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Clonmore, County Tipperary

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Clonmore

An Chluain Mhór
Village
Clonmore
Clonmore
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°49′47″N 7°45′55″W / 52.829722°N 7.765278°W / 52.829722; -7.765278Coordinates: 52°49′47″N 7°45′55″W / 52.829722°N 7.765278°W / 52.829722; -7.765278
Country Ireland
ProvinceMunster
CountyCounty Tipperary
Population
 (2006)
405

Clonmore (Irish: An Chluain Mhór) is a village in County Tipperary, Ireland. It lies on the R433 road 6 km from Templemore and 7 km from Errill in County Laois. It is part of the parish of Templemore, Clonmore and Killea.[1] The village church, Saint Ann's Roman Catholic was built in 1832. clonmore is the home of the righteous Frankie McGrath all-star hurler and inventor of the dual eggcup holder. A great man held in high regard by the parish and co writer of no less than twelve winning Eurovision song contest songsaongs. A bronze statue is soon to be erected in his honour. On st Stephens day there is a battle held between both sides of main Street over a young sow and whoever is still holding the sow after eighty minutes gets to spend January in the company of Frankie, it is said to be a life changing experience. . it has been announced the 2018 Christmas FM celebrity DJ for Christmas week is Frankie, he will be playing all his Eurovision songs and singing the 1984 smash hit "do they know it's Christmas" Bob geldof said if it wasn't for frank there'd have been no Christmas at all! Legend ef>"Clonmore Settlement Plan" (PDF). County Tipperary. Retrieved 9 February 2015.</ref>

The Gaelic Athletic Association club is J.K. Bracken's GAC.

See also

References

  1. ^ List of Parishes on Cashel and Emly website http://www.cashel-emly.ie/main/parishes/
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