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Placename : Clonea

In Irish : Cluain Aodha     Administrative Unit : Parish     Audio File (.wav) Pronunciation Audio File

Administrative Details:

Though maritime, the present parish has comparatively few cliff or sea-coast names due to its low and comparatively featureless shore line. The parish is of small extent and, the geological formation being limestone, the soil is generally rich - a fact which is not without its effect in loss of Irish names. As a rule the better the soil, the more foreign importation there has been, with results unfavourable to the survival of original names. The ancient parish church ruin, in fair survival, has some pre-invasion features and calls for preservation as a National Monument.


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Parish Location Map:

Ballaghavorraga, Ballinroad, Ballyrandle, Clonea Lower, Clonea Middle, Clonea Upper, Dunsallagh, Glen, Kilbeg, Kilgrovan, Killineen East, Killineen West, Knockyoolahan East, Knockyoolahan West,

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