County Clare (Irish: Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the Mid-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. Clare County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county is 117,196 according to the 2011 census.
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... Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive gave orders for his estate in County Clare, centred around the townland of Ballykilty, to be renamed Plassey `the name of the place (now Palashi) where we ... afterwards, he was ennobled as Lord Clive of Plassey in the County of Clare in the Irish peerage ... centre of the University of Limerick, which is located on the opposite County Limerick bank of the River Shannon, and connected by a bridge to County Clare ...
... Clare is served by two national primary roads—a classification referring to the major routes between major urban centres in Ireland ... which pass through the majority of large settlements in Clare ... operated by government owned Iarnród Éireann is the most significant railway station in Clare today it was opened on 2 July 1859 ...
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Famous quotes containing the words clare and/or county:
“In the cowslips peeps I lie,
Hidden from the buzzing fly,
While green grass beneath me lies,
Pearled wi dew like fishes eyes,
Here I lye, a clock-a-clay,
Waiting for the time o day.”
—John Clare (17931864)
“A horse, a buggy and several sets of harness, valued in all at about $250, were stolen last night from the stable of Howard Quinlan, near Kingsville. The county police are at work on the case, but so far no trace of either thieves or booty has been found.”
—H.L. (Henry Lewis)