Cape Clear Museum Events

Museum Society formed in 1981 launched a map for visitors and photo exhibition; Two week exhibitions held in old schoolhouse in August 1982- 85; Island Geology Exhibition, 1982; Geography of Cape Clear Exhibition, 1983; Cape Clear Archaeology, 1985; The Official Opening of Cape Clear Museum and Heritage Centre, 24 July 1986; The Baltimore Fishery School, Centenary Anniversary Exhibition (1887-1987); Muilte Gaoithe: Wind Energy Exhibition 1988. The Fastnet Lighthouse, 1849-1989.

Michael Minihane- Cork Examiner Photo Exhibition; The Pierce Hickey 'Images of Cape Exhibition, 1991; Brendan Whooley Exhibition 1992 including a celebration of the work of Rev. Charles Davis (D. 1892) and Rev. Richard O' Halloran (D. 1917); The Thomas Joseph Exhibition (1918-1993); Oíche an Ghála Mhóir (Centenary Anniversary Exhibition (1894-1994); An Gorta Exhibition, Commemorating the Famine (1845-47), 1995; Scéal na dTeileagraf- The Cape Clear Telegraph (1863 -1866), 1996; Comóradh an Chéid 1897-1997: The Centenary of the Cape Clear National School, May 1997. The Voyage of the Stephen Whitney, 1997; The Ilen 1926-1999 - The voyages of Con and Denis Cadogan 1998 & erected the Ilen and Saoirse plaque at North Harbour; Cléire: A Muintir agus Tírdhreach 1999; Launch of Cape Clear Island: Its People and Landscape, 1999.

The Life of Naomh Ciarán –St. Piran and Millennium Pilgrimage 2000, Launch of Naomh Ciarán, Pilgrim Islander, 2000; Rearrangement of exhibition 2001; Island Boats and Maritime Affairs 2002-03; 1979 Fastnet Race Remembrance Ceremony August 15th 2004 & Unveiling of Fastnet Memorial at Cape Clear Museum; Launch of Fastnet, An Charraig Aonair, 2004; Lighthouse Exhibition 2004-06; Launch of O Driscolls, Past and Present 2005; Announced the O Driscoll Collection Archive, 2006- Project [on www.odriscoll.ie]; Logainmneacha Chléire- Island Placenames, 2010; Mounted Museum plaque Celebrating O Driscoll Heritage Worldwide, 2011 and The 25th Anniversary O Driscoll Clan Gathering Exhibition; Fastnet Lighthouse and Fastnet Race Audio-Visual Display, 2012.

Launch of book, An Logainmníocht in Oileán Cléire, 2012 (Placenaming in Cape Clear island, Co. Cork.)