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Mullagh, County Clare

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Country  Ireland
Time zone  WET (UTC+0)
Elevation  60 m
Province  Munster
County  County Clare
Irish Grid Reference  R048729
Local time  Tuesday 10:11 AM
Mullagh, County Clare
Weather  3°C, Wind SW at 27 km/h, 86% Humidity

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).


Map of Mullagh, Co. Clare, Ireland


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

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. The parish churches are Our Lady, Star of the Sea in Quilty, St Mary's in Mullagh and The Most Holy Redeemer in Coore.


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


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.


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

  • Marty Morrissey - RTÉ commentator and presenter
  • Odhran O'Dwyer - International rules football player
  • Thomas Kelly-Kenny - British Army general
  • References

    Mullagh, County Clare Wikipedia

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