Cathair Dhá Chon

Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 52°38′21″N 9°08′57″W / 52.639264°N 9.149236°W / 52.639264; -9.149236Coordinates: 52°38′21″N 9°08′57″W / 52.639264°N 9.149236°W / 52.639264; -9.149236
Country  Ireland
Province Munster
County County Clare
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
  Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Cahiracon[1] (Irish: Cathair Dhá Chon, meaning "stone ringfort of the two hounds"),[2] sometimes written as Caheracon, is a small coastal village and townland in County Clare, Ireland. The village is just off the R473 road and is directly across the Shannon Estuary from Foynes in County Limerick. It is home to Saint John Bosco Community College, founded in 2002 as the result of an amalgamation of two older institutions. Cahiracon is within the civil parish of Killadysert and barony of Clonderalaw.[2][3]

Cahiracon is also where the religious order, Missionary Sisters of St.Columban founded in 1922.

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