Clonakilty

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community but also of the Irish people as a whole. The Festival is held each year on the third weekend in July, with the motto: "Cut the Misery and Spread the Positivity". In its first year the festival was a major success with a large crowds turning out for the opening Street party and bubble blowing ceremony. Other events held included; children's sports Day, Voluntary organisation showcase, Speakers corner, Break dancing, Story telling, traditional Irish music, Kindness Zones (areas throughout the town where small free gift where given out), A free raffle and Jungle Picnic. 'Irish Central news web site' Retrieved 28 January 2013. Sport Clonakilty has a GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) club, two soccer clubs (Clonakilty A.F.C, Clonakilty Town), a rugby (Rugby football) club and a Martial Arts club (Warrior Tae Kwon Do). The teams have been successful in recent years winning the Cork Senior Football Championship in 2009, 1996, and being runners up in the 2003 competition. Clonakilty RFC also became a senior rugby club in 2001 and spent 12 wonderful years in the All Ireland Rugby League (AIB League) until they were relegated to Division 1 of the Munster junior league where they currently play. Clonakilty won their first adult hurling county title when they won the Cork Minor B Hurling Championship in 2007. Clonakilty A.F.C. have won the Beamish Cup in 2008 & 1995 and in 2014 featured Australian international, Alex Swift. Students of the Clonakilty "Warrior Tae Kwon Do" club compete in a variety of Tae Kwon Do (taekwondo), Kickboxing and Freestyle (Freestyle Fighting) tournaments and the club has produced 4 World Champions WikiPedia:Clonakilty Dmoz:Regional Europe Ireland Cork Localities Clonakilty Commons:Category:Clonakilty


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have been successful in recent years winning the Cork Senior Football Championship in 2009, 1996, and being runners up in the 2003 competition. Clonakilty RFC also became a senior rugby club in 2001 and spent 12 wonderful years in the All Ireland Rugby League (AIB League) until they were relegated to Division 1 of the Munster junior league where they currently play. Clonakilty won their first adult hurling county title when they won the Cork Minor B Hurling Championship in 2007


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Fair Trade Town. In 2007 it was awarded the status of European Destination of Excellence by the European Commission at a ceremony in Portugal and is Ireland's first recipient of this prestigious title. left 240px thumb Clonakilty library. (File:Clonakilty-libraryfront.jpg) History Clonakilty is extremely rich in the ancient monuments and dwelling places of its early and pre-Celtic settlers. The Normans made the area their home and their castles and surnames survive to the present

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from Cork City (Cork (city)) to various parts of West Cork, shut down in 1961. Clonakilty railway station opened on 28 August 1886, but finally closed on 1 April 1961. *During the summer months, there's a bus link to Killarney via the N71 road through Skibbereen, Bantry, Glengarriff


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throughout the town where small free gift where given out), A free raffle and Jungle Picnic.big-hit-163329026.html 'Irish Central news web site' Retrieved 28 January 2013. Sport Clonakilty has a GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) club, two soccer clubs (Clonakilty A.F.C, Clonakilty Town), a rugby (Rugby football) club and a Martial Arts club (Warrior Tae Kwon Do). The teams


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footage recorded in 2004 at Irish folk club "De Barra's" in Clonakilty, Cork (Cork (Ireland)), the package includes an additional 10-track audio CD and received a 4-star review from both ''Mojo (Mojo (magazine))'' and ''UNCUT (UNCUT (magazine))'', as well as from ''Classic Rock (Classic Rock (magazine))'' magazine, who made it their "DVD of the month". Born in Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland, Anglin emigrated at the age of 26 as part


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throughout the town where small free gift where given out), A free raffle and Jungle Picnic. 'Irish Central news web site' Retrieved 28 January 2013. Sport Clonakilty has a GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) club, two soccer clubs (Clonakilty A.F.C, Clonakilty Town), a rugby (Rugby football) club and a Martial Arts club (Warrior Tae Kwon Do). The teams


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coast of County Cork, Ireland (Republic of Ireland). It lies between Clonakilty and Rosscarbery, near Galley Head. According to the 2006 Census, Ardfield had a population of 670. Ardfield is part of the Roman Catholic (Roman Catholic Church) parish of Ardfield Rathbarry. Local amenities include a church, post office and pub. The village is within five minutes drive of several beaches, including Red Strand, Sandscove and Dunnycove. O'Keeffe was born in Ballindangan


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Leader date 24 February 2012 accessdate 24 February 2012 Currently, English novelist David Mitchell (David Mitchell (author)) calls Clonakilty home. Monday Night Trad Sessions, O'Donovans Tuesday Trad and Shanley's Famous Music Bar main venues. Summer afternoon sessions in Scannells beer garden with Dave and Friends, De Barras Folk Club presents famous acts like folk legend Christy Moore and Sharon Shannon, Frances Black and Setmaker play here regularly. Clonakilty

hosts several festivals every year, among these are The Clonakilty International Guitar Festival in mid-September, The Motion festival and The Waterfront Festival in August. The 2010 Waterfront Festival featured Irish acts, The Dublin Gospel Choir, Mundy, Aslan (Aslan (band)), The Heathers, Setmaker and Spanish Singer Paula Gómez and her band. Clonakilty is also known for its black pudding. The famous Clonakilty Blackpudding originated in Twomey's butcher shop in Pearse Street

town that grew along the old railway line between 1930 and 1950. Built on a miniature of the Railway line, you can enjoy a unique overview of the character and history of a heritage town. Location: Inchydoney Road, Clonakilty, Co. Cork Clonakilty is the home of the famous and world's only "Random Acts of Kindness Festival" set up in 2012 by the local Clonakilty Macra na Feirme Club. The festival aims to celebrate the welcoming and warm hearted nature of not only the Clonakilty

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1821 4033 1831 3807 1841 3993 1851 3297 1861 3108 1871 3568 1881 3676 1891 3221 1901 3098 1911 2961 1926 2770 1936 2961 1946 2825 1951 2742 1956 2517 1961 2417 1966 2422 1971 2430 1981 2698 1986 2786 1991 2812 1996 2970 2002 3698 2006 4154 2011 4721 footnote Census for post 1821 figures. http: www.histpop.org http: www.nisranew.nisra.gov.uk census last Lee first JJ authorlink John Joseph Lee editor-last Goldstrom editor-first J. M. editor2-last Clarkson editor2-first L. A. title Irish Population, Economy, and Society: Essays in Honour of the Late K. H. Connell year 1981 publisher Clarendon Press location Oxford, England chapter On the accuracy of the Pre-famine (Great Famine (Ireland)) Irish censuses author-link Joel Mokyr last2 O Grada first2 Cormac author2-link Cormac Ó Gráda title New Developments in Irish Population History, 1700–1850 journal The Economic History Review volume 37 issue 4 pages 473–488 date November 1984 url http: www3.interscience.wiley.com journal 120035880 abstract doi 10.1111 j.1468-0289.1984.tb00344.x '''Clonakilty''' ( ), is a small town in County Cork, Ireland, approximately 45 minutes away by road to the west of Cork City (Cork (city)). The town is located at the head of the tidal Clonakilty Bay and is surrounded by hilly country devoted primarily to dairy farming. Clonakilty Agricultural College The town's population is 4,721. cso.ie

The town won the Irish Tidy Towns Competition in 1999 and every year since has gained awards for its environmental efforts. The cleanliness is the result in part of the voluntary efforts of local shopkeepers and staff. In 2003, Clonakilty became Ireland's first ever official Fair Trade Town. In 2007 it was awarded the status of European Destination of Excellence by the European Commission at a ceremony in Portugal and is Ireland's first recipient of this prestigious title.

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