Whitegate, County Clare

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Whitegate
An Geata Bán
Village
Whitegate is located in Ireland
Whitegate
Whitegate
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°55′N 8°32′W / 52.91°N 8.53°W / 52.91; -8.53Coordinates: 52°55′N 8°32′W / 52.91°N 8.53°W / 52.91; -8.53
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Clare
Population (2006)
 • Urban 218
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference R746888

Whitegate (Irish: An Geata Bán, meaning "the white gate") is a small village on the R352 regional road in northeastern County Clare, Ireland. A tightly knit community shows through even though many of the old buildings are gone. What was once the church has been in disuse for many years and has now become a warehouse and lumberyard. All that is left of the oldest buildings is a small cottage which has crumbled and caved in on the cross-roads.

A new church has been erected and there are many new houses have been built along the main street. Local pubs include The Half Barrel, and The Nightingale.

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