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Killimer, Co. Clare

Killimer is a village in County Clare, Ireland. It is located on the northern bank of the Shannon and the N67 which passes through the village. Killimer is best known for the Killmer-Tarbert car ferry service, operated by Shannon Ferries.

According to the geographer Samuel Lewis the parish counted 3023 inhabitants in 1837. The Census 2006 returned 482 inhabitants for Killimer. Killimer Ferryport

East of the village is the Moneypoint coal-fired electricity generating station.

Killimer was once an independent parish. Nowadays it is merged into the parish of Kilrush. It is part of the Diocese of Killaloe. GAA[edit source | edit]

Killimer GAA returned to competitive action at senior level in 2012. Due to a declining population Killimer had not enough players to field a senior team in the period 2008-2012. Most players had been playing with Shannon Gaels or Kilrush Shams in those years. Killimers only Clare Senior Football Championship triumph was in 1896. Notable people[edit source | edit] Íomar Fir Bolg, saint from the fifth or sixth century Pecker Dunne, musician External links[edit source | edit] Shannon Ferries See also[edit source | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit source | edit] ^ County Clare: A History and Topography 1837 by Samuel Lewis ^ Census 2006
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Kilrush, Co. Clare, Killimer, Co. Clare
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Cois Na Sionna offers accommodation in Killimer, 45 km from Tralee. Free private parking is available on site. Every room includes a TV. Enjoy a cup of tea while looking out at the sea or garden.

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