How many parishes does Clare have?

There are 81 civil parishes in Co. Clare that we know about. You may wish to compare this list (below) with Wikipedia’s list of civil parishes in Clare.

What is the biggest parish in Clare?

Kilmaley Parish area
The Kilmaley Parish area is the largest in County Clare.

Is County Clare Catholic or Protestant?

The population continued to decrease until it was only 95,064 in 1926. In 2006, the population was 110,950. The predominant religion in the county is Roman Catholic. In 1871, 97.7% of the population were Roman Catholic followed by the Church of Ireland at 2% with 0.2% being Presbyterian.

Does Ireland have parishes?

There are about 2500 Civil Parishes in Ireland and they are seen as the administrative units of the State; firstly under the British and later under the Irish government. Like most genealogical sources, the Ireland XO website mostly operates on the basis of the Civil Parish. These areas are a little more complicated!

How many towns are in Clare?

The second tier of local governance is represented by the town councils—Clare has four in the form of Ennis, Kilrush, Kilkee and Shannon. The constituency has historically been a Fianna Fáil stronghold.

What barony is ennistymon in?

ENNISTYMON, a market and post-town in the parish of KILMANAHEEN, barony of CORCOMROE, county of CLARE, and province of MUNSTER, 16 and a 1/2 miles (W. by N.)

Is County Clare Northern Ireland?

Clare, Irish An Clár, county in the province of Munster, western Ireland. The town of Ennis, in central Clare, is the county seat.

Is Clare an Irish name?

Clare is a surname of English or Irish origin. The name is most often derived from the titular de Clare first held by Richard fitz Gilbert, a Welsh lord from a Norman family, who took it from Clare, Suffolk.

How many parishes are there in Dublin?

There are 200 parishes in 16 deaneries….Pastoral responsibility.

Auxiliary Bishop Deanery No. of Parishes
Liam O’Cuiv (Episcopal Vicar) Howth 16
Bishop Eamonn Walsh Blessington 12
South Dublin 11
Tallaght 10

What is the biggest parish in Ireland?


Ballymacelligott Baile Mhic Eileagóid
Province Munster
County County Kerry
• Total 56 km2 (22 sq mi)

What is the largest town in County Clare?

The county town and largest settlement is Ennis.

What is there to do in Ennistymon?

Things to do in Ennistymon (and nearby)

  • Grab something hot (and tasty) from the Cheese Press.
  • Then explore the town on foot.
  • Soak up the views of the falls from the bridge.
  • Take a spin out to Lahinch (4-minute drive)
  • Give kayaking a crack.
  • Get blown away (literally) at the Cliffs of Moher (17-minute drive)