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Hennessy Mid-Clare Collection

The Hennessy Mid-Clare Collection centres on Séamus Hennessy of Cloneyogan, Moy, Lahinch. Séamus was an active member of the Irish Volunteers and the 4th Battalion Mid-Clare Brigade, IRA during the War of Independence and Civil War, rising to the position of Commandant. The collection includes early photos of the people of the Moy area and members of the 4th Battalion during the War of Independence and later. It also includes photos of the ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ airplane which crash-landed in Cloneyogan in 1934. The collection was assembled and donated to Clare County Library by Colin Hennessy.

Hennessy Mid-Clare Photographs


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