Crusheen

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Crusheen
Croisín
Village
Work on the M18, that took much of the non-local traffic away from the village after completion
Work on the M18, that took much of the non-local traffic away from the village after completion
Crusheen is located in Ireland
Crusheen
Crusheen
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°56′23″N 8°53′50″W / 52.939703°N 8.897194°W / 52.939703; -8.897194
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Clare
Population (2011)
 • Total 864[1]
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Crusheen (Irish: Croisín) is a small village in County Clare, Ireland, in the Catholic parish of Crusheen (Inchicronan).

Location[edit]

The village is 10 kilometers northeast of Ennis on the R458 road to Gort. It is in the parish of Crusheen (Inchicronan) in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Killaloe. The parish church of St Cronan is in Crusheen.[2] The village consists of the church, Garda station, two public houses, post office, a supermarket, petrol station, funeral home and a pharmacy. There is also a primary school [3] and a community centre. The local GAA club is Crusheen GAA.

The main RTÉ Television and Radio Transmitter at Maghera mountain is located eastnortheast of the village.

Bordering villages to Crusheen are Barefield, Ballinruan, Clooney and Ruan.

According to the latest Census results, Crusheen had a population growth of 20% in the period 2006-2011. In numbers, the population went up from 720 to 864.[4]

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Coordinates: 52°56′22.93″N 8°53′49.9″W / 52.9397028°N 8.897194°W / 52.9397028; -8.897194