Location and Brief Description
Corofin is picturesquely situated on the river Fergus, 10 miles E. of
Ennistymon and 9 miles N.W. of Ennis, the capital of Clare. It is a
small market town surrounded by lakes and groves, and ideally situated
for fishermen and huntsmen.
Is there a Town Hall? Yes Location:
In the village
Brief comments on water supply and sewerage: The water supply
is good and under the supervision of the Clare Board of Health. The
water is got from Lake Inchiquin through a reservoir. No sewerage
Nearest Station: Corofin
Public Lighting by—Electricity? No Gas? No
Dance Hall: Not suitable for dancing. There is an old building
being remodelled for dancing. It will under care of the local L.D.F.
Churches and Services
Public Libraries: Branch of the Clare Co. Council Library
||9.30 and 12.00 a.m.
|Church of Ireland
Location of Post Office: In the village
Business (? M.O., Telegraph, Telephone): M.O., Telegraph and Telephone
Schools and Colleges
Corofin Boys and Girls National School
Fairs and Markets; Half-Holiday
Monthly Fairs and Markets: Six fairs are held in the year
Weekly Market Day: Friday
Garages and Petrol Stations
Reidys, Church St., Corofin
Conveyances for Hire (Owners):
Camping Sites (At principal holiday resorts)
Motors (Touring): Tom McNamara, Corofin; Michael Burke, Corofin;
Patrick Rahilly, Corofin
Boats (State type): Rowing Boats from Ml. Studdert, Clifden
House and Mrs. Studdert, Cragmoher House
Bicycles: P.J. Reidy and Patk. Burke
Horses: Frank Quin and Mrs. Studdert, Cragmoher.
Guest or Boarding Houses
Clifden House, Corofin, 5 Guest Bedrooms, 1 Bath, 2 Lavatories, 2
Public Rooms, Not Licensed. Owned by Mr. Tom Studdert. First class
accommodation and catering.
Cragmoher Ho., Corofin, 5 Guest Bedrooms, 1 Bath, 2 Lavatories, 2
Public Rooms, Not Licensed. First class catering, and every accommodation
Mr. Miller, Main St., Corofin, 1 Guest Bedroom, No Baths, No Lavatories,
1 Public Room, Not Licensed. Poor accommodation.
O’Rahillys, Sunville Ho., 3 Guest Bedrooms, No Baths, 1 Lavatory,
1 Public Room, Not Licensed. Good catering and accommodation.
Reidy, Church St., Corofin, 1 Guest Bedroom, No Baths, 1 Lavatory,
1 Public Room, Not Licensed. Good catering. Accommodation very limited.