Croom Maigueside Town and District as a place to live
Croom has now established itself as an attractive area to set up a home and residence.Major Quality Developments to be built in Croom as Cois Sruthain .Croom will be one of the most sought after regions in the Mid- West of Ireland..Croom –Patrickswell Limerick dual carriageway 10 mins to the suburbs of Limerick City. What has attracted people to set up home in the Maigueside District? Recreational and Pastimes.Croom Community Centre has major activities of indoor games; one of the largest centres in Ireland which accommodates Basketball, Badminton, indoor Hurling and Football .The Newly Built Scout Den accommodates the scouts, Beavers and Cubs. Sporting Activities as Hurling, Football, and Soccer cater for all ages, boys and Girls .
The Walking Club are very energetic group who regularly organise a weekly walk. It has the local Golfing Society and they have their regular outings, the area is very close to the Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort which hosts the Annual Irish Open Golf Event, renowned world wide. Horse Racing and Stud Farms ,Horses are the local passion and the area has a renowned name in its field, Bloodstock Breeding and Racing ,it is the home of the McNamara Family well known for their Horse Training and Breeding and Stud Farm. Andrew McNamara is one of the top leading jockeys at home and abroad with his brother John Thomas, the well known Croom House Stud and Island more Stud are Landmarks. Its picturesque settings and areas.
The Maigue River adds a major character to the overall scenery of the area.The people are conscious of Educating and bringing up their families in a Quality and safe Environment. The Community College is most progressive Colaiste Chairain, and it has initiated a model which is looked on by Teachers and Tutors throughout the country and in other centres of teaching and Education Home and Abroad. Croom National School has a reputation for the Highest Standards and pupils have excelled and well prepared for their transition into Secondary Education. The Town is very well serviced with transport services, the city link transport company services the Town on a one hourly basis and this is one of the most important factors for anybody considering setting up their residence and home. The Area is steeped in History with the Old Ruins of Anhid Church & cemetery one mile from Croom on the Southside of the Town, the Geraldine Castle where the kings of Munster resided,
The Round Tower at Carrigeen is a major attraction as not too many are in existence in Ireland .The views that can seen from Croom ,Tory Hill and it’s lake district ,The Hill of Knockfierna on the West side of the Town, it is known as the hill of the truth, in olden times it is where the people got their weather forecast from. The Maigueside poets who resided in Croom and Sean O Tuama of the Maigueside poets is buried in the old graveyard.