Erecting the Clara Cross in 1984

Many thanks to Jerry Healy (formerly of Kilmeedy) who sent us these photos of the cross being erected at the top of Clara Mountain in 1984.

[We’d like to get the names of all the people in these photos. can you help us please by leaving a comment below, or by emailing us at ]

Dan Duggan (West End) and William Corcoran prepare the base for the cross

Getting ready to take the cross up to the top are James Cronin (Kilmeedy), and Bill O’Sullivan (Kilmeedy)

William Corcoran, Dan Duggan, John Casey (Clara), John Lehane, and Donie Hichey (Hospital Cross) prepare to lift the cross into position.


– thanks to Conor for help with the names, but still a few more left


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