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Clonlara

This article is about the village in County Clare. For the American school of that name, see Clonlara School.
Clonlara
Village
Clonlara
Clonlara
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 52°43′N 8°33′W / 52.72°N 8.55°W / 52.72; -8.55Coordinates: 52°43′N 8°33′W / 52.72°N 8.55°W / 52.72; -8.55

Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Clare
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference R625638

Clonlara, officially Cloonlara (from Irish: Cluain Lára),[1] is a village in County Clare, Ireland.

Sports

Clonlara has a GAA club and an equestrian centre.[2][3]

Natives

Irish rugby union player Marcus Horan and Irish hurlers Colm and Darach Honan were born in the village as was Jan O'Sullivan (née Gale), Labour Party Teachta Dála (TD) for Limerick East.

Clonlara Affair

In 1956 in Clonlara, a local curate had a local group beat up two Jehovah's Witnesses and burn the literature which the two had been trying to distribute. Taoiseach John A. Costello "responded to a protest from Bishop Joseph Rodgers of Killaloe by writing that he appreciated 'the just indignation aroused among the clergy and the people by the activities of the Jehovah’s Witnesses.'"[4]

See also

  • List of towns and villages in Ireland

References

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