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Coiste Logainmneacha an Chláir (Clare Placenames Committee)

The Clare Placenames Committee was set up to advise and monitor the selection of suitable names for developments in the county. The group is representative of various cultural and historical bodies in the County and work in conjunction with Council officers. The groups represented include Clare Historical Society, Clare County Council, Conradh na Gaeilge, An Clár as Gaeilge, Ennis Town Council, Kilrush Civic Offices and Cairdeas Logainmneacha na Sionna.

Townlands of County Clare

A townland is the smallest geographical unit in Ireland with over 60,000 such units recorded. According to the maps of the Ordnance Survey, there are
2176 townlands in Clare, each providing a rich resource of placenames information.

The development of the Clare Placenames Project has seen several townland studies currently being conducted by volunteers across the county. Comprehensive research has been conducted into existing studies and information collected to date can be viewed on
Clare Townland Fieldname Survey

Clare Placenames Leaflet