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Jackie Clarke Collection, Co Mayo

Jackie Clarke Collection, Co Mayo

Jackie Clarke Collection – Co Mayo
When local historian Jackie Clarke passed away, archivists were amazed when they stepped inside his “secret” room where they uncovered an original proclamation from Ireland’s War for Independence, the cockade worn by Wolfe Tone… with documentation, as well as thousands of priceless books and letters and documents. These items are now part of a permanent exhibit in Ballina.

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