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Claregalway

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Claregalway Parish History 750 Years, 1999

Claregalway crossroads c1970 | Claregalway Parish History Pictorial, 2002 CC BY-NC-ND
Claregalway crossroads c1970
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Claregalway Village, 1996 | Claregalway Parish History Pictorial, 2002 CC BY-NC-ND
Claregalway Village, 1996
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Claregalway Village, today | Claregalway.info, CC BY-NC-ND
Claregalway Village today
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Claregalway placename stone
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Claregalway Village 1950's vs Present | Claregalway Historical Society, CC-BY-NC-ND
Claregalway Village 1950’s vs Present
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Claregalway Village and Parish

Claregalway (Baile Chláir; Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe) meaning the town of the plain or flat: it is a rural Gaeltacht town and parish in county Galway, Ireland, 10 km north-east of Galway City on the N17 Road. The name comes from the Clare River, which flows through the parish. The parish covers a total area of over 12,000 statute acres.

There are many ancient ruins in the parish, such as the Friary, the DeBurgo Castle (presently being restored) and the Nine Arches Bridge which was recently restored.  Claregalway itself is divided into 31 official townlands, used for present day administration. The village has recently transformed into a vibrant, semi-suburban hub, with thousands of new residents now calling it home.

 

Additional Researching…

Claregalway.info

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Claregalway

Claregalway Village and Parish

Claregalway (Baile Chláir; Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe) meaning the town of the plain or flat: it is a rural Gaeltacht town and parish in county Galway, Ireland, 10 km north-east of Galway City on the N17 Road. The name comes from the Clare River, which flows through the parish. The parish covers a total area of over 12,000 statute acres.

There are many ancient ruins in the parish, such as the Friary, the DeBurgo Castle (presently being restored) and the Nine Arches Bridge which was recently restored.  Claregalway itself is divided into 31 official townlands, used for present day administration. The village has recently transformed into a vibrant, semi-suburban hub, with thousands of new residents now calling it home.

 

Additional Researching…

Claregalway.info

 
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