The Jackie Clarke Collection is to feature on a mini TV series ‘Great Places to Visit in Ireland’. The TV series was filmed last year by VisitorFlix International Ltd. The series will be broadcast on ‘Ireland TV’ Sky 186 (Ayozat TV) with the first episode airing at at 7pm on Thursday 23rd February 2023 (repeated at 12:30pm on Tuesday 28th)
The Jackie Clarke Collection will feature on the second episode which will air at 7pm on Thursday 2nd March (repeated at 12:30pm on Tuesday 7th)
The Jackie Clarke Collection is located in the heart of Ballina. It is the single most important private collection of Irish history material in public hands.
The Collection comprising over 100,000 items spanning 400 years contains an eclectic mixture of artefacts, proclamations, posters, political cartoons, rare books, pamphlets, handbills associated with Theobald Wolfe Tone, letters from Michael Collins, Douglas Hyde, Michael Davitt and O’Donovan Rossa. It also contains works by Sir John Lavery, maps, hunger strike material and personal items from Leaders of the 1916 Rising.