Clare Heritage and Genealogical Centre
Church Street, Corofin, Co Clare
Phone: 065 6837955
County Clare situated on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster suffered greatly from emigration over the last two hundred years. Between the years 1850 and 1880 an estimated 112 000 people emigrated from Co. Clare. By comparison the present population stands at just under 90 000. Emigration has created a Clare Diaspora which has resulted in millions of people world-wide who can trace their ancestry to County Clare. From the United States of America Canada Australia New Zealand Great Britain South Africa and Argentina many thousands of people seek a greater understanding of the lives of their ancestors and an awareness of their own personal heritage.