Archive acquisitions 2012

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OaC wish to thank all the people who have donated material to our archive. Cataloguing this material is in progress and we hope to make much of it available, in due course, on our online archive. Some of the major contributors prior to that time are listed at the foot..

Date Donor Category Item Status
  Pat Mitchell Photo Copy photos used in his Lecture Willie Clancy, The Man & His Music at WCSS 2012  
  Pat Mitchell Audio Copy audio used in his Lecture Willie Clancy, The Man & His Music at WCSS 2012  
  WCSS Audio Recordings of all Audio at the Community Hall - WCSS 2012  
  WCSS Video Video recordings of all events at The Community Hall, Miltown Malbay  
  WCSS Photos Photos of most performers at Community Hall, Miltown Malbay  
  Matt Purcell Audio Recordings of WCSS 2012 Recitals at The Mill Marquee  
  Jim Carroll & Pat Makenzie Video Súil Eile, Brendan Behan.
River of Sound
  Peter Laban Photo Photos of performers at WCSS 2012  
    Photo Photos of unveiling of Willie Clancy Bronze Bust, At Community Centre & Áras OAC, Miltown Malbay  
  Shane Gilmore Photo Photos of Willie Clancy  
    Document Govt correspondence re claims from Miltown people whose houses were damaged by Black & Tans 1921  
    Documents Drawings of proposed reconstruction of Miltown RIC barracks 1928  
    Documents Papers from the National Archives re the famine in Miltown Malbay  
  Cyril Jones Documents Kathleen Jones headline copybook, 1909  
    Documents Miltown Malbay Farmers Annual 1956  
    Documents Depositions etc concerning a dispute between Miltown /Ennistymon Magistrates 1852  
    Documents Article on the Natural History of the Clare Coast, 1963  
    Document Summary of the O Halloran Commonplace Book, Bunratty, 1743-44  
    Book (pdf) Calendar of Documents relating to Ireland, 1171 - 1251  
  Margaret Gallery Document Index to the Kelly- Kenny papers in the Jesuit Archive, Dublin  
  OKS Audio Jim Carroll & Pat Makenzie at OKS June 2012 - Around the Hills of Clare  
  John  O Flaherty Audio Collection of recordings on  traditional Animal Cures etc. 2012:
James Ironside
Catherine Talty
Francie Kennelly
Michael Joe McMahon
Paddy Pyne
  Cyril Jones Book

Copy extracts from the Banner 1996:
3 Brave Blacksmiths
Darlin' Girl from Clare song.
Joanie Madden
Lovely Old Miltown
Martin Talty
Milford Ceili Band
Laichtín Naofa Ceili Band.
Willie Clancy.

  Tim Dennehy/Kathleen McCreevy Audio Reel to reel tape of Paddy Killoran recordings etc  
Apr- Aug   Audio E.C. Radio Documentary on Camoge Ferry Disaster 1849 Catalogued
  OKS Audio Fogarty Lecture on Clare Gaeltacht - Feb 2012 Catalogued
  Jim Carroll Audio A sample Cd of 40 flute styles, compiled by Séamus Mac Mathúna Catalogued
  Angela Galligan Audio 30 cassettes from the Galligan Collection (Crusheen Folk Club - Highway Inn) Digitised and catalogued List here
  OKS Audio Collins Lecture Jan. 2012 - Notes or Narratives Catalogued
  Martin Hayes Audio CD Shores of Lough Graney Catalogued
    Audio CD Ceolta Mhuscraí Catalogued

Doonsallagh Leconfield House
Finnvarra Martello Tower
Finnvarra O Dalaigh Monument
Irish Shop sign O Lochlainn
Leyden House Ennis Road
O Neill House Ennis Road
Paddy Hannrahan
Photos of Miltown
Station House Miltown
Photo Gaelic League.tif
Dick & Catriona White 1901.jpg
Francie Kenneally etc.tif
Irish Volunteers membership card.tif
Kilard holy well.tif
Miltown Volunteers.tif
Richard & Catherine White, 1901.jpg
Terrys Mills, Dough 19-TOs.jpg
Transatlantic Air-race 1934,png
Donal Garrihy Internet slide Show
Dun Áilinne
Glasnevin Round Tower
Grange Fertagh Round Tower
kilcullen Round Tower
Lynch Family with IRA Flag
Mathew Lynch
Clare Pilgrimage
0 hAodha house Ennis Road
0 hAodha map restored
OaC art exhibition launch 2010
Paddy Pyne at Aras OaC
Remembering T. O hAodha 27-1-2012
Catriona McHale & Mathew Staunton Clare C...
Tommy Keane play guitar, Tim dennehy, Terry Wilson
Aughrim Slopes CB.jpg
Boyle De Barra, Dennehy in Conways .jpg
Chieftains 1960s.jpg
Clancy Brothers 1960s.jpg
Dubliners &Pete Seeger 1966.jpg
Frank Custy, Paddy Hynes, Chris Droney.jpg
L O Flynn at S Ennis funeral.jpg
M O'R at AIB awards 1993.tif
M O'R at AIB awards.tif
Muiris O Rochain, from CC.jpg
Musicians at Wren Boy Dance 1962.jpg
Photo Boru, Corry.O Brien, O Loughlin, O Coigligh.jpg
Pipers Bettystown 1968.jpg
Tommy McCarthy by C Kingcome.jpg
Willie Clancy photo Bettystown 1968.jpg

    Document Growth of a Family Business Essay by Sinead Jones Catalogued
  Petworth House Archive Document Letters Patent & Papal Bull 1555  
  Nat. Library Document James McClancy, Cloonbony, family genealogical notes. c1897 Catalogued
  Cyril Jones Document Drawings for propposed Mission Hall, Miltown 1911 Catalogued
  Cyril Jones Document Article on WW2 Aicraft Catalogued
  Cyril Jones & Mrs O Sullivan Document Notes on the HIstory of Christ Church, Spanish Point Catalogued
    Document Article O Chevalier O Gorman, from Studies, An Irish Quarterly Review, 1941 Catalogued
  Clare Roots Soc E Journal Newsletter 2011  
  Patrick O Leary Supplement Irish Independent commemoration of Deat h Of De Valera  
  Cyril Jones Supplements Irish Independent, Rolling Back The Years, Men of Aran, Irish Folk Revival , 1960s  
  Jim Carroll Article Frank McNally on Traditional music. 2012  
  Donal Garrihy Article Genealogy of the People of Kilmurry Ibrickane - Draft 2  
    Article The Old Green White & Gold, by Matt Lynch 2012  
    Article Military Activity in Clare, Cork Ex. 1921  
    Document Text of petition for monument to Fr. McCormack, Mullagh  
  Jim Carroll Video By Word of Mouth, story-telling series Channel 4, 1989  
  Jim Carroll Video 'Old Ireland' Farm Mechanisation, Galway 1900s  
  CCE Ennis Video Recording of Paddy Berry Award Singing Session at Fleadh Nua 2012  
  CCE Ennis Video Recording of Seamus MacMathúna Award singing session at Fleadh Nua 2012  
March Peter Laban Audio List here Catalogued
  Peter Laban Photos above link for list Catalogued
  Peter Laban Video above link for list Catalogued
  Pat Joe O Leary Book The Little Ark; The Story of a People's Fight for the Faith (copy) catalogued
  Pat Joe O Leary Book Fr Michael Meehan and  The Little Ark of Kilbaha, Fr. Ignatius Murphy (copy) catalogued
  John & Maureen Duane DvD Proceedings of the 'Remembering Tomás O hAodha ' weekend at Áras OaC catalogued
  John & Maureen Duane Photos Proceedings of the 'Remembering Tomás O hAodha ' weekend at Áras OaC Catalogued
Feb   Audio CD Ceolta Mhúscrai, Songs of Muskerry, Gael Linn  (Diarmuid Ó Suilleabháin, Sean Ó Liatháin, Máire Ní Cheocháin, Seán Ó Riada, Seán Ó Síocháin) catalogued
    Audio Cd Scottish Ballads - Various performers catalogued
  Peter Laban Photographs 50 photos from the Noel Hill Masterclasses 4th February 2012  
  Catherine Talty Document A concertina students notebook from the 1920s?  
  Pádraig O Reilly Photos 4 photos of Michael Falsey playing pipes  
    Book Brigh an Órain, A Story in Every Song - Lauchie Mac Lellan Catalogued
  Jane Flynn Photographs Copy of a collection of c300 photos from Miltown and the USA Catalogued
  Pat Joe O Leary Document A poem on the drowning at Kilkee in 1910, from the internet  
  Pat Joe O Leary DVD Light the Fire - produced by the West Clare Community Services Programme  
  Jim Carroll DVD Reeling In The Years at Comerfords, Doonbeg, singing  
  Cyril Jones Photographs List here  
January   Book County Clare Role of Honour - listing of Clare Reps in Dáil, Seanad, & Co. Council Catalogued
    Journal The Living Tradition Issue 90 Catalogued
    Book Clare GAA Yearbook 2011 Catalogued
  David Fitzgerald Journal Dal gCais 1991 Catalogued
    Journal An Píobaire Vol 4 No. 44 Feb. 2008 Catalogued
  Claire Keville, Clare FM Audio Copy of interview with Muiris O Rócháin. (restricted) Catalogued
  Laichtín Naofa CCE Journal Treoir Vol 43 No 3 2011 Catalogued
    Photo Miltown, National BAnk & Ennis Road, -Lawrence/French Catalogued
    Book Free Spiprits, Fegan/O Connell 2011 Catalogued
  Joe Burke Document Article on Working Horses Catalogued
    Book An Fheadóg Mhór, Irish traditional Flute Technique, Ó Grada Catalogued
  Harry Hughes Press cutting Monreal Ambush, Clare Champ. 22-1-1982 Catalogued
  Harry Hughes Document Story of Rineen Ambush, An Cosantóir 23-5-1941 Catalogued
  Mary Halloran Document Copy of evidence of Edw Lynch to Bureau of Military History Catalogued
    Book Families of Kilmaley Parish, A 200 Year Review, Mayer, 2011 Catalogued
  Parochial office Booklet Parish of St Joseph, Miltown Malbay, Directory Catalogued
    Postcards Set of 6 Clare postcards 2011 Catalogued
  Jim Carroll Memorabilia Print of Tommy McCarthy Postcard Catalogued
    Book Companion to Irish Traditional Music, Vallely, 2nd edition Catalogued
  James O Friel Book The Hills of Clare and Other Verses, O hAodha, 1935 Catalogued
    Book Seabhac na Ceathramhan Caoile, O hAodha, 1906 Catalogued
    DVD "Home By The Sea - A Beacon of Hope", Centenary Celebrations, Star of the Sea Church, Quilty Catalogued
    Journal Bealoideas, Vol 79, 2011 Catalogued
  Cora O Grady Book Love Poems of the Irish, Lucy, 1967 Catalogued
    Journal Clare Association Yearbook, 2012 Catalogued
  Cyril Jones Newspapers Irish Independent, 10 supplements, "Rolling Back The Years" Catalogued
  Catriona & Dan McHale Manuscript Tomás O hAodh, teachers notebook, as principal, St Gabriel's Schools, Aughrim Street, 1913 - 1914  
  NUIG Book Copy of An Figheadóir, O hAodha, N.D.  
  NUIG Book Copy of An Gioblachán, Finnsgéal Nua-dhéanta ag Tomás O hAodha, 1903  
  NUIG Book Copy of An Salfáthóir Gaedhealach, O hAodha, 1922  
  NUIG Book An Scrabhadóír, A play by Tomás O hAodha, 1909  
  Pádraig O Reilly Video Lecture by Dr. Mathew Staunton 'Putting the Irish Language on the Map - Tomás O hAodha in Context" View it here


  Triona & Dan McHale Photo RIchard and Catherine White, 1901. Catherine was a sister of Tomás O hAodha  
  From the web Book Cainnt Scoile, School Talk, Irish - English Conversation Book, O hAodha, 1904  
  Dr. Mathew Staunton Map Copy (from atlas?) of Tomás O hAodha's Map of Ireland in Irish  
  Dr Mathew Staunton Press cutting I. Times 16-12-1908 announcing publication of irish Language map by Fallons  
  JIm Carroll Audio

The Musical Heritage of Mrs Crotty, Lecture by Michael Tubridy to
Willie Clancy Summer School 1989

  Jim Carroll Audio Recordings of Nora Butler at Tulla Festival Song Workshop Sept. 09  
  Tony Kearns Photos 4 photos of Michael Falsey, 2010  
  Tony Kearns Photos 19 photos from  OaC art exhibition launch 2010  
  Maureen Egan Document Genealogy of the O hAodha,Hayes, Egan, etc families  
  John & Maureen Duane Document Genealogical notes of the O hAodha family  
  Padraig O Reilly Photographs From the launch of the O hAodha map, 27th January 2012


  Pat Joe O Leary Book Dr Patrick Hillery, Biography, Walsh Catalogued
  Pat Joe O Leary Book The Irish War, Tony Geraghty Catalogued
  Cyril Jones Newspaper cuttings list here  
  Cyril Jones Documents Drawings & Spec for proposed new Mission Hall in Miltown