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Kilkishen

Kilkishen
Village
Kilkishen
Kilkishen
Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 52°48′N 8°44′W / 52.8°N 8.73°W / 52.8; -8.73

Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Clare
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Urban 443
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference R496730

Kilkishen (Irish: Cill Chisín) is a village in southeast County Clare, Ireland. The village is 8 kilometres east of Quin and 14 kilometres north of Shannon.

Demographics

The population of Kilkishen at the 2006 Census was 443. Which was a rise from 324 at the 2002 Census.[1] According to a report by Samuel lewis in 1837, the village had a population of 519 at that time.[2]

Facilities

Kilkishen National School is located in the village and according to their website has an enrollment of 108 students.[3] The village also contains the ruins of Kilkishen Church (Church of Ireland), which was built in 1811, the outer structure is all the remains today.[4]

Sport

Kilkishen GAA was a hurling team which is now defunct.[5] The team won the Clare Senior Hurling Championship in 1923 and 1932 and were finalists in 1938.[6] The village still has a junior level camogie club.

See also

  • List of towns and villages in Ireland

References

  • Kilkishen (Cill Chisín)

Coordinates: 52°48′24.71″N 8°44′40.34″W / 52.8068639°N 8.7445389°W / 52.8068639; -8.7445389de:Quin ga:Cuinche

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