Cranny

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Cranny
An Chrannaigh
Village
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Clare
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceQ841518

Cranny (Irish: An Chrannaigh) is a small village in County Clare, Ireland.[1]

Location[edit]

Cranny lies on the banks of the Cloon River, which flows into the estuary of the River Shannon at Clonderlaw Bay.

Facilities[edit]

There is a local Gaelic Athletic Association club, Coolmeen GAA, founded in 1887 three years after the association came together. Coolmeen GAA succeeded in the Clare Senior Football Championship in 1919 and 1921, in the Clare Intermediate Football Championship in 1959, 1966 and 1967 and in the Clare Junior A Football Championship in 1958, 1964, 1983 and 1999. The parish also has a national school. The Cranny N.S. is a co-educational catholic primary school

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cranny (An Chrannaigh)". Clare Places: Towns and villages. Clare County Library. Retrieved 4 October 2016.

Coordinates: 52°40′05″N 9°13′44″W / 52.668°N 9.229°W / 52.668; -9.229