Thomas MacDonagh Weekend 2018

The legacy of Thomas MacDonagh was honoured in Cloughjordan during the annual May bank holiday weekend through reflection on the Irish language, the Gaelic revival and Joe MacDonagh and the 1918 general election. The opening night belonged to the pupils of Cloughjordan No. 1 and St Michael’s National Schools. Their project on Cloughjordan’s story of […]

Thomas MacDonagh Weekend 2017

Muriel & Barbara

Cloughjordan Honours Thomas MacDonagh This year the Cloughjordan Heritage Group especially honours the memory of Muriel Gifford MacDonagh who tragically died on 9th July 1917. Muriel had been an activist in her own right, distributing food in the 1913 Lockout and a member of Inghinidhe na hÉireann. Three of her sisters were involved in the Easter Rising: Nellie was in […]

Latest programme details for MacDonagh Weekend

Join us in Cloughjordan over the May Bank Holiday weekend when Cloughjordan Honours MacDonagh one hundred years on. MacDonagh Weekend 2016 – Programme Events include those listed below and many more. For details, dates and times, click on the programme link above. Mamó’ A drama written and performed by Isolde Ó Brolcháin and devised and […]