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Cloghane

An Clochán
Cloghane
Village
An Clochán is located in Ireland
An Clochán
Location in Ireland
Coordinates:
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Kerry
Population (2010)
 • Total ?
Irish Grid Reference Q505112
An Clochán is the only official name.

An Clochán (anglicized as Cloghane)[1] is a village and townland on the Dingle Peninsula of County Kerry, Ireland, at the foot of Mount Brandon. In 1974 the village was added to the Corca Dhuibhne Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking region).[2]

Cloghane and Brandon (An Clochán agus Cé Bhréanainn) are jointly twinned with the village of Plozévet in Brittany (France). The village is set at the foot of Mount Brandon, on the north of the Dingle Peninsula and overlooking Brandon Bay.

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References

  1. ^ A. D. Mills, 2003, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press
  2. ^ S.I. No. 192/1974 — Gaeltacht Areas Order, 1974
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