Caherconlish

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Caherconlish

Cathair Chinn Lis
Village
Caherconlish is located in Ireland
Caherconlish
Caherconlish
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°35′37″N 8°28′13″W / 52.5936111°N 8.4702778°W / 52.5936111; -8.4702778Coordinates: 52°35′37″N 8°28′13″W / 52.5936111°N 8.4702778°W / 52.5936111; -8.4702778
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Limerick
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
(2016)[1]
1,476
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceR681492
Websitecaherconlish.net

Caherconlish (Irish: Cathair Chinn Lis) is a village in County Limerick, Ireland.

Location[edit]

The village of Caherconlish is located 16 km southeast of Limerick City in east County Limerick. It is one half of the parish of Caherconlish/Caherline in the Diocese of Cashel and Emly. The village's fairly close proximity to Limerick City has meant a growth in both the size and population of the village, as Caherconlish is now seen as a commuter town of the city.[citation needed] Neighbouring villages include Boher, Ballyneety, Herbertstown, Kilteely and Pallasgreen.

The main focal point is the Millennium Centre.[2]

Sport[edit]

The main sports played in the village are hurling, Gaelic football and soccer. Caherline GAA is the local hurling club and they play in blue and white. The club is a member of the east division of Limerick GAA and was a winner of the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship on three occasions in 1896,1905 and 1907. They won the County Junior Hurling Championship in 2007 currently compete at the intermediate grade as of 2014.their grounds are Father Hayes Memorial Park on the Mitchelstown road.

The Gaelic football club in the parish is called Caherconlish GAA and they play in blue, black and white. They currently have only an underage structure and do not field adult teams. They too play at Father Hayes Memorial Park.

Caherconlish FC is the local soccer club in the village. They play in the Limerick District league and cup competitions.

People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2016 - Sapmap Area - Settlements - Caherconlish". Census 2016. CSO. 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.facebook.com/milcentre/

External links[edit]

Caherconlish website