O'Callaghan's-Mills community is situated some 27 km north of Limerick City in the County Clare. The village takes its name from the O'Callaghan family who were large landowners in the area. They were displaced from the Mallow area of Cork in confiscations during the Cromwellian Plantations when they lost 24,000 acres, 20,000 of which was deemed to have been the property of the ruling chief, Donncha O'Callaghan. He and his extended family were transplanted to east Clare, where they obtained land in the barony of Tulla. The village of O'Callaghan's Mills records their continued presence The community sustains a regular senior Gaelic Athletic Association hurling pannel team with county championship achievements at under-age, junior and senior levels.