Parish Cemeteries

Lemenagh: This cemetery is managed by Clare Co. Council. Graves can be purchased on the death of a loved one. Contact: Margaret Conway. Read more.

Bunratty: It is located around the site of the old 12th century parish church and contains many traditional family graves. Negotiations are ongoing for an extension. As well as the ruin of an old church there are very many old and interesting headstones. Read more.

Drumline: This is a small cemetery in the grounds of the pre -refonnation parish church closed in 1742. It can only be accessed through private property. It has traditional family graves and has no remaining space for new ones. Read more.

Fenloe: For over one thousand years Fenloe was a monastic and parish church, a centre of religion and learning. Tradition says that the original monastic settlement dates from around 540AD. The cemetery is part of this old monastic site. Read more.

Kilnasoolagh: It is located in the grounds of the Church of Ireland church and is probably the site of the old parish church. It has traditional family graves and has no accommodation for new ones. Read more.

Kilmaleery: It is situated beside the ruins of the old parish church and has a wonderful view of the Fergus estuary. It is still used by a few families. Read more.

Kilconry: This cemetery is in the grounds of the old parish church of Kilconry and has no space for new graves. It is used by a number of families. Read more.

Clonloghan: It is beside the ruins of the old parish church of Clonlohan. Traditional family graves are still in use. Negotiations for an extension are ongoing. Read more.

Killeen: In 2000 AD the Ballycar Killeen cemetery was consecrated to the memory of all unbaptised infants and adults who are buried throughout the parish. Read more.

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