Croagh is a picturesque small village in County Limerick, Ireland. It is located on the road between Rathkeale and Adare which was part of the N21 national primary road before it was bypassed. It is 14 miles from Limerick City. "Croagh" is from the Irish word "cruach," which is a hill or mountain. [1]

The village is in the agricultural area known as the Golden Vale. The village itself is one of the widest in County Limerick, with a park, a monastery, nursing home, music school, restaurant, hostel, garden centre, church, school, shop, 2 pubs, hall, an indoor Gaelic Athletic Association alley and 2 GAA pitches.

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Coordinates: 52°32′03″N 8°52′14″W / 52.53417°N 8.87056°W / 52.53417; -8.87056

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