|Amenities, General Iinformation
& Accommodation, Seaside
Corcomroe, Parish: Touheran,
Location and Brief Description:
On the main road between Lahinch and the Cliffs
of Moher, (Lahinch, 3 miles, Cliffs of Moher, 3 miles) is the village
of Liscannor situated round Liscannor Harbour. A fishing village, with
eight shops, four of which are public houses.
Description of beach (? Length, sandy, shingle, safe,
currents, &c.): From the mouth of the river Inagh
to Kilmacreehy cemetery - 500 yards, sandy; current - 300 yards off
shore. From the jetty, from the Nth. end of the harbour 60 yds. -
sandy; Clahane Shore west of village 1000 yds. long. Sth.-Eastern
end - shelf of flat rock. Nth.-W. end - shingle and sand.
Public right of way to beach or swimming places?
Public right of way
Bathing, swimming and diving facilities. State if mixed
bathing allowed, and quote bye-laws (if any) relating to bathing places.
Include swimming pools, bathing boxes, surf-riding, &c.
Bathing is very popular at Clahane Shore, and diving off the rock
when the tide suits. Bathing is very safe here. Bathing is also very
safe off the jetty. Divers from Lahinch and Lisdoonvarna frequent
the jetty when the tide is full. Life saving facilities are available
here. Mixed bathing allowed. No bye-laws.
|Parking place for cars? Yes
|Life-saving corps? Yes
||Beach attendant? Michael O’Donnell
|Swimming Club? Yes
||Secretary: Doctor Lucas
|Sea water baths? No
Boats (type) available for pleasure trips?
Yes - currachs
Parks, Gardens and Recreation Grounds. Brief Description:
There is a G.A.A. field at Birchfield.
Brief comments on water supply and sewerage:
Public pumps in the village and several spring wells all
around. No sewerage.
Nearest station: Lahinch
Distance: Three miles
Bus Service? To Lahinch only
Public lighting by—Electricity? No Gas? No
Public Libraries: A branch of the Clare Co. Council Library
Churches and Services
||At 8.30 a.m. and 11.00 a.m.
||At 10.00 a.m.
Location of Post Office: In Liscannor village
Business (? M.O., Telegraph, Telephone): Telephone and Telegraph
Sports and Photo Supplies, &c.
Sports Dealers: At Leahy, Liscannor (fishing tackle available).
Industries and Handcrafts
Industries: Fishing is the chief means of livelihood. Lisdoonvarna
and Lahinch and neighbouring towns supplied with fish. Fish exported.
In Moher and Caherbarna there are slate and flag quarries. Most houses
in the county are flagged with Moher or Caherbarna flags, and many of
them, especially in North Clare, are slated with the slate from those
Public Monuments (Brief description; inscription
to be quoted)
Corney O’Briens Monument. At St. Brigid’s Well there
is a public monument known as O’Briens Monument. Erected by Corney
O’Brien four years before his death to perpetuate his memory.
It was built by Scottish tradesmen - and is mounted by what appears
to be a chalice or cup in stone. It was through subscriptions from the
tenants that the cost of this monument was met, and local tradition
says that the tenants subscribed to perpetuate the memory of a man they
Schools and Colleges
Liscannor National School
St. Brigid’s Well National School
Moymore National School
Ballycotton National School
Fairs and Markets; Half-Holiday
Monthly Fairs and Markets: None
Weekly Market Day: None
Conveyances for Hire (Owners):
Motors (Touring): Peter Thynne, Liscannor
Boats (State type): Currachs from the local fishermen. Francis
O’Donnell, Liscannor; Joe O’Donnell, Liscannor; Michael
Horses: From the local farmers
||Any local farmer
|Cliffs of Moher
||Any local farmer
Accommodation and Catering
Guest or Boarding Houses
Mr. Francis O’Donnell, 2 Bedrooms, No Bathrooms, Not Licensed.
Mr. Seán T. O’Loghlin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Licensed.
Mr. Michael Greene, N.T., 1 Bedroom, No Bathrooms, Not Licensed.
Mrs. J. Guerin, 1 Bedroom, No Bathrooms, Not Licensed.
Mr. Anthony Davoren, Moymore, 2 Bedrooms, No Bathrooms, Not Licensed.
Mr. Murphy, St. Brigid’s Well, 2 Bedrooms, No Bathrooms, Licensed.
Mr. Peter Thynne, Liscannor, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Not Licensed.
Mr. M.J. Sheehan, Derry, 2 Bedrooms, No Bathrooms, Not Licensed.
|Date: July 8th, '42
(Signed): James Henchy