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Clonroad Fairs


Origins and Site

Advent of Modern Fairs

Fairs in the Eighteenth Century

‘Moylan’s Fair’

Out-Right Purchase of Fair

Last Fairs of Clonroad


For many centuries the largest and best-attended livestock fairs in county Clare were held on the green of Clonroad, Ennis. In this article, Brian Ó Dálaigh recalls the great assemblies of men and animals that once congregated at Clonroad and investigates how the livestock trade of previous centuries was conducted.

Article courtesy Brian Ó Dálaigh

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