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Baile Uí Chléireacháin
Clerihan is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°24′43″N 7°47′24″W / 52.412°N 7.790°W / 52.412; -7.790Coordinates: 52°24′43″N 7°47′24″W / 52.412°N 7.790°W / 52.412; -7.790
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Tipperary
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 678
 • Rural 321
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish grid reference S142290

Ballyclerahan (Irish: Baile Uí Chléireacháin) is a village in County Tipperary, Ireland. It is also a civil parish in the barony of Iffa and Offa East. It is approximately 8.5 kilometres north of Clonmel. Its name comes from the Irish meaning O'Clerahan's town. Locally, the "Bally" prefix is usually dropped and the village is almost always referred to simply as "Clerahan" which is most often spelled "Clerihan".[1][2][3]

Location and transport[edit]

The village is situated along the R688 regional road from Cashel to Clonmel. Ballyclerihan is 8 kilometres north of the N24 road which leads to Waterford the closest city to Ballyclerihan which is approximately 56 kilometres from the village. The city of Waterford plays a major role in village transport as the closest airport to Ballyclerihan is Waterford Airport located 65 kilometres south of the village, and the Port of Waterford is the closest port.

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