July 2010 “Wooden stick”.  Kilkishen. Co Clare.  Clare is north-west of the River Shannon covering a total area of 3,400 square kilometres (1,300 sq mi). Clare is the 7th largest of Ireland's 32 traditional counties in area and the 19th largest in terms of population. It is bordered by two counties in Munster and one county in Connacht: County Limerick to the south, County Tipperary to the east andCounty Galway to the north. Clare's nickname is the Banner County

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