Celebrating 25th Anniversary Town Twinning with Jaunay Clan

Celebrating 25th Anniversary Town Twinning with Jaunay Clan

Cavan Town Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Town Twinning with French Town of Jaunay Clan

Published on: 27 Mar 2013

About Jaunay Clan

Jaunay-Clan ( ) is located in the Vienna department in the Poitou-Charentes region in western France. It has a population of approximately 6000. Jaunay Clan is home to the internationally renowned Futuroscope, or Parc du Futuroscope. This is a theme park based upon multimedia, cinematographic and audio-visual experiences. It has several 3D cinemas along with many other attractions and shows, some of which are the only examples in the world.  If you would like further information on Town Twinning and our Twin Town please contact Cavan Town Council on 049 437 8690 or by email at

Cavan Town Mayor, Des Cullen led a delegation to France over St Patrick’s Weekend to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Twinning of Cavan and Jaunay Clan. Over the last 25 years many official and unofficial exchanges have taken place between the two towns. Official Twinning meetings held over the weekend focused on reviewing previous initiatives and planning future exchanges to continue to develop stronger links between the two Towns.

Mayor Des Cullen receiving a Presentation from Francis Girault, Mayor of Jaunay Clan


Speaking over the weekend, Mayor Cullen said it is “important to continue to build on the connections between the two towns” and that Cavan should “take every opportunity to promote itself to an international audience”. He added he was “particularly pleased that for the fifth time Cavan was participating in the Jaunay Clan Food and Wine Faire” and that for the local Cavan food producers,  such as Corlegy Cheese and Barry Johns Sausages who participated  in the Faire,  it was an opportunity to show case the quality of Cavan’s  food products”.