Location and Brief Description:
Situated on the Loop-Head Peninsula - 3 mls. W. of Carrigaholt and 10
mls. S.-W. of Kilkee - Cross may boast of being the nearest Clare village
to America. It consists of a R.C. Church, a school, a P.O., two licensed
premises and several private dwellings, which, with a few exceptions,
are thatched single storey houses.
Brief comments on water supply and sewerage:
Water is used from spring wells. There is one pump only in care of
Clare Board of Health - no reservoir. No sewerage system.
Nearest station: Kilkee
Distance: 10 mls.
Bus? Every Saturday only
Public lighting by—Electricity? No Gas? No
Churches and Services
Church: R. C. Church Services (Sundays):10.30 a.m.
Location of Post Office: In the village
Business (? M.O., Telegraph, Telephone): No Telegraph or
Telephone business. Postal Order and stamps only.
Important Public Buildings
(Give brief notes on architectural features)
The little church in the village is of gothic architecture.
Schools and Colleges
Cross National School
Camping Sites (At principal holiday resorts)
|At Kilbaha (4 mls. S.W. of Cross)
|On the commonage.
|Loop Head (7 mls. W. of Cross)
NOTE: This is a beautiful licensed hotel, prettily situated at Kilbaha
by the Shannon. No guests are kept here, but it is a noted house for
tea parties. Large parties spend the evening at Haeirs - where free
dancing is available in the spacious Ballroom. Table tennis is also
provided. Meals are given. Bathing and diving facilities just in front
Guest or Boarding Houses
Mr. Cusack, Cross: 2 Guest Bedrooms, No Baths, 1 Flush Lavatory, 2
Public Rooms, Licensed. Good catering and accommodation.
Restaurants and Cafés
Haeirs Hotel, Kilbaha.