Clooney Bunratty (Clare)

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The Clooney Graveyard was featured on the cover of The Other Clare, the “Annual Journal of the Shannon Archaeological & Historical Society” in 1998. Illustrated by Hillary Gilmore.
The Clooney Graveyard was featured on the cover of The Other Clare, the “Annual Journal of the Shannon Archaeological & Historical Society” in 1998. Illustrated by Hillary Gilmore.

Clooney graveyard is located in Clooney, County Clare along a byroad across from Hency's Pub on the R352.  The graveyard contains numerous graves with a church ruin of unknown date.  It is noted in the 1842 Ordinance Survey map as Clooney Church and a ruin.  Dennis O'Duffy, one of the United Irishmen of 1798 is buried there and has a substantial headstone.

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1798 Rebellion in Clare Ireland VIEW SOURCE
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