County ClareCounty Clare
) is in the Irish province
. It is located on the west coast of Ireland
, northwest of the River Shannon
and bordering Lough Derg
. Area: 3269 km² (1262 square miles). Population (census
2002): 103,333. Its capital is the town
County Clare contains The Burren, a unique karst landscape area of limestone hills and fields, and is considered to be the centre of traditional Irish music today.
See also: Country Clare library at http://www.clarelibrary.ie/.