The village is situated on Quin, (or Rhine) River,
6 miles from Ennis, 17 from Limerick. It is neat and well kept; principally
noted for its famous abbey, old castles.
Parks, Gardens and Recreation Grounds.
Hurling field one mile from village. Show grounds, convenient to village.
Both used periodically, hurling field in good condition.
Nearest station: Ardsollus
Distance: 1 mile
Private lighting by—Electricity? Hall, church, and a
few houses. Gas? None
Dance Hall: Yes. Parochial Hall accommodates 300 persons
Proprietor: The Parochial Hall Committee
Churches and Services
||9.00 and 11.00 a.m. N. Time
||10.30 a.m. N. Time
||11.00 a.m. N. Time
|Church of Ireland
||Once monthly – 1st Sunday
Location of Post Office: In village
Business (? M.O., Telegraph, Telephone): All three
Social Clubs, Cultural Societies, &c.
Social Clubs: None.
Nearest: Ennis 6 miles
Fairs and Markets; Half-Holiday
Monthly Fairs and Markets: Quin 27th July, 1st Nov. Three other
new fairs, Jan, Feb, March. The famous Spancil Hill fairs - 5 miles
distant. Also in Quin parish, horses 23rd, cattle 24th June.
Weekly Market Day: None
Garages and Petrol Stations
Petrol Pump: Mr. McInerney in village
Conveyances for Hire (Owners):
Boats (State type): There are row boats - private owned - on
a few of the nearby lakes, which could may be hired or loaned. Tourists
should be advised not to rely on getting those boats, as they are rarely
available - or in good condition.
No hotels in Quin. Tourists visiting Quin should not plan on staying
overnight. The only two boarding houses available should be engaged
Guest or Boarding Houses
Mr. A. Power, Quin, 2 Guest Bedrooms, No Baths, Dry Lavatory, 1 Public
Room, Licensed. This is a fairly suitable boarding-house for two persons
Mr. J. Mulqueen, Dangan, 2 Guest Bedrooms, No Baths, Dry Lavatory, 1
Public Room, Not Licensed. This is a clean and comfortable private lodging
house in the country. Two persons could be accommodated.
Restaurants and Cafés
Mr. Power will provide teas, and tea and ham for any number of tourists
up to 100, if given a weeks notice.