Drumcliff (County Clare)

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Drumcliff is a townland and parish located in County Clare, west of Ennis Town. The area is noted for its ruins of an old church, round tower and old cemetery. The cemetery contains the Republican plot, for members of the Irish Republican Army who were killed in the Irish War of Independence and the Irish Civil War.

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The 1821-1851 census returns were almost destroyed in a fire, the 1861-1891 census returns were destroyed by the Government. The 1901-1911 census returns are available on line free of charge on line on the National Archives of Ireland website.



Names in the parish

Blood Frederick W. Clonroad Beg Town of Ennis The Causeway Drumcliff Clare

Blood Rep. Bindon Lifford Town of Ennis Bindon Street Drumcliff Clare

Blood Rep. Bindon Lifford Town of Ennis Mill Road Drumcliff Clare

Blood William Town of Ennis Cloughaun-A-Gour Lane Drumcliff Clare






In the 15th Century a church was built next to the round tower at Drumcliff, County Clare, using stones from a 12th Century church, very likely at the same site. Some of the stones in this ruin are from a 10th Century church, but may have been incorporated in the 12th Century church,

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Buildings from Drumcliff (County Clare)

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Pro-cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul
Pro-cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul
Clonroad Beg Convent
Clonroad Beg Convent
DeValera Library and Museum
DeValera Library and Museum
Clonroad Beg Franciscan Abbey
Clonroad Beg Franciscan Abbey

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Acquiring grandfather's civil birth record for Irish citizenship 14 Jan 2021 3:33
McInerneys, 1820s - 1860s 20 Mar 2016 22:39
Pat(rick) CONNELL and J(e)ane COLLINS, Drumcliff, Ennis 1850s-70s 25 Nov 2014 11:54
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Drumcliff Cemetery St Conall and St Tola Sections
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