Clooney (Bunratty Upper)

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Clooney
Cluaine
Civil parish
Clooney is located in Ireland
Clooney
Clooney
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°53′58″N 8°51′42″W / 52.89944°N 8.86167°W / 52.89944; -8.86167Coordinates: 52°53′58″N 8°51′42″W / 52.89944°N 8.86167°W / 52.89944; -8.86167
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Clare
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Clooney (Irish: Cluaine[1]) is a civil parish of County Clare, Ireland, located to the northeast of Ennis, south of Inchicronan. The area is marshy, with the Oysterman's Marsh Natural Heritage Area in the vicinity.

Geography[edit]

The civil parish of Clooney is in the barony of Bunratty Upper.[2] It is situated in the central part of the county and is bordered by Inchicronan to the north, Tulla to the east, Quin to the south, Doora to the southwest, and Kilraghtis to the west.[3] It is divided into 25 townlands: [4]

  • Ballycrighan
  • Ballyhickey
  • Ballyvergin
  • Ballyvroghaun Eighter
  • Ballyvroghaun Oughter
  • Caherloghan
  • Cahershaughnessy
  • Carrahan
  • Clooney
  • Corbally
  • Cranagher
  • Curraghmoghaun
  • Derrycalliff
  • Feenagh
  • Kilgobban
  • Knockanoura
  • Knockaphreaghaun
  • Lassana
  • Maghera
  • Moyriesk
  • Muckinish
  • Rathclooney
  • Rylane
  • Sraheen
  • Toonagh

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cluaine". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 2014-04-10. 
  2. ^ "Barony of Bunratty (Lower and Upper)". Parliamentary Gazeteer of Ireland. 1845. Retrieved 2014-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Map of Civil Parishes of County Clare". Clare County Library. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Map of Clooney Parish (Bunratty Upper) showing Townlands". Clare County Library. Retrieved 9 March 2014.