Clarina is situated about five miles west of Limerick city on the N69. Clarina has expanded in the past few years. Clarina is the northern porition of the parish of Patrickswell and is bounded on the north by the river Shannon, on the west by the Maigue, and on the east by Mungret parish. It is three miles or so north of Adare, and about two miles east of Kildimo.
Over the last few years, a new development of houses have been built, A service station, Hairdressers & Barbers has been built in the Village on the N69.