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 sourceÂ | 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 sourceÂ | edit] Ãomar Fir Bolg, saint from the fifth or sixth century Pecker Dunne, musician External links[edit sourceÂ | edit] Shannon Ferries See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ County Clare: A History and Topography 1837 by Samuel Lewis ^ Census 2006
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