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Murroe, Co. Limerick

Mainstreet Church of the Holy Rosary Muintir na Tíre "Moroe" redirects here. For the Japanese prince, see Tachibana no Moroe.

Murroe, officially Moroe , is a small village in County Limerick, Ireland.

Murroe is located in the north-eastern part of County Limerick approximately 15 km from Limerick City and close to the Tipperary border. Nearby towns include Cappamore and Newport. The village is located on the R506 road. It is surrounded by the Slieve Felim mountains. The population is approximately 800. The increase in recent times is due in part to the growth of Limerick city thus creating a commuter belt to include Murroe and many of the other towns and villages in the area. The village was founded in the 1830s by the Barrington family, who lived in the now Glenstal Abbey monastery and boarding school from 1926. It is possible to go for walks in the Clare Glens wooded area along the banks of the Clare River and in the gardens and lands of the monastery. Murroe is also situated near an older monastic settlement of Abbey Owney and is home to a number of historical houses and buildings, such as Brittas Castle and Thomond Scout centre.

John Canon Hayes, founder of Muintir na Tíre was born in Murroe in 1882. He was a priest of the Archdioce of Cashel and Emly, ordained at the Irish College, Paris in 1913 and died at Bansha, County Tipperary, where he was the parish priest, in 1957. There are many sporting and cultural organisations in Murroe including Murroe Boher Amateur Dramatic Society, Murroe AFC and Murroe/Boher GAA. Murroe AFC, situated in Tubber, have grown from strength to strength in recent years with many new members coming from the many new inhabitants following the rapid development of Murroe. References[edit source | edit] edit source | edit] Official Murroe Community Website
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Bus to Murroe

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 332:
      • Dundrum (Tipp) (Golden Vale Ballroom) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Dundrum (Tipp) (Opp Golden Vale)
    • 341:
      • Bilboa Cross (Bilboa Sports Grounds) - Shannon Industrial Estate (GE Money)
      • Shannon Ind Est (Opp GE Money) - Bilboa Cross (Opp Sports Grounds)
    • 347:
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Tipperary (Abbey Street)
      • Limerick (Henry St) - Limerick (Bus Station)

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Main Street, Murroe, Co. Limerick

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