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Coore (also known as Coor) (Irish: Cubhar. Meaning: angle of land) is a village in the parish of Kilmurry Ibrickane, near Mullagh and Milltown Malbay, in County Clare, Ireland. It is made up of two communities: Coore East and Coore West.

Coore West is split into two parts:

  • Coore West (east) is the place where the local church is standing. "The Most Holy Redeemer" church is built in 1865-1866, by father Patrick Moran.
  • Coore West (west) houses Coore National School[1] and the former "Gleeson's Pub", playground of musicians like Kitty Hayes and Junior Crehan.[2]

Wind farm[edit]

In 2011 a company proposed development of a wind farm in the vicinity of Coore. The local people were deeply divided over that plan.[3]

In popular culture[edit]


  1. ^ A Short History of Coore National School
  2. ^ Nell Gleeson has published a book on Gleesons pub and music called "The pub down in Coore".
  3. ^ Call for stricter windfarm guidelines
  4. ^ Irish Harp CD, Golden Lights and Green Shadows - Gráinne Hambly

Coordinates: 52°48′40.67″N 9°21′4.71″W / 52.8112972°N 9.3513083°W / 52.8112972; -9.3513083