Riches of Clare Exhibition - Water

...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.



Chamberlain Pen

The Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1938 ended the Economic War between Éire and Great Britain.

In addition, the treaty also saw the return of the Naval bases at Cobh, Bearhaven, and Lough Swilly to Éire. These “Treaty Ports”, retained by Britain in the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty, helped this country to remain neutral during the Second World War.

This pen was used by British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to sign the 1938 Treaty and was presented to Eamon de Valera during the ceremony.

Ref: 2000.89

Chamberlain Pen 2000.89
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