagle – 1842

The Cornwall Chronicle 11th June 1842 THE SEA EAGLE (abridged) The process of catching birds on the Cliffs of Moher goes on to a great extent in the summer months. It is often attended with great danger. To defend themselves against the formidable sea eagles the men carry long knives. Some six or eight years … Continue reading

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