Mullagh, County Clare

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Mullagh

An Mullach
Village
Mullagh is located in Ireland
Mullagh
Mullagh
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°48′00″N 9°24′50″W / 52.800°N 9.414°W / 52.800; -9.414
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Clare
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Urban
229
 • Rural
680
Time zone UTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid Reference R048729

Mullagh (Irish: Mullach meaning "hill" or "mound") is a village in County Clare, Ireland. It lies not far from the Atlantic coast, some 5 km southeast of Quilty and 6.5 km south-southeast of Spanish Point. Nearby towns include Milltown Malbay (7 km to the north) and Kilrush (22 km to the south).

Parish

The village of Mullagh is the centre of the parish of Kilmurry Ibrickane in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Killaloe.[1][2]

From the last 17th century into the 19th century Kilmurry Ibrickane and Kilfarboy were administered as one parish. The present parish became independent in the late 1830s.[3] The parish churches are Our Lady, Star of the Sea in Quilty, St Mary's in Mullagh and The Most Holy Redeemer in Coore.[4]

Demographics

The village had a population of 229 in the 2006 Census.

Amenities

Mullagh National School, located at the top of Mullagh hill, has undergone much enlargement and many changes over the years, its latest extension having been officially opened on 23 June 2008.

Sport

The local Gaelic football team is Kilmurry Ibrickane GAA, playing in Quilty, but with their training complex in Mullagh. The club were winners of the Munster football final in 2004 and 2009 and of the County final in 2008 and 2009, 2004, 2002, 1993,1966, 1963 and 1933.

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ Ó Murchadha, Ciarán (2008). The Diocese of Killaloe : An illustrated History. Booklink Ireland. p. 179.
  2. ^ Parish website
  3. ^ "Mullagh (Kilmurry-Ibrickane)". Diocese of Killaloe. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
  4. ^ "Mullagh (Kilmurry-Ibrickane) Churches". Diocese of Killaloe. Retrieved 2014-04-01.

Coordinates: 52°47′57.71″N 9°24′46.87″W / 52.7993639°N 9.4130194°W / 52.7993639; -9.4130194

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