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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

death_place Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland (Republic of Ireland) instrument Bass guitar, guitar, vocals (singing) DATE OF DEATH 2003-5-11 PLACE OF DEATH Clonakilty, County Cork, Republic of Ireland thumb left Performing at the Palace Theatre, Manchester, 18th September 2010 (File:Roy Harper at the Palace Theatre, Manchester, on Saturday the 18th of September 2010.jpg) 2006 saw Harper release his first DVD, ''Beyond the Door''. Composed of live

; Judge Wright, who's never wrong!" A rural townland near Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland. Home to Teagasc Darrara Agricultural College In summer 2006, he again played a multitude of festivals, including the Moseley Folk Festival, Jersey Live, Beautiful Days and Clonakilty's second annual Guitar Festival, along with appearances at festivals in France and Catalonia. In November 2007, he performed

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home "Bassist for Jimi Hendrix Experience dies". USA Today, 13 May 2003 as has singer-songwriter Roy Harper.

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period, and later the Free State movement, lived in Clonakilty and attended the local boys' national school. He is widely regarded as one of Ireland's leading historical figures. He was killed by an Anti-Treaty ambush party during the Civil War (Irish Civil War). He gave many an oration from O'Donovan's Hotel on the Main Street of Clonakilty. A statue of Michael Collins by local artist Kevin Holland was erected in the centre of Clonakilty and dedicated in 2002. It can be seen at the junction of Bridge Street and Emmet Square. thumb right 226px Michael Collins (Irish leader) Michael Collins (Image:Iarthair Chorcaí 116.jpg) monument. Kennedy Gardens at Emmet (Robert Emmett) square in the centre of town are named after John F. Kennedy. In June 2012, Clonakilty was damaged by flooding. Community pulls together to ensure it’s business as usual in Clonakilty ''Irish Examiner''. Retrieved 19 July 2012. Clonakilty was founded on 5 May 1613. On the 5th of May 2013 President Michael D. Higgins and his wife visited the town to commemorate 400 years since it obtained its charter from the king. Public service acknowledged by President at Clonakilty Town Council civic reception Southern Star (The Southern Star (County Cork)) Retrieved 20 May 2013 Transport WikiPedia:Clonakilty Dmoz:Regional Europe Ireland Cork Localities Clonakilty Commons:Category:Clonakilty

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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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) were an Irish folk rock supergroup (Supergroup (music)) that formed in Clonakilty, County Cork in 1972. Comprising bassist, rhythm guitarist and vocalist Noel Redding (formerly of The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Fat Mattress and Road (Road (band))), lead vocalist and keyboardist Dave Clarke (Dave Clarke (musician)), lead guitarist Eric Bell (formerly of Thin Lizzy and Them (Them (band))) and drummer Les Sampson (formerly of Road), the band released two albums

– ''Clonakilty Cowboys'' (1975) and ''Blowin' (Blowin' (album))'' (1976) – before disbanding in 1976. In 1991, O'Riordan's wife Kay Keohane of Clonakilty, County Cork died at their home aged 81. He continued to live in their family home before moving to Glasnevin in 2000 to be close to his son Manus who lived nearby. He lived there until falling ill in November 2005 and was taken to the Mater Hospital. His health rapidly deteriorated and he quickly

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home "PKFHSPKFHS music news 2003-05-13-hendrix-bassist_x.htm Bassist for Jimi Hendrix Experience dies". USA Today, 13 May 2003 as has singer-songwriter Roy Harper.

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. H. Connell year 1981 publisher Clarendon Press location Oxford, England chapter On the accuracy of the Pre-famine (Great Famine (Ireland)) Irish censuses

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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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then turned to the family and told them to take care of Michael, because "One day he'll be a great man. He'll do great work for Ireland." Coogan, page 9 DATE OF BIRTH 16 October 1890 PLACE OF BIRTH Clonakilty, County Cork DATE OF DEATH 22 August 1922 - Michael Collins Centre Clonakilty Cork (County Cork) Munster South-West (List of regions of the Republic of Ireland) Biographical


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: http: 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: 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.

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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