Clashmore

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For the place in Scotland, see Clashmore, Assynt.
Clashmore
Clais Mhór
Village
A view of Clashmore
A view of Clashmore
Clashmore is located in Ireland
Clashmore
Clashmore
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°00′34″N 7°49′10″W / 52.009361°N 7.819326°W / 52.009361; -7.819326Coordinates: 52°00′34″N 7°49′10″W / 52.009361°N 7.819326°W / 52.009361; -7.819326
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Waterford
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Clashmore (Irish Clais Mhór) is a village in west County Waterford, Ireland.[1] It is also a parish in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Waterford and Lismore.

It is the site of a distillery built by Lord Hastings the thirteenth Earl of Huntingdon which operated from c. 1835 to 1840, producing 20,000 gallons of whiskey annually. The mill was then used until c. 1897 as a flour mill. The distillery chimney is unique in Ireland as the only one which spans the river which propelled the mill.

Sport[edit]

The local Gaelic Athletic Association club is Clashmore-Kinsalebeg GAA.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 17 December 2014.