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Clonfert (Irish : Cluain Fearta) is a small village in east County Galway, Ireland, halfway between Ballinasloe and Portumna. The village gives its name to the Diocese of Clonfert. Clonfert Cathedral is one of the eight cathedral churches of the Church of Ireland, Diocese of Limerick and Killaloe. The cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Clonfert is located in Loughrea. It is home to Our Lady of Clonfert Shrine. Three churches lay in this parish, St. Brendan's Eyrecourt, St.Francis Meelick and Clonfert. Its current parish priest (2021) Fr.Declan McInerney and its bishop Michael Duignan.

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Coordinates: 53°11′56.76″N8°07′39″W / 53.1991000°N 8.12750°W / 53.1991000; -8.12750


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