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Clooney (Irish: Cluaine) is the name of two separate civil parishes in County Clare, Ireland.

The parish of Clooney (near Rath / Ennistymon*) is in the barony of Corcomroe in west Co. Clare.  It covers an area of 41.4 km² and comprises the districts east and south-east of Ennistymon and the hamlets of Clooneyogan (north and south), to the east of Lahinch. The parish is divided in two by the Cullenagh (aka Ignagh) River, which runs almost parallel to the N85  (Ennistymon to Ennis road).

* not to be confused with the civil parish of Clooney (near Tulla/ Bunratty Upper)

 

PARISH RECORDS

For a wealth of civil and church records for Clooney (near Rath / Ennistymon*) available to assist you in your search.

TOWNLANDS

Clooney parish (Corcomroe) comprises 40 townlands (townlands map):

LOCAL SURNAMES

Barry, Brennan, Conneely, Conway, Curtin, Deloughrey, Doherty, Halloran, Healy, Hegarty, Hogan, Hynes, Kelleher; Longe, O'Looney, O'Loughlin, Organ,  McCarthy;  McGuane, McInerney, McMahon, McNamara, Morgan, Murphy; Neylon, Quinn, Reidy, Rynne, Wrynne, Shannon.

LANDLORDS / ESTATES

Vandeleur (Kilrush)McNamara (Doolin); Marquis of Thomond; Lord InchiquinLucas (Phillipstown); John North Bonny; Fitzgerald (Carrigoran); Bindon BloodStuddart (Clonderlaw); Burton (Clifden & Mungret)

BIG HOUSES

Ennistymon House (now the Falls Hotel)Woodmount House (Ennistymon);  Glenn Castle (in ruins);  Glenville House; Fort House; Ardmore House; Clifden House; Cragmoher (Rath)

ADJOINING CIVIL PARISHES

Clooney is bordered by the parish of Kilfenora to the north, Kiltoraght to the north-east, Rath to the east, Inagh to the south, Kilfarboy to the southwest, and Kilmanaheen (Ennistymon) to the west.

Address Parish of Clooney, Ennistymon, Co. Clare, Ireland
Parish(es) Clooney Corcomroe (Clare) Ennistymon (Clare)
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