Michael Mac Mahon is a past vice-president and an honorary life member of the Clare Archaeological & Historical Society. He holds an MA in History & Local Studies from the University of Limerick and is a former member of the Heritage Council. He has written extensively on the history, folklore, literature and placenames of County Clare and has contributed many articles to ‘The Other Clare’ magazine over the years. Michael has also donated the following articles to Clare County Library's website:
The Abbey of Inisgad (Canons’ Island), Co. Clare.
Agrarian Conflict in Clare: 1815 – 1831.
The Charter of Clare Abbey and the Augustinian ‘Province’ in County Clare.
Clare’s Gaelic Bardic Tradition.
Customs, Lore and Legend of Other Clare Days.
Education in the Parish of Corofin.
From Clare to Van Diemen’s Land: Some forgotten Mothers of Tasmania.
From the Hindenburg Line to Rineen: Peter Vaughan, Toor, Lahinch, Co. Clare.
James Delargy and the Storymen of North Clare.
Naming the Land: Reflections on Co. Clare Place-Names.
Old Territorial Divisions & Land Measures.