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20th May 2022

Age Range
All ages

St. John's National School


Nan Hogan Memorial

Nan (Annie) Hogan, a native of Cratloe, County Clare was a founding member of Cumann na mBan in 1914 and was the last member of Cumann na mBan to die during the Civil War. Yet sadly she is largely forgotten, unknown and unrecognised in her native parish.

This memorial is a commemorative project to Nan Hogan involving the community of Cratloe, Co. Clare. It comprises of a sculpture, created by artist Michael McTigue. A pamphlet detailing the life of Nan Hogan will also be produced in conjunction with the memorial. Students from St. John's National School, Cratloe contributed to the pamphlet by conducting research into the life of Nan Hogan.

The memorial will be unveiled on Friday 20 May at 14:00 pm by Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council P.J. Ryan. Also in attendance will be descendants of Nan Hogan. Memorabilia from Nan's life will be available to view on the day, as well as a slideshow of images from Nan's life, created by the students of St. John's National School.

The memorial will remain at St. John's National School to commemorate Nan's life and ensure her legacy is known by future generations of the Cratloe community.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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