Croagh

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Croagh
Cróch
Village
Croagh, Co. Limerick - geograph.org.uk - 581951.jpg
Croagh is located in Ireland
Croagh
Croagh
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°32′03″N 08°52′14″W / 52.53417°N 8.87056°W / 52.53417; -8.87056Coordinates: 52°32′03″N 08°52′14″W / 52.53417°N 8.87056°W / 52.53417; -8.87056
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Limerick
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Croagh (Irish: Cróch) is a picturesque small village in County Limerick, Ireland.[1] It is located on the road between Rathkeale and Adare which was part of the N21 national primary road before it was bypassed. It is 14 miles from Limerick city. "Croagh" is from the Irish word "cruach," which is a hill or mountain.

The village is in the agricultural area known as the Golden Vale. The village itself is one of the widest in County Limerick, with a park, a monastery, nursing home, music school, restaurant, hostel, garden centre, church, school, shop, 2 pubs, hall, an indoor Gaelic Athletic Association alley and 2 GAA pitches.

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  1. ^ "Placenames Database of Ireland". Dublin City University. Retrieved 14 November 2014.