Jackie Clarke Collection, Ballina

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The Collection:

It is the most important private collection of Irish history material in public hands, comprising over 100,000 items spanning 400 years. It includes artefacts associated with Theobald Wolfe Tone; letters from Michael Collins, Douglas Hyde, Michael Davitt and O’Donovan Rossa. It also contains rare books, proclamations, posters, political cartoons, pamphlets, handbills, works by Sir John Lavery, maps, hunger strike material and personal items from Leaders of the 1916 Rising.
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  • I found Mr Jackie Clarke’s Collection so very interesting, and poignant. It gave a detailed record of the Irish people’s struggle for independence from his personal and family perspective. I found it ...  more »
  • I visited the Jackie Clarke centre and found it to be interesting and informative .The staff were welcoming and introduced us to the collection .The tour started with a 7 minute film about Jack Ckarke...  more »
  • This collection was a complete surprise in a relatively small town like Ballina. The collection which was built up over many years is a wonderful assortment of photographs, documents & artefacts from ...  more »
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  • Amazing collection of historic documents in one place with the Original Proclamations the stars of the show. A must see when in North Mayo.
  • Very informative. Lots of material. Nice view on the past.
  • Interesting won't take long to see all memorabilia. Lovely garden lots of interesting displays.
  • One of the most interesting places you probably ever go to
  • The Jackie Clarke Museum is a must see. Like stepping back into history.
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