Creegh, or Cree as it is sometimes spelt, is a village to the west of Co Clare. It is situated at a crossroads near the towns of Doonbeg and Cooraclare. The nearest large towns are Kilrush and Ennis, which are 7 miles and 26 miles away respectively. Local amenities include a church, two pubs, a fast food restaurant, two primary schools, a B&B, a community centre, garage, shop and post office. Most of the people living around Creegh are involved in agriculture and the majority of the land is used for dairy farming. The Creegh River flows through the village and enters the Atlantic Ocean at Doughmore Bay, near Doonbeg.