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Dal gCais 1 (1972)

O Rochain, Muiris: Dal gCais: its origins, 7.

O'Dea, Seamus: Henry Blake, 8-9

O Rochain, Muiris: Brian Merriman, 11-17.

Heinrichs, Joe & Hughes, Harry: Corbally: forgotten village, 21-22.

Shine, Jack: Angling in West Clare waters, 27.

O Rochain, Muiris: The concertina, 29.

Hughes, Harry: The atmosphere of Doolin, 30.

O Rochain, Muiris: The Hidden Ireland of West Clare, 33- 41.

Heinrichs, Joe: When? Where? What? Baedeker in West Clare, 47-62.

O Rochain, Muiris: Eugene O'Curry: the neglected scholar, 65-67.

Mooney, Brian V.: Burren: an apercu, 71-72.

O Muineog, Sean: Some botanical aspects of the Miltown Malbay area, 75.

O Rochain, Muiris: An historic island, 77-78.

O Rochain, Muiris: Johnnie Doran, 78.

documents: two old photographs: Liscannor and Quilty 50 years ago, 80.

Walsh, John: The economic and social conditions of an East Clare parish, 81-85.

Farrell, Brian: What's wrong with coalition? 89-90.

Heinrichs, Joe: Loophead peninsula: some observations and thoughts, 90-94.

Hughes, Harry & Heinrichs, Joe: The concept of regionalism, 97-99.

Heinrichs, Joe & O'Sullivan, Aidan: Clare architecture: past and present, 101-104.

Griffin, Angela: A castle rich in history, 107-108.

O Rochain, Muiris & Hughes, Harry: Willie Clancy: the man and his music, 111-116.




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Dal gCais 4 (1978)

MacNamara, Peadar: The Lawrence photographs, Clare 1880-1910. A photographic selection and brief history, 24-33.

document: A look into Lewis: brief history and administration [county Clare extract from Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of Ireland], 34-40.

Crehan, Junior; Guerin, John & Hurley, Bay: How it was: some impressions of country life, 41-43.

O'Sullivan, Aidan: Romanesque doorway, Dysart O'Dea, 45.

O'Connell, Gerald: Francis Bindon (c.1698-1765), portrait painter and architect, 46-48.

O hAllmhurain, Gearoid: Senan of Inis Cathaigh, 49-53.

Corry, John: Clare elections to 1918, some facts and figures, 54-55.

Kelly, John: The Battle of Bodyke, 56-58.

Foley, Donal & Liddy, James: Merrimen on Merriman, 59-60.

document: facsimile (reduced) of two pages from The Clare Man newspaper, 21 March 1903 and two pages from The Clare Champion, 4 April 1903, 62-65.

Munnelly, Tom: Tom Lenihan, traditional singer, 78-84.

Coady, Michael: Pakie Russell of Doolin, 85-90.

Hughes, Harry & O Rochain, Muiris: From John Joe Lynch to Jimmy Ward—the musical heritage of Kilfenora, 91-96.

Taylor, Barry: A contrast in styles, 97-99.

Brown, Roly: The dance music of Willie Clancy [review article], 100-102.

Breathnach, Breandan: Dancing in Ireland to 1700, 103-107.

de Ve, Bruce: Journey into tradition, 108-111.

Hughes, Harry & O Rochain, Muiris: Talking with Martin Rochford, 112-117.


Dal gCais number 5 (1979)

Ó Déa, Séamus: 50 years of sean nos singing in Clare, 27-29.

anonymous: The life and times of John Kelly, 33-38.

Breathnach, Breandan: Dancing in Ireland from 1700, 39-42.

Heinrichs, Joe: Bye-ways in the Burren—from Ballylee to Boston, 43-48.

Rynne, Etienne: Burren for the archaeologist, 49-50.

Litton, Francis J.: Daniel Huony, admiral of the royal navy of Spain 1683–1771, 51-58.

Simms, Katherine: The battle of Dysert O'Dea and the Gaelic resurgence in Thomond, 59-66.

Litton, Francis J.: "Cill Scoithin" alias Killstuipheen, 87-88.

MacMahon, Michael: The Great Famine in Co. Clare, 89-93.

anonymous, ed.: Mount Callan House and estate—an extract from the diary of Colonel George Charles Synge, 94-100

Litton, Francis J. (ed.): Diary of Farmer Lucas of Ruan, 101-103.

Ó Caithnia, Liam: Michael Cusack, 104-106.

Walsh, John: Clare bogs and canals, 107-109.

Ó Tuathaigh, Gearóid: Aspects of the economy and society in 19th. century Clare, 110-114.

O'Connell, Gerald: Stephen Joseph Meany [1822-1888], "a forgotten Clareman", 115-116.

Callan, Fergus: A guide book to Clare, 117-118.




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Dal gCais 7 (1984)

Murphy, Ignatius: Priests and political activity in Co. Clare 1800-1829, 7-14.

Breslin, Tess: Cormac MacCarthaig, 17-22.

Coen, Martin: Patrick Fallon, last Bishop of Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora, 1805–1879, 25-35.

O'Gorman, Michael: Divided lives: men and women in the fiction of Edna O'Brien, 37-39.

Ó Fiannachta, Pádraig: The Poem Book of Clare, 41-45.

McGuire, Maurice: Rural inheritance in 19th century Clare & Limerick, 49-55.

Breathnach, Breandán: Seamus Ennis, 59-62.

MacMathúna, Ciarán: Martin Talty, 63-65.

Taylor, Barry: The Irish Ceilidh Band—a break with tradition? 67-74.

Vaillant, Emery: Strawboys in West Clare, 75-83.

Hughes, Harry & Munnelly, Tom: Marty O'Malley, the spirit of the country house, 85-91.

Munnelly, Tom: Seosamh Ó hEanai, 92-93.

Nic Ghiollamhaith, Aoife: The Ui Briain & The King of England, 1248–1276, 94-99.

The man who was hanged for burning his house. Introduction—by ?Harry Hughes 101.

Litton, Francis J.: The peculiar case of Peter Comyn, 103-110

Enright, Flannan: Peter Comyn—a victim of history, 111-115.

Spellissey, Sean: Peter the Packer—a man for the times, 121-130.


Dal gCais number 8 (1986)

Murphy, Ignatius: Father Michael Comyn, Parish Priest of Kilkee and Doonbeg, 1798–1854, 9-17.

Litton, Frankcis J. (edited, with introduction by ?Harry Hughes): The Diary of John Clancy of lsland Bawn, Miltown Malbay,19-21.

Litton, Francis J.: The misfortunes of an emigrant, 25-27.

Spellissy, Sean: The Fergus Estuary—reclamation and the life of a river pilot, 31-35.

Mitchell, Pat: Breandán Breathnach: a reminiscence, 39-42.

Munnelly, Tom: Breandán—a personal memoir, 43-44.

Ó Rócháin, Muiris: Padraig Mac Mathúna, 45.

Taylor, Barry: The Fiddler from Kilfarboy. A profile of J.P. Shannon, 47-49.

Bourke, Angela: Séamus Ennis in Co. Clare: collecting music in the 1940s, 53-56.

Ó Conluain, Proinsias: On the road with Séamus Ennis, 57-59.

Munnelly, Tom: The long song singer: Martin Reidy of Tullaghaboy 1901–1985, [includes music and text of eight songs], 65-90.

Browne, Roly: Clare concertina music. A survey of some records, 91-96.

Loughnane, Billy: James Stephens and his concertina: the Clare connection, 97-98.

Ó Cearbhaill, Pádraig: An tSíudain: Fianaise ar an logainm, 99-102.

Ó Floinn, Bairbre: The lore of the sea in County Clare, from the collections of the Irish Folklore Commission, 107-128.


Dal gCais number 9 (1988)

Fitzpatrick, David: Irish origins of an Australian emigrant, 7-11.

Enright, Flannan P.: Transportation from the Clare Spring Assizes of 1849, 12-19.

O'Connor, Anne: A strangely familiar place, 20-23.

O'Mahony, Chris (trans.); Ó Dálaigh, Brian (ed.): A seventeenth century description of Co. Clare, 27-38.

Murphy, Ignatius: A West Clare temperance movement in the 1870s, 39-43.

Ó Frighil, Séamus (with introduction by Muiris Ó Rócháin): Athbeochaint na Gaeilge I gCill Mhic Creiche, 47-50.

Taylor, Barry: The Tulla Céilí Band, 51-64.

Ó Conluain, Proinsias: Early BBC attitudes to Irish language, music and culture, 65-70.

McNamara, Seán: The Liverpool Céilí Band, 71-73.

Carroll, Jim & Mackenzie, Pat: Mikie Kelleher of Quilty—a man for the old songs, 74-81.

Mitchell,Pat: Willie Clancy: some reflections on his life and music, 83-86.

Mulkere, Brendan: A heritage abroad—Bobby Casey and traditional music in London, 87-93.

de Courcy Ireland, John: Philip II of Spain's Enterprise of England, 97-129.

Breslin, Tess: Desmond Society after the Norman invasion, 131-136.



Dal gCais number 10 (1991)

Ó Murchadha, Ciarán: The richest commoner in Clare: Sir Donough O'Brien of Lemenagh and Dromoland, Baronet (1642-1717), 7-13.

de Courcy Ireland, John: Some seamen of County Clare birth or descent, 15-20.

Murphy, Ignatius: A town for sale: landlord-tenant relations in Kilkee in the 1860s, 21-35.

Power, Joe: Stephen Joseph Meany, 39-47.

Ní Dheá, Éilis: Lucht scríofa lámhscribhínní i gContae an Chláir san 18ú hAois, 51-57.

Ó Rócháin, Muiris: Micheál Coimín: Gaelic poet of Miltown Malbay (c.1688-1760), 59-69.

Breathnach, Diarmuid & Ní Mhurchú, Máire: Thomas Hayes of Miltown Malbay, 73-78 (picture p72).

Munnelly, Tom: A folklorist's note: Tobar Lachteen, 78-79.

Tubridy, Michael: The musical heritage of Mrs. Crotty, 81-93.

Brophy, Eamonn: The song of the chanter, 95-101.

Munnelly, Tom: Tom Lenihan—appreciation, 103.

Dennehy, Tim: Nora Cleary—appreciation, 104.

McGivney, Eamon: John Kelly, 105.

McNulty, Liam: Dan O'Dowd, 105.

Vallely, Fintan: Traditional music and politics—a musician's opinion, 107-109.

uí Ógáin, Ríonach: The love songs of Conamara, 111-123.

O'Connor, Mick: Seán Reid: 1907–1978: a pivotal role in traditional music, 125-131.

Fitzpatrick, David: 'An outside part of the world'—the Combers and Australia, 135-147.

Hughes, Harry: Warped minds, grim moralities: an appraisal of the novel Michael Joe, 151-159.


Dal gCais number 11 (1993)

anonymous: The Willie Clancy Summer School—retrospectives, 6-9.

Mac Mahon, Michael: The Macnamaras of Doolin and Ennistymon, 10-19.

Lambe, Eugene: Music from a timeless place—John and Paddy Killourhy, 21-23.

Curtis, P.J.: The sorcerer's apprentice—a reminiscence, 25-27.

Cyril Ó Céirín: Making the Cure in Clare, 29-31.

Fitzpatrick, David: 'Whistling a Jig to a Milestone'—Michael Normile and new

South Wales, 33-41.

MacLochlainn, Alf: Three Yards a Penny: the broadside ballad, 47-54.

Ó Dálaigh, Briain: Tomás Ó Míocháin, 55-73.

O'Loughlin,John Joe & Ward, Jimmy: Country cycles and country dances, 75-85.

Hughes, Harry & McGivney, Eamon: Playing it solid and straight—a talk with Peadar O'Loughlin, 89-99.

Cunningham, Bernadette: Newcomers in the Thomond Lordship, 103-111.

Vallely, Fintan: The Mist-Covered Mountain-the Scottish ingredient in Irish traditional music, 115-123.

Flynn, Pat: Workhouse wards: the inmates of public institutions on the night of 30th March 1851, 127-139.