Crusheen

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Crusheen

Croisín
Village
Work on the M18, that took much of the non-local traffic away from the village after completion
Work on the M18, that took much of the non-local traffic away from the village after completion
Crusheen is located in Ireland
Crusheen
Crusheen
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°56′23″N 8°53′50″W / 52.939703°N 8.897194°W / 52.939703; -8.897194
CountryIreland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Clare
Population
(2011)
 • Village865 [1]
 • Urban
467
 • Rural
398
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))

Crusheen (Irish: Croisín, meaning "the little cross") is a small village in County Clare, Ireland, in the Catholic parish of Crusheen (Inchicronan).

Location[edit]

The village is 10 kilometres northeast of Ennis on the R458 road to Gort. It is in the parish of Crusheen (Inchicronan) in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Killaloe. The parish church of St Cronan is in Crusheen.[2] The village consists of the church, Garda station, two public houses, post office, a supermarket, petrol station, funeral home. There is also a primary school [3] and a community centre. The local GAA club is Crusheen GAA.

The main RTÉ Television and Radio Transmitter at Maghera mountain is located east-northeast of the village.

Bordering villages to Crusheen are Barefield, Ballinruan, Clooney and Ruan.

According to the latest Census results, Crusheen had a population growth of 20% in the period 2006-2011. In numbers, the population went up from 720 to 864.[4]

Transport[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population and Actual and Percentage Change 2006 and 2011 by Electoral Division, Statistical Indicator and Year Last visited 23 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Crusheen (Inchicronan)". Diocese of Killaloe. Retrieved 2014-03-31.
  3. ^ http://www.crusheenns.com/
  4. ^ Population and Actual and Percentage Change 2006 and 2011 by Electoral Division, Statistical Indicator and Year Last visited 23 April 2012.

Coordinates: 52°56′22.93″N 8°53′49.9″W / 52.9397028°N 8.897194°W / 52.9397028; -8.897194