Place:Claremorris, Kilcolman (Clanmorris Barony), County Mayo, Republic of Ireland

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NameClaremorris
Alt namesClár Clainne Mhuirissource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates53.733°N 9°W
Located inKilcolman (Clanmorris Barony), County Mayo, Republic of Ireland
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Claremorris, is a town in County Mayo in the west of Ireland, at the junction of the N17 and the N60 national routes. The population of Claremorris in the 2011 Census was 3,979.

The town sits at the bottom of a valley, all roads leading to the town follow hills, in particular the old Knock road (known as the Knock hill) and Courthouse road. Although low lying the town does not experience flooding. There is no major river through the town.

Claremorris is the fastest growing town in County Mayo. There was a 31% increase in the town's population between 2006 and 2011 and a 23% increase between 2002 and 2006.

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