Welcome to Ireland Reaching Out Parish of Drumcliff County Clare.
Our aim is to connect all people with a link to Drumcliff. You may live here, have visited here or maybe are tracing ancestors who left long ago. In any case, we’re sure to have lots to share and are delighted to welcome you.
Feel free to post your message and we will respond as soon as possible. Remember to post as much information as you can with regard to the people you are researching. The more information you post, the more likely it is that one of our volunteers will be able to advise or assist you. Also include information concerning which sources you may have already used so others may further your search.
Please be patient - as our program has only begun to roll out across the island of Ireland and volunteers in some areas may not yet be organised.
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.
Best of luck with your Research.
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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