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Tá an t-eolas agus na grianghraif thíos curtha ar fáil dúinn le cead ó láithreán gréasáin Rosaleen Fallon do Cluain Eamhain

Gearrchuntas

  • 535 A.D: Monastery founded
  • 1089 A.D:Monastery sacked by the O'Briens of Munster
  • 1749: Synge's Census shows a population of about 60.
  • c.1825: Church was built. It is now a community centre.
  • 1823-1828: Tithe Applotment lists were compiled for area. Tithes were payable to the Incorporated Society for the upkeep of schools of the Established Church.
  • 1841-1851: Population dropped from 909 to 585 between these years. This decrease was mainly as a result of evictions following the Famine (1845-1848)
  • 1848-1852: Evictions by William Pidgeon, agent for the landlord, for non payment of rent due to hardship suffered during Famine years. Many families went to North America. Fares to Quebec were paid for by the Landlord, Lady Jane Johnstone of Belfast.
  • 1859: First National School built.
  • 1885: Branch of Irish National League (formerly Irish Land League) established.
  • c.1890: Clonown GAA club was founded.
  • 1919-1921: War of Independence. Some local involvement.
  • 1954: Severe flooding of the Shannon. Many houses were flooded. Afterwards families were relocated by the Land Commisssion.
  • 1967: Present church opened.

Tionscail ar an am atá thart

Faigh amach níos mó faoi línéadach a dhéanamh, prátaí ag fás agus bríce a dhéanamh - tionscal dteachín i gCluain Eamhain.

Ainmneacha Teaghlaigh Comhchoiteanna i gCluain Eamhain

Ceannairí na teaghlaigh atá liostaithe i nDaonáireamh 1901.

An Ghaeilge i gCluain Eamhain

Súil ar meath na Gaeilge mar theanga labhartha sa cheantar agus liosta de na focail Gaeilge fós in úsáid go coitianta.


Brice a dhéanamh


Site of a brick kiln


Brick mould


Local bricks in walls of Cornafulla School built in 1839