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Parliamentary Gazeteer of Ireland 1845

 
Burren

A village in the parish of Abbey, barony of Burren, co. Clare, Munster. It is situated on the north-east verge of the barony, and north verge of the county, 12 miles from Gort, and 111 from Dublin. At the head of a bay in its vicinity is NEW QUAY and at a brief distance in the Galway bay are the Burren oyster banks, famous throughout the surrounding country. The village has a post-office. Pop., in 1831, 147, in 1841, not specially returned.

The Parliamentary Gazeteer of Ireland, 1845
Courtesy of Clare Local Studies Project

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