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Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland 1845


A hamlet in the parish of Kilmacduane, barony of Moyarta, 4 miles north by east of Kilrush, Co. Clare, Munster.  It stands on the rivulet of 16 miles length of course, but apparently nameless, unless it be called the Cooreaclare river, which rises on the declivities of Mount Callan, and enters the Atlantic at the head of Dunbeg bay.   Cooreaclare and Kilmichael dispensary is within the Kilrush Poor-law union, and serves for a pop. of 7,635; and, in 1839-40, it expended 95 12s. 10d., and made 2,400 dispensations of medicine.  Area of the village, 5 acres. Pop., in 1841, 178.   Houses 38.

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

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