Synonyms for ennistimon or Related words with ennistimon
Examples of "ennistimon"
Ennistymon House (sometimes also
House) was a former country house in the village of Ennistymon, County Clare in Ireland. Built on the elevated site of a medieval castle it has now been incorporated into the Falls Hotel.
Townlands are Ardnacullia North, Arcnacullia South, Attycristora, Ballingaddy East, Ballingaddy West, Calluragh East, Calluragh South, Calluragh West, Carrowgar, Carrowntedaun, Castlequarter, Cloonaveige, Clooncoul, Clooneybreen, Crag, Deerpark Lower, Deerpark Middle, Deerpark Upper, Deerpark West,
, Fahanlunaghta Beg, Fahanlunaghta More, Furraglaun, Glebe, Gortnaclohy, Kilcornan, Knockbrack, Knockpatrick, Lehinch, Lissatunna, Maghera, Rinneen, Shanbally, Sroohil, Tullygarvan East, Tullygarvan West and Woodmount.
The town's official name is
, although Ennistymon is the spelling most widely used. Historically, it was spelled "Inishdymon". This is believed to derive from "Inis Diomáin" meaning "Diomán's island". However, Míchéal Ó Raghallaigh argues that the name is derived from "Inis Tí Méan" meaning "island of the middle house" or "river meadow of the middle house".
Parts of County Clare were recognised as Gaeltacht areas following recommendations made by Coimisiún na Gaeltachta 1925. This was enacted by law under the Gaeltacht (Housing) Acts 1929-2001. There were Irish speakers west of Ennis in Kilmihil, Kilrush, Doonbeg, Doolin,
, Carrigaholt, Lisdoonvarna and Ballyvaughan.
() is a country market town in County Clare, near the west coast of Ireland. A popular tourist spot, it has a typical Irish main street, with many traditional pubs. The river Inagh, with its small rapids known as the Cascades, runs through the town, behind the main street. A bridge across the river leads to nearby Lahinch, on the N67 national secondary road. The town is connected to Ennis by the N85, the main street through the town.
West Clare and some pockets in East Clare were recognised as part of the Gaeltacht by the Irish Free State government in the original "Coimisiún na Gaeltachta" in 1926. The most prominent of these areas with native Irish language speakers were west of Ennis in Kilmihil, Kilrush, Doonbeg, Doolin,
, Carrigaholt, Lisdoonvarna and Ballyvaughan. However, by the time of the second "Coimisiún na Gaeltachta" in 1956, the decline had been such that West Clare was completely removed from the list, though it remained under the Gaeltacht (Housing) Acts until 2001.
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