Riches of Clare Exhibition - Faith

...to collect, preserve, interpret and display the material culture relating to the history of County Clare, both in the museum building and online,
as an educational resource and a socially inclusive cultural service for the people of Clare and visiting tourists.



Letter from Daniel O'Connell

19th Century political leader Daniel O'Connell is famous for his role in winning Catholic Emancipation in 1829, and also his opposition to the Act of Union. The letter dated 17 June 1828 is addressed to Andrew Stackpool seeking his support in the forthcoming election. Stackpool inherited estates in Lifford and Ballyalla, and was a prominent establishment figure in the Ennis area.

O'Connell's Letter
Clare Champion, Friday, July 25, 2003

Ref: 2000.190

Letter from Daniel O'Connell 2000.190
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