Why Peoria Chose Clonmel

  • Clonmel was chosen as a Peoria sister city for these similarities with Peoria.
  • The people of Clonmel were friendly and interested in establishing a sister city with Peoria.
  • Clonmel is the county seat of County Tipperary as Peoria is of Peoria County.
  • Clonmel has a mix of agriculture and industry similar to Peoria.
  • Clonmel has a hospital much as Peoria is a downstate medical center.
  • The River Suir flows through the middle of Clonmel as the Illinois River flows through our town.