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Béal Chláir
Belclare is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°29′32″N 8°56′17″W / 53.492119°N 8.937984°W / 53.492119; -8.937984Coordinates: 53°29′32″N 8°56′17″W / 53.492119°N 8.937984°W / 53.492119; -8.937984
Country Republic of Ireland Ireland
Province Connacht Connacht
County County Galway
Dáil Éireann Galway East
Dialing code +353 93

Belclare is a small village in County Galway, western Ireland. The village is on the R333 road approx 7 km from Tuam. It has a little parish church (The Church of the Sacred Heart), a small primary school, Canavans shop, pub and post office, a community centre, a GAA pitch and a playground.

Knockma the great 'Hill of Maeve' is situated 2 km west of Belclare. Maeve the legendary Queen of Connacht is reputed to be buried in the Cairns on the summit of the hill from which one of the greatest panoramic views in Ireland may be obtained.[1]

Belclare is part of the parish of Corofin whose Gaelic Football team won the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship in 1998 and 2015